Sep 21, 2021

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FlexiSAF Foundation Trains Out-of-School Children to Transit Into Formal Schools

  • FlexiSAF has continued efforts to ensure that the out-of-school rate in Nigeria falls to the bare minimum
  • The Education Foundation has identified a community in the federal capital territory of Abuja with some not school-age children
  • More than 40 not school-age children aged 6 to 11 have benefited from a learning project by the foundation

FCT, Abuja – FlexiSAF Foundation, an educational foundation based in Abuja, has completed its signature Accelerated Learning Project (AccLearn) .

The Foundation’s Accelerated Learning Project aims to ensure that every child has access to quality and solid education in communities.

One of these parishes is Rugga Parish in the Wuye district of Abuja, which has over 40 children aged 6 to 1 1 years of age who do not attend school efitted from the AccLearn project and are ready for the transition to formal schools.

Founder, FlexiSAF Foundation, Ing. Ahmad Salihijo Ahmad said in a Goodwill message:

“I was proud to hear our children speak in English and it is a real pleasure to see how they compose. This shows that we have made great strides. ”

Ahmad also revealed plans to provide solar home systems to power the community’s mobile classroom as well as some neighboring houses In her welcome address, Executive Director of the FlexiSAF Foundation, Amina Usman, stated that the foundation, which began to re-school children, recognized that there were some types of children who are very unique and need to be met in their communities.

She said:

“Because of the problems we have in this country, like Distance from schools and insecurity, many parents do not allow their children to go to school.

“So accelerated learning hits them in their communities and helps the community to get involved in the project as you do Mothers can see and others here. ”

U sman, who noted that FlexiSAF has been in the community for three years, stressed the need for a concerted effort to get more children back to school and added that education cannot wait for everyone.

She added:

” We started with 50 kids but dropped back to 40 due to some challenges. I encourage the private sector to do such a thing because lack of access to education and training for future leaders is a huge pandemic. So we have to restrict it. ”

For the Chief Executive of Connected Development (CODE), Hamzat Lawal, who was represented by Mukhtar Modibbo, stated that education is of fundamental importance Human right every child should have,

He added that CODE’s partnership with FlexiSAF has resulted in a decrease in the number of out of school children in Nigeria .

To give an overview of the AccLearn project, Nelson Egbunu, Program Officer of the FlexiSAF Foundation said:

“We have the three-year curriculum for toddlers Compressed to 12 months. It focuses on literacy, arithmetic, life skills and arithmetic reasoning .

“The children will be transferred to formal schools and their learning will continue.”

The leader of the community, aka Mai Anguwa, Adamu Ahmadu, who praised FlexiSAF for for helping the community with the education of the children also appreciated them for their commitment to the cause he said improved the education of the children.

In a similar one Development, the Non-Governmental Association for Literacy Support Services (NOGALSS) started the initiative to develop an information and education package to combat violence against women and girls.

At his opening speech At the event, National President of NOGALSS Comrade Noah Emmanuel said the package will focus on violence against women and girls, sexual and gender-based violence and harmful practices, and sexual reproductive health and rights.

Remember that on Friday August 13th as part of the activities on the occasion of the International Youth Day.

The theme of the conference “Enlargement the margins “was geared to end SGBV against women and girls in Nigeria and Africa by and large.