Children
 Nigeria
Project #7888

Care & Support for 450 Orphans in Nigeria

by SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT (SDCE)

Summary

Project will empower 50 caregivers & provide adequate care for 450 orphans and vulnerable children, by increasing the knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality, gender-sensitive care and support (e.g. clothing, food, water, hygiene, shelter, bedding, emotional support, education ,health care ,a safe environment ,recreation) and life skills for 450 orphans in Rivers State, Nigeria.
$10
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

As HIV/AIDS continues to ravage Rukpokwu & Andoni Communities , it leaves behind an increasing number of orphans and vulnerable children , the burden of care falls to older siblings, grandparents and other extended family members, many of whom do not have the economic means to meet the basic needs of these children; HIV/AIDS is weakening the demand for education. Orphaned children, who were in school prior to the death of one or both parents, are dropping out at alarming rates.

Solution

Project will create income generation activities for 50 care givers and improve on the level of care and support for at least 450 Orphans by providing quality, gender-sensitive care and support (e.g. clothing, food, water, hygiene, shelter, bedding, emotional support, education ,health care ,a safe environment ,recreation

Long-Term Impact

50 CARE GIVERS will be empowered in 12 months, 450 OVC provided with basic needs - clothing, food, water, hygiene, shelter, bedding, emotional support, education ,health care ,a safe environment and recreation50 care givers trained as Peer Educators , 2JETS CLU3/ OVC INNOVATION CLUBS FORMED . .

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.sdc-m.interconnection.org
SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT
Care & Support for 450 HIV Orphans in Nigeria
Care & Support for 450 HIV Orphans in Nigeria

Organization Information

SOCIETY FOR DEVELOPMENT & COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT (SDCE)

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers - Nigeria
Website: http:/​/​www.sdc-m.interconnection.org
Project Leader:
Kayode Adedoye
Port Hacourt, Rivers Nigeria

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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