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CBO, American Corner trains youth on SDGs

A cross-section of youth participants at the training

A Kano-based community-based organization, Mufarka Youth Development Initiative, in a partnership with the American Corner Kano, has organized one-day training for a select group of youth activists to educate them on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, on Sunday in Kano. The one-day training under the theme Youth Leading Sustainability,

A push for gender inclusion in leadership roles

A cross-section of participants at the summit

The one-day women leadership summit themed: “Bridging the Gap for Women Leadership and Accountability in Kano State” was aimed at mainstreaming and strengthening women’s participation in politics, governance and leadership processes in Kano state, towards achieving gender inclusion   Women’s participation in politics, leadership and governance processes has always been a hotly

Kano validates Free Maternal, Newborn and Child Health service charter

The Kano state government has validated its proposed Free Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Service, FMNCH charter, which aims to empower Kano citizens to be able to demand for accountability in the delivery of the government’s free maternal, newborn and child health programme. 396

CBOs and knowledge sharing for effective community engagement

The Mobilising for Development’s one-day learning and reflection workshop afforded community-based organisations, CBOs, in Garun Mallam local government area of Kano state the opportunity to share knowledge, experiences and best practices about effective CBO management   “We can’t quantify the immense benefits M4D has brought to our organization as before the coming

Towards sustainable healthcare delivery in Kano

Healthcare stakeholders deliberating on the way forward in Kano

The Kano State Contributory Healthcare Scheme and Free Maternal and Child Health Service Charter are both aimed at improving access to quality and affordable healthcare services to all the citizens of Nigeria’s most populous state including pregnant mothers and under-fives children 381

Girl Rising mobilises community influencers on girl-child education

  Girl Rising ENGAGE, a global campaign for girl-child education utilizing the power of storytelling to promote girl-child education, has trained community influencers including school teachers and university students in Kano, northwestern Nigeria, on how to mobilize and influence members of their communities to send their daughters to school. “We are working


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