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EMPOWERING RURAL ADOLESCENT GIRLS AS VILLAGE HEALTH WORKERS

EMPOWERING RURAL ADOLESCENT GIRLS AS VILLAGE HEALTH WORKERS

This project addresses the poor state of adolescent girls and maternal health in Boko Haram affected state of Borno, Nigeria. It also strengthens rural girls by supporting their transition from secondary school to being trained as Village Health Workers (VHWs). In doing so, the acute shortage of health workers in Borno state will be addressed. ...

NATIONAL HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM

NATIONAL HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM

Annual Dissemination of Findings Girl Child Concerns (GCC) is one of MacArthur Foundation’s partners, working to promote accountability in the education sector in Kaduna State through active monitoring of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) in the state. GCC mobilises and facilitates the participation of gatekeepers and citizens in monitoring and instituting the process ...

KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL CONFERENCE

KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL CONFERENCE

The Regional Conference for African Traditional and Religious Leaders for Keeping Girls in School in Africa For decades, African governments and international development partners have been trying to improve the health of women and children and reduce suffering resulting from pregnancy and/or childbirth. While improvements have been recorded, the rate is abysmally low and not ...

Capacity Building for Community Health Extension Workers

GCC identifies collaborating with the government and building partnerships as a strong strategy for the entry and sustainability of its interventions. To that effect, GCC puts great emphasis on collaborating with both National and State Governments in its region and states of intervention. In order to strengthen Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCAH) ...

SELECTION& ENROLLMENT INTOTHE GIRLS’ ACADEMY

SELECTION& ENROLLMENT INTOTHE GIRLS’ ACADEMY

This year’s enrollment into the Female Student Scholarship Scheme(FSSS) was remarkable as GCC enrolled the first set of girls into theGCC Girls Academy in Borno. The Girls Academy is another initiative by GCC to ensure more girls in Borno State especially those from IDPCamps, access secondary education through its scholarship scheme. The Academy is aimed ...

DR MAIRO UN APPOINTMENT

DR MAIRO UN APPOINTMENT

UN Secretary-General appoints new members to Emergency Response Fund’s Advisory Group (Including GCC Board Chairperson Dr. Mairo Mandara (New York, 19 October 2017): United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced last week the appointment of nine new members of the Advisory Group of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF). Established by the United Nations General Assembly ...