Banish Poverty

Monday, June 9th, 2014

Our Achievement

  • 1600 Vulnerable Senior Citizens given N10,000 monthly stipend and medical
  • 1220 women in the 61 UNICEF Focal communities have been trained on skills acquisition and given micro-credit
  • 1830 Farmers in the 61 UNICEF Focal Communities have been provided farm inputs
  • 40 Brand New Saloon Cars provided for Abuja based Osun Taxi Drivers under the O’CAB initiative
  • 70,  18 Seaters brand news buses provided for transport unions in the State
  • 3,000 tailors trained in  modern garment making
  • 18,000 women provided with N600m loans for business purposes
  • 30 citizens sent abroad for training in mechatronics

Next Steps

  • To automate payment of monthly stipends to vulnerable citizens as well as scale up the initiative of Agba Osun
  • To focus on empowerment of women through provision of subsidies on agro-processing equipments such
  • To use the 30 trainees sent to Germany on training in Mechatronics as train-the-trainers for knowledge sharing and transfer
  • To empower more women in 61 new UNICEF Focal Communities in the state
  • To give another set of 18,000 women beneficiaries loans under the N600million initiative

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