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20 GIRLS OFF THE STREET FOR GOOD IN NIGERIA

The Girls listening to the trainer

Thousands of girls troupe out of public secondary schools in Nigeria every year to the streets. This is as a result of the fact that they are not able to further their education and there are no jobs for them. After a year of their graduation from secondary schools at tender age of 15 to 18 years, many of them would have become single mothers with no fathers to claim their children. Many would have become victims of human trafficking, HIV/AIDS and Child Brides. As a result of this, Gender equality is becoming more and more difficult in Nigeria and Violence against Women on the increase at a very alarming rate. As this is becoming a serious burden, Women Inspiration Development Center established Vocational and Violence Free Girls Club (VVIFREG) in 10 public secondary schools in Nigeria last year. The Senior Secondary 2 students that had a year to their graduation was targeted to be members of this club. Immediately they came out of secondary school this year, 20 of these girls was recruited for Empowerment Workshop and Vocational Training at the Center. This was possible as a result of the 540 Euros we were able to raise at www.betterplace.org
Help us in any way you can to take more girls away from the street, you could Share this post, Donate or connect us with donors. $1600 would train 20 more girls and established them in their own small business and they will be free of premature marriage, domestic and sexual violence.

One of the girls practicing what they have been taught
Listening in rapt attention to the trainer
Some of the materials made at the training

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Cali gal Michelle's picture

This program sounds great,

This program sounds great, and thank you for taking such positive action. I do hope many girls are helped. Beyond that, I hope attitudes will change so that lives are changed.

Thank you for all you do. I hope this center finds the assistance needed so this program can continue helping girls!

Let us Hope together-
Michelle
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busayo's picture

Thanks!!

Thanks Michelle for your encouragement. I hope we are able to continue the work too. There are still so much to do

Warmest
Busayo

Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria
busobisaki@yahoo.com
womeninspirationcenter@gmail.com
http://womeninspirationce.wix.com/widcng

Hideko N.'s picture

Dear Busayo, I think God just

Dear Busayo, I think God just sent you to me! I have been looking for ways to give skill-acquisition training + HIV/AIDS awareness. Though right now Japanese are not allowed to enter other than Abuja and Lagos. Will you be able to come out there? Please contact me at my email address below and let us discuss!

Hideko N.
email: info@swacin.com
http://www.swacin.com
https://www.facebook.com/Swacin

busayo's picture

Thank God!

Dear Hideko
I am so glad for our connection. Skill Aquisition+HIV/AIDS is our major program now at Women Inspiration development Center. Pending the time you are able to come out of Abuja and Lagos, I can come and meet you in any of those places and we can even organize to bring our girls there. We just need to plan it. I will still email you on this later. Thanks once again for making this connection possible!

Warmest
Busayo

Busayo Obisakin
Women inspiration Development center
Ile-Ife, Nigeria
busobisaki@yahoo.com
womeninspirationcenter@gmail.com
http://womeninspirationce.wix.com/widcng

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