Meet our volunteers

Mercy Odoh  is the owner of MXY Photography, specialize in portrait photography for families and children. Apart from being a photographer she is a volunteer as a Peer Educator with  an indigenous NGO: Youth Empowerment and Development Initiative. She has reached out to over 500 in school and out of school adolescent girls and young women between ages 13-19years in …

Holistic reproductive health assistance for pregnant women

Since the 1990s, maternal mortality has declined globally. However, pregnancy period continually poses great risk for millions of Nigerian women because of education, unhealthy cultural practices, inaccessibility to healthcare and skilled health workers. Other factors entail socio-economic status, geo-political zone and urban / rural residency. Maternal mortality as defined by the World Health Organization is the death of a woman …

Economic empowerment for girls and women

Female empowerment is an economic process that involves empowering Nigerian women as a poverty reduction measure. Empowerment is the development of women in term of politics, social and economic strength in nation development. It is also a way of reducing women vulnerability and dependency in all sphere of life. It can be noted that the aggregate of educational, political, health …

Awareness and Prevention of sex trafficking

Economic empowerment for girls and women Female empowerment is an economic process that involves empowering Nigerian women as a poverty reduction measure. Empowerment is the development of women in term of politics, social and economic strength in nation development. It is also a way of reducing women vulnerability and dependency in all sphere of life. It can be noted that …

Psychosocial support for abused girls & women

Violence against Children Survey (VACS) in Nigeria estimated that violence can be categorised as sexual, physical and emotional violence by under-18 females and males in Nigeria. There is a high prevalence of violence against the girl child in Nigeria. According to VACS, Girls are significantly more likely to experience both sexual and physical violence more than other combinations of violence: …