Capacity Building

Every child should be able to dream big — and to do that, they need quality education.

Did you know?

• One in every five of the world’s out-of-school children is in Nigeria.

• Even though primary education is officially free and compulsory, about 10.5 million of the country’s children aged 5-14 years are not in school.

• In some states, kids are leaving school unable to read or write.

How can you support

• Tell the government to make sure kids don’t miss out on school due to conflict or crisis.

• Help empower girls — demand that no girl stays at home while her brother is in school.

• Ask leaders to invest in quality education, so every child leaves school able to read and write.

News & Stories

Might Nigeria Have Inadequate Surveillance for The Endemic Monkeypox?

With the incessant outbreak and spread of the rare infectious zoonotic disease, Monkey Pox, in Africa, endemic countries like Nigeria should have a heightened surveillance of the disease. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has newly confirmed 21 new cases of this disease on Sunday, September 13th, 2022, which goes to confirm that this disease is still very much around.

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