Osagiedegbe Girls Empowerment Project

by Action For Community Development

Summary

This project is aimed at empowering young girls 16-19 years who are into prostitution with alternative means of livelihood.the project will assist them to receive training that will empower them with vocational skills. and also assist those that can be reintegrated into back into the school system to do so. This is necessary to secure their health and future.
$25
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

It's a global problem. The facts abound from community to community round the world. Approximately one-quarter of girls in developing countries are not in school. there is the strong need to change this trend by empowering 60 girls 10-19 years in Sakponba community.The girls get the needed life skills, sexual & reproductive health training,those that can be re-integrated into the formal education system return to school,& get alternative source of livelihood and thus get a secured future.

Solution

The project's holistic approach covers issues of teenage prostitution,violence against girls,HIV, STD, unintended pregnancies, life skills,sexual & reproductive health training, vocational training/job skills, school re-integration in order to lift girls out of poverty and give them a secured future.The girls get the needed life skills, sexual & reproductive health training,those that can be re-integrated into the formal education system return to school,& get alternative source of livelihood

Long-Term Impact

The girls get the necessary vocational and educational skills this will equip them to contribute to their family and community and thus will end poverty in it self, she is no longer vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. She is able to get a job or start her own business. Takes care of her family and will not need to sell her body.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.acdng.org

Organization Information

Action For Community Development

Location: Benin, Edo - Nigeria
Website: http:/​/​www.acdng.org
Action For Community Development
Project Leader:
Sam Ajufoh
Mr
benin, Edo Nigeria

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