We in partnership with USAID/Creative International are currently implementing a basic education response programme (ECR) with support from Creative International / United States Agency for International Development (USAID) where 1400 out of school children and adolescents of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) spread across 28 learning centres and host communities in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. This education crisis response programme involves provision of basic literacy and numeracy skills to these otherwise hapless children. In addition, there is a light snacks and water during their learning contact days and hours. The project is being implemented in Jere LGA of Borno State and we have so far achieved:
- 1400 pupils have been registered and are receiving basic educational, nutritional and vocational services since September, 2016 to date.
- These 28 learning centres (LCs) are further divide into:
- 13 Non-Formal Learning Centres for both boys and girls
- 6 Girls Learning Centres (GLCs) .
- 6 Youth Learning Centres (YLCs).
- 3 Adolescent Girls Learning Centres (AGLCs).
- A total of 1400 pupils comprising of girls and boys received non-formal education training for 11 months across 28 centres established in Jere local government area of Borno state.
- 300 adolescent boys and 150 adolescent girls received vocational training for 6 months and working tools were provided to them at the end of the training.
- About 78.79 % of the 1400 pupils have acquired functional literacy and numeracy skills in both Hausa and English languages.
- A total of 700 pupils were mainstreamed into the public school system in Jere local government area of Borno state.
The project has been completed on the 30th September, 2017.