The board of Strategy and Development Initiative (SI4DEV) has selected for sponsorship funding fourteen (14) final pilot projects by the 2018 class Alumni. The total cost of funding these projects will gulp up to three million naira including administration fees. States that will be impacted are Delta, Kano, Benue, Osun, Bayelsa, Ogun, Lagos, Abuja, Rivers, Kaduna  and Cross River.

Final selected projects and approved funding as follows:

Project                                                         Partner                          Funding
1. Give Accessible Eye care for 1000 School Children: Ruke Ejegreh –  350,000
2. Clean and Safe Water for 100 Families in Nigeria:  Hezekiah ibrahim –  500,000
3. Sanitary Pads Bank For 50 Displaced School Girls: David Arome –  200,000
4. Emergency Classes For 500 IDP Children in Nigeria: Timothy Bem – 350,000
5. Life Skills for 200 School Children in Nigeria: Ikomon Emmanuella –  100,000
6. Improve School Performance for 300 Poor Students: Adefare Tomisin – 100,000
7. Counseling and Leadership Spaces in Rural Schools: Nwamaka Osu – 250,000
8. Vocational Skills for Unemployed Youth in Nigeria: Monisola Aiyekusehin – 200,000
9. Vocational Skills for 50 Impoverished Villagers: Julie Obi – 250,000
10. Enhance Digital Literacy for Orphanage School: Eghehan Francis – 200,000
11. Support Girls Right to Education in Abuja Nigeria: Patricia Okolo –  150,000
12. Help Build a Toilet For 1000 Villagers in Nigeria: Henry Afor – 100,000
13. Eliminate Open Waste Disposal – Doka Boys School: Agana Veronica – 150,000
14. Reading and Literacy for 1500 Children in Nigeria: Sulyman Luqman – 100,000

This project funding comes on in addition to about 4million raised towards the Uyo project, a Crop processing facility in Abak, and another 1.8 million for the Kaduna happy learners project. Both projects are currently in various stages of implementation by the location groups and 2018 Alumni.

All sponsorship is a joint support from SI4DEV and TSDI (The Spring Development Initiative is an affiliate based in the United States). The funding has been agreed by the latter’s board of directors. It is a corporate investment in our Alumni’s projects and their personal development as leaders. The board of both charities are expecting a lot from us and we plan to deliver.

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