According to the Nigerian Constitution an orphan is a child (0-17 years) who has lost one or both parents. A child is vulnerable if, because of the circumstances of birth or immediate environment, is prone to abuse or deprivation of basic needs, care and protection and thus disadvantaged relative to his peers. There are numerous vulnerable children and orphans in Nigeria. Many don’t have […]
World Red Cross day is celebrated every 8th may to honour her founder Henry Dunant who was born on this day in 1828. It is also the day where awareness is raised for the cause of those suffering in pain, either from an aftermath of terrorism, war, natural disasters, poverty or illness. The fundamental principles recognized […]
DIFFERENT IS BEAUTIFUL 58 years ago, the morning of the 21st of March, 1960 started like any other day. But it was a day like no other. The incidents of that day served to permanently etch it on the bloodied pages of black history; punctuated by spitting metals and tearing flesh, by screams, blood and […]
Every year, on March 22, World Water Day is celebrated. It is a day that draws attention to the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities, and especially in developing countries. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is Nature for Water– exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges […]
WORLD CANCER DAY 4TH FEBRUARY 2018 WE CAN! I CAN!! Cancer is a generic term for a large group of diseases characterized by the growth of abnormal cells beyond their usual boundaries that can invade adjoining parts of the body and /or spread to other organs. It can also be called malignant tumors or neoplasms. […]
The first day of #Mission2Makurdi was a huge success! Thank God!
Our funding goal was N5m; but as at 10.30pm today (Wednesday), we’ve raised N5,357,500 from 77 donors! You all are just amazing!
“Not Too Young to Run” Today’s generation of young people is the largest the world has ever known. Half of the global population is under 30, and yet 73% of countries restrict young people from running for office, even though they can vote. Around the world, campaigns are underway to promote the rights of young […]
The Federal Government has noted its intension to establish a Presidential Council for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to provide high-level policy guidance, leadership and direction for the realisation of SDG targets. The SDGs which are 17 goals- Goal 1: No Poverty: Poverty is more than lack of income or resources- it includes lack of basic […]
Children face systemic barriers, including discriminatory policies ranging from exclusion of pregnant girls and young mothers from school to outright deprivation and forbidding of the girl child from having access to any form of education.
Malaria remains both a major cause and a consequence of global poverty and inequity: its burden is greatest in the least developed areas and among the poorest members of society.