In Nigeria, we support programs providing access to healthcare and skills training.
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Freedom Foundation is committed to addressing the ever-mounting and staggering challenges in our society by empowering individuals who are plagued by various categories of social and economic challenges. Its model of Rehabilitation, Education and Empowerment is augmented by research and awareness. Freedom Foundation believes that everyone has the right to live freely, free from addiction, sex slavery, ignorance and poverty.
Skills Training • 2022-2023
Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF Nigeria) with the vision to ensure a healthy Nigeria has played an instrumental role in enhancing the availability, accessibility, affordability and effectiveness of healthcare services in remote areas of Nigeria. The key thrust areas of TCF are restoring sight, providing access to primary health care and providing safe drinking water. Each thrust area is considered a mission in itself with the allocation of expert attention, time and resources to achieve the same.
supported through eye surgeries
Healthcare • 2020-2023
WAVE is tackling youth unemployment by getting young people work-ready through skills development and helping employers find untapped talent for their businesses. WAVE’s unique screen-train-match-support model places competencies over credentials, putting trainees in charge of their own learning with experiential instructional methods. WAVE’s team has deftly levelled the playing field for thousands of Nigerian youths in Lagos, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Ogun, Cross River and Kano states since 2013.
Skills Training • 2021-2022
supported through soft skills training and job placement
The END Fund is the leading collaborative philanthropic fund solely dedicated to ending the five most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The END Fund manages a portfolio of programmatic funds to ensure that people at risk of NTDs have the opportunity to live healthy and prosperous lives. Since its founding in 2012 through 2020, with its partners, the END Fund has provided over 1 billion treatments for NTDs worth more than $1.3 billion.
Healthcare • 2021-2022
Wavecrest College of Hospitality is a project of Women's Board, Education Co-operation Society, a non-profit organization developed to contribute to women's development in both rural and urban settings. For over 40 years, Wavecrest has consistently trained individuals and produced graduates who are in demand in the industry. 100% of its graduates decently employed within 3 months of graduation or become entrepreneurs and employers of labor.
supported with culinary training
Skills Training • 2020-2021
Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT) provides technical vocational education and training with emphasis on education in values to youths from families with limited resources so that they develop, help their families and be of service to the industry and society. IIT also provides practical hands-on engineering skills training to currently employed workers of industries. It provides 3 major industrial technician programs: Mechatronics, Electromechanics and electrotechnics.
supported through the mechatronics program
Skills Training • 2021-2022
One Precious Life (OPL) Academy, is an employment accelerator on a mission to raise the standard of skilled labor and bridge the skills gap in Nigeria by equipping local construction talent with industry-relevant skills and connecting them to available job opportunities. Till date, they have trained 1,000 + construction artisans, 70% of which are engaged in decent work.
Skills Training • 2021
supported through cleaning training