80 youths in the Dakata community, Fagge, Kano state, were sensitized on the dangers of abusing drugs and were taught essential business skills to enable them start-up and run various businesses.

Project design and objective were relevant due to the rising unemployment rate in Dakata, Fagge local government area, Kano State, this has led to depression, low self-esteem, anxiety and other mental health issues, the use of hard drugs, and a high crime rate because most are looking for ways to earn a living. From the baseline survey, most youths believe taking drugs will help solve their problems.

The Project was effective as it changed the mindset of 80 unemployed young people in the Dakata community, Fagge, by sensitizing them on the dangers of drug abuse and provided them with the necessary business skills to enable them to start their business ventures in other to earn a living and also be employers of labor. After the training 2 most active participants were giving startup kits.

Resources were effectively utilized and items were bought at the cheapest price with high quality. The project is sustainable as those trained will become peer Anti-drugs and business peer educators in the community.

Thank you for making this project a success.


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