Girl Child Free Education Academy

by JULIE HELPING HANDS FOUNDATION | NIGERIA

Support our baseline survey, to help us set up a Nursery school for Vulnerable girls in a Hard to Reach community in Taraba State, Nigeria
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N 400,000
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What are you raising money for?

The organization intends, to carry out a needs assessment to determine the extent of intervention. The funds will help the organization send a team to Mambila Plateau to carry out a survey to help set up a school for less privileged girls and change their lives. Educating a girl child is educating a nation, improving the living standard of homes and communities. More than 80% of the girls in Sardauna are out of school and marry before the age of 15yrs, 30% enroll in school but less than 18% graduate. There are more schools in Sardauna without a girl child presence than anywhere in the world.


Why are you raising the funds?

The importance of girl-child education in the development of a society cannot be underestimated. Nigeria is ranked among the top 10 countries in the world with low Girl Child Education, with emphasis on northern Nigeria. States in northern Nigeria have the country’s worst Girl Child Education and health indices, the latest scorecard by a group of non-governmental researchers, says Taraba states have Nigeria’s worst Girl Child Education, highest female illiteracy, highest adolescent girl marriage, highest under 15 childbearing, and highest risk of maternal death and injury. . More than 80% of the girls in sardauna are out of school and marry before the age of 15yrs, 30% enroll into school but less than 18% graduate. There are more schools in sardauna without a girl child presence than anywhere in the world. The LGA ranks among the top places with the prevalence of malnutrition, lack of potable drinking water, and communicable diseases like HIV/AIDS, Gonorrhea, staphylococcus, and syphilis.


What will the funds raised help achieve?

- Girl Child Education Reduces Inequality - Education ensures economic growth - Girl Child Education promotes economic competitiveness - Girl Child Education raises productivity and earnings - It reduces poverty - Lowers infant and child mortality as well as maternal mortality rates - Girl Child Education decreases women’s fertility rates - Improves health and nutrition - Girl Child Education limits the spread of HIV/AIDS infection - Improves hygiene The report is published by Africa Health, Human and Social Development Information Service (Afri-Dev.Info), in partnership with African Coalition on Maternal Newborn and Child Health, and the Pan African Campaign against Forced Marriage of Age Children. The scorecards underline the links between poor educational attainment for girls, forced marriage of underage children, and underage childbearing. In Taraba state, Sardauna LGA records the lowest girl child enrolment, in both primary and secondary school, with some

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