Global Initiative for orientation, Rehabilitation and Development plans to assist 1000 indigent school-drop-outs in Dagba village, area 1, garki, Abuja in Nigeria, to acquire skills in order to be employable or self reliant. This project also seeks to assist these trainees in providing transportation fare and meal during the training; and plans to build 6 rooms skills acquisition training center as an alternative for formal education.
Nigerian school drop-outs situation is pathetic and with its consequences which pose huge threat on our economy, security and general social and political indexes. Current shocking report about Nigerian's school drop-outs by UNESCO revealed that Nigeria occupies fourth in position among the 12 world school drop-out sufferers with approximately 10.5 million kids out of school. GIFORD wants to tackle this malady by providing needed training to 1000 of them for active participation in the economy.
Advocacy and sensitization to the Dagba village heads for collaboration and supports, conduction of needs assessment to ascertain their actual needs, oragnization of pre-workshops and pre-training to encourage active participation, and by training these youths into specific chosen trade by their beneficiaries.
Training of 1000 school-drop-outs will: alleviate poverty, reduce rate of unemployment, reduce their vulnerability because of being gainfully engaged. In addition, this project will help 1000 school-drop-outs acquire gainful skills that will alleviate their poverty and in turn enropp in the distant formal education which is available in Abuja.