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 Children
 Nigeria
Project #26717

GWOZA Early Childhood Development Project

by DIVINE ACT CHARITABLE TRUST

Summary

The initiative is targeting marginalized and disadvantaged children mostly orphan and children living with vulnerability within the age range of 3years to 6 years and onwards. The project intends to help children especially in GWOZA Local Government Area in Borno state, where terrorism and poverty has prevailed most. The project's objectives are based on caring, counseling, educating and empowering orphans and integrating Children living with vulnerability for a better future.
$88,450.00
total goal
$88,425.00
remaining
17
days

Challenge

GWOZA Local Government Area in Borno state attacked by terrorist bombers in the communities, many of them lost their parents and extended families; The Government of Nigeria and Non-Government Organization tried extensively its best in replenishing these people's properties, to find a solution to the country's Child headed households-one of the many consequences of the terrorists attacked in the communities.

Solution

The project has taken the initiative to care for the OVCs and PHAs because their distant families have abandoned most of them, lack parental care and face many other difficult problems in life which makes ECD on the priority list. Children will be provided with education from nursery and others ECD Catch up programs and this will enable them to obtain ECD necessary services and skills to promote ECD in the community. Counselling services will be provided to most Orphans and Vulnerable Children

Long-Term Impact

Provide pre-primary education for children from 3 to 6 years to prepare for school; which a focus on the most vulnerable children Facilitate access to antenatal, post-natal preventive and basic health care services which improve child survival rates ( including breastfeeding, canceling etc ) Improve nutrition services, which improve children's physical development; Facilitate access to services for the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​www.dact-international.org

Organization Information

DIVINE ACT CHARITABLE TRUST

Location: Ibadan, Oyo - Nigeria
Website: http:/​/​www.dact-international.org
Project Leader:
Peter Adewunmiju
Programme Coordinator
Ibadan, Oyo Nigeria
March 2017 Accelerator
Donations: $25 raised ($5,000 needed)
 
Donors: 1 (40 needed)
 
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