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Giving adolescent girls a ‘second chance’ for education

Members of M4D's Life Skills Forum

  The second chance education program is an informal system of education targeting adolescent girls aged between 13 and 17 and who never had the opportunity to attend school or dropped out of school Northern Nigeria has one of the most frightful statistics of out-of-school girls in the world, which is evident

Day People with Disabilities (PwDs) decried discrimination, exclusion

A cross-section of People with Disabilities (PWDs) at the program

Ending stigma and discrimination against PwDs as well as achieving social inclusion are crucial for the successful realization of “Leaving no one behind,” one of the key themes of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) People with Disabilities (PwDs) in Sumaila Local Government Area of Kano state, northwestern Nigeria, have

Sumaila girls demand schools, toilets from LGA chair

Members of the Girls’ Platform in Sumaila local government area of Kano state have among others, demanded that their LGA chairman provides more girls secondary schools and female public toilets in their communities. The girls made the demands in Sumaila town Wednesday during a program organized by the DFID-funded Mobilising for

M4D trains Kano CBOs on capacity development

The Mobilising for Development (M4D) programme believes strengthening the capacity of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) is critical for inclusive action towards better service delivery at the grassroots In a bid to sharpen members of its partner Community-Based Organisations’ (CBOs) capacity development skills, the UK Department for International Development’s Mobilising for Development

When adolescent girls acquire life skills

  Providing girls with  access to education, healthcare, decent work as well as ensuring they participate in political and economic decision-making processes young women and girl is in line with Goal 5 of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)     Sixteen-year-old Mariya Idris is beaming with smiles; she has just received raw materials for

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

M4D: Mobilizing for Inclusive Action towards Better Communities

Mobilising for Development

The UK Department for International Development’s Mobilising for Development project is mobilising policymakers and citizens of communities in northern Nigeria, including girls and People With Disabilities, to acquire the necessary skills to be able to work with one another towards bettering their communities 262


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