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SCREENING OF BBC AFRICA EYE DOCUMENTARY: “DADI DADI CODEINE”

SCREENING OF BBC AFRICA EYE DOCUMENTARY: “DADI DADI CODEINE” As part of its sensitisation and awareness campaign on the menace of drug abuse, GCC took the mandate to strengthen its campaign for the education of young girls and young married adolescents on the ills of drug abuse. About 150 girls from various schools alongside some […]

NATIONAL HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM

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 of accountability in the […]

2019 GCC GIRLS’ GRADUATION

GCC has over the years been enthusiastic about the Girl Child Education as well as female empowerment. Annually, our Female Students Scholarship Scheme (FSSS) records a remarkable number of girls graduating from secondary schools. Upon graduation, and empowered with basic skills to better their lives, GCC secures admission for these girls into Universities home and […]

COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR EDUCATION

The visitation to Keke B ward was carried out on the 7th of April, 2019. The Chairperson of GCC, Dr. Mairo Mandara led the team to the community. Hajiya Umma Iliyasu gave the introduction on the purpose of the visitation asa need to meet with the community members, re-evaluate the progress made so far on […]

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 BULDING FOR VHW

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) […]

GCC GIRLS’ ACADEMY SELECTION

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 […]

DR MAIRO UN APPOINTMENT

(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 in 2005, the 21- member Advisory Group provides policy guidance to the Secretary General and advice on the […]

AFRICAN YOUTH EXPLORE STRATEGIES FOR KEEPING GIRLS IN SCHOOL

Youth from across Africa came together at a youth forum which was a pre-conference activity that took place at Nicon Luxury Hotel, Plot 903.Tafawa Balewa Way, Area 11, Garki, Abuja, Nigeria on 13th January 2019. The forum was set to kick-start activities for the First Regional Conference of African Traditional and Religious Leaders on Keeping Girls in […]

DAUSIYA RUFAI

My name is Dausiya Rufa’i. I come from a poor Northern family in Kudan Local government, Zaria. My dad is a farmer and my mum a full time house wife. This has been the status of my Family since I was born. In my local government, female education has a very low percentage; they believe […]

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