End Hunger and Poverty through Education

End Hunger and Poverty through Education

Campaign by The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center - Abuja, Nigeria
$412.3 (4 donors)
Goal is $3,000
13 Complete (success)

About The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center

The Emmanuel Ivorgba Center is a Nonprofit Corporation committed to ending global hunger and poverty, through investments in Education, support to social entrepreneurs and the development of tomorrow's leaders. We support positive social change through viable, sustainable programs that strengthen local people and communities. Our work focuses on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1, 2, 4 and 8.

About this Campaign

Millions of young boys and girls in West Africa are denied access to quality education. In Nigeria alone more than 13 million School-age Children are Out of School. Victims of poverty and traditional gender biases, 65 million girls and young women are kept out of the classroom, and millions more are in school but barely learning. Those who go to school, often following major financial sacrifices from family members, often find that their job options are no different than if they had never studied. They don't have the soft or technical skills that local employers are looking for.

Use of Funds

Your donations will strengthen our commitment to ending hunger and poverty by empowering young boys and girls with education through scholarships, livelihood skills opportunities and mentoring programs. In the last 3 years, we supported 6,000 children return to schools, provided livelihood skills training and tools to 3,000 women and supported 254 young business leaders in Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Ghana. Our efforts are helping to break the cycle of poverty in Africa. Your support will increase our impact next year

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