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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) ...

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 ...

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 …

FATIMA SULEIMAN

I am Fatima Suleiman; I was born and brought up in the northern part of Nigeria, Katsina state to be precise. I am a 22year old girl who grew up in a polygamous Hausa-Fulani home with three wives and 11 children; my mum being the second wife and the mother of five. Out of these …

MSD (MERK FOR MOTHERS) PROJECT

EMPOWERING RURAL ADOLESCENT GIRLS AS VILLAGE HEALTH WORKERS IN BORNO STATE, NIGERIA Child Concerns (GCC) is presently implementing a health project in Borno with the goal of empowering young rural women as Village Health Workers in the state. This is aimed at addressing the poor state of adolescents and maternal health in the Boko Haram …