Boko-Haram insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has disrupted the educational system with burning of schools, abduction, attack and killing of pupils and teachers. 2.8 million children are out of school, UNICEF 2019. Indefinite school shutdown to contain COVID 19 pandemic increases marginalized children risks of sexual violence and early marriage. The donation will be used to provide exercise books/pens and sustain 17 Temporary Learning Spaces (TLS) in Humanitarian Emergency established by IDS
The prolonged Boko-Haram insurgency in northeastern Nigeria has disrupted the educational system with offences ranging from burning of schools, abduction, attack and killing of pupils and teachers. According to UNICEF 2019 report, 2.8 million children are out of school in the region. Indefinite school shutdown to contain coronavirus pandemic has also increase the marginalized children risks of sexual violence/exploitation, unwanted pregnancies and early marriage.
IDS will use the fund to sustain the 17 established temporary learning centers (TLC) provide 3,500 learners with school bags, exercise books, payment of 34 community volunteer teachers(CVT) allowances and to expand on our virtual learning initiative that provide pre-recorded instructional and interactive lessons using audio devices (MP3 players) during COVID 19 Lockdown and in transits to promote IDPs, returnees and host community children right to quality education in Emerge
Increased access to quality education to vulnerable internally displaced persons (IDPs), returnees and host community children in humanitarian emergency