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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. ...

1 MILLION GIRLS’ MARCH TO SCHOOL

1 MILLION GIRLS’ MARCH TO SCHOOL

Free and Compulsory Quality Secondary Education for all Girls Since 2011, October 11th every year has been designated as the International Day of the Girl Child. It is a day set aside by the United Nations for promoting the rights of girls and addressing the unique challenges they face. It’s a day when diverse groups ...

BILKISU YUSUF ANNUAL LIFE SKILLS AND MENTORING RETREAT

BILKISU YUSUF ANNUAL LIFE SKILLS AND MENTORING RETREAT

Every year, as part of its traditions, GCC organises a mentoring retreat to serve as a holiday camp where young girl students are gathered and mentored on good morals, good etiquette, life skills and a lot more. This year’s retreat was a 4-day event that took place at Government Girls College, Maiduguri in Borno State ...

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 young married women were in attendance in Zaria at ...

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 ...

GCC SCHOLARS’ GRADUATION

GCC SCHOLARS’ 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 ...

GCC COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL

GCC COMMUNITY NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL

KingComposerLorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. 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 ...

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) ...