In regards to access to healthcare Nigeria was poorly ranked in the recently released first global healthcare access report, ranking 140th out of 195 countries. Education in Nigeria is a struggle especially for girls. A few reasons why girls are not completing school range from ideological beliefs about the unimportance of education for females to being unable to afford the unofficial school fees that rural schools charge. Parents are more likely to send their sons to school than their daughters
The project will provide Free medical health services and treatment of prevalent illnesses , such as malaria, worms, education and literacy support workshops and provision of resources, such as medical equipments, school supplies, health education materials, sanitary pads for girls,, food, clothings: mentorship programs and skills training workshops in soap, bleach, insecticide, water purification etc that prevent diseases, promote healthy living. poverty reduction and unemployment.
It translates into improving over 5,000 lives, by keeping them healthy and educated, restoring hope, reducing crime, and bringing positive change in the communities and beyond. It enhances and empowers the capabilities of those in need that are being helped, thereby improving standards of living. It links the community to local and international organizations to provide more developmental activities like clean water projects, building libraries and health centers.
This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).