Girl Child Concerns

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 ...

The Faces of War at Dalori Camp

Seated on a mat with their needles and threads, weaving embroideries on northern caps in production, the four young men appeared as if they had no care in the world. But the moment they started sharing with me their horrifying stories, it became clear that behind the veneer of that calmness were scars that may …

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 …

MACARTHUR PROJECT

NATIONAL HOME GROWN FEEDING PROGRAMME PROMOTING ACCOUNTABILITY & TRANSPARENCY IN THE NATIONAL HOME GROWN SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM IN KADUNA STATE Girl Child Concerns (GCC) is implementing an accountability and transparency project which is aimed at promoting accountability in the educational sector in Kaduna State through active monitoring of the Home Grown School Feeding Programme (HGSFP) …

ADOLESCENT GIRL’S INITIATIVE

Investment in Girl Child education × Dismiss alert ADOLESCENT GIRLS BRIEF ON THE PROJECT Investing in girls’ education is one of the most leveraged and cost-effective investment that a nation can make. The Adolescent Girl’s Initiative is a scale-up of a program implemented by the Centre for Girls’ Education Zaria aimed at improving the social, economic …

KEKE COMMUNITY PROJECT

KEKE IS A COMMUNITY UNDER CHIKUN LGEA OF KADUNA STATE. &NBSP The absence of a Health Care Centre within Keke community aggravates the challenges the women face in terms of accessing health facilities and commodities. Keke community is on the outskirts of the state with limited health care facilities and poor or most times absence …