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Women And Children Life Advancement Initiative is a non-profit organization based in Katsina State of north west Nigeria. The  membership are  mostly grassroot women and farmers.

Their  main areas of focus are:-

Environment, Education, Economic Empowerment, Health, Children and Women. It is an NGO with  no religious bias, although majority of the members are indigenous Christians, who are marginalized because of their faith.

The organization collaborates and partners  with individuals, organisations  and state government on various projects targeting  the grassroots communities. The services they render include but are not limited to : animation, mobilization, awareness and sensitization campaign, monitoring of projects, capacity building training for women farmers, who  they helped form  co-operative association, registered with the government.

Economic Empowerment

They have accessed – Agricultural Guaranteed Credit Scheme (AGCS) Loan which they  recorded 100% repayment. The Central Bank of Nigeria Katsina Branch paid them, Interest Draw Back as signed in the terms of agreement. Katsina State Agricultural Development Authority (KTARDA) and the Division of Co-operation Society, Ministry of Agriculture are stakeholders to this scheme and can testify.

To boast their projects in the farming sector, they also accessed loan from Oceanic Bank Plc (now Eco Bank) on “Help me grow” scheme and recorded 100% repayment.

 Awareness and Sensitization campaigns

Sensitizing rural women to use energy saving stove to reduce felling of trees and fight against climate change.

Proactively holding awareness campaigns on dangers of Genetically Modified Organism (GMO).

Capacity building - training rural farmers on agricultural practices, accessing of Loan etc.

Environment  - Tree planting and nurturing , which is very important because Katsina state lies in the arid zone close to the desert

They  also insert health, education other issues in their work because the plight of the rural women are enormous.

GLORIA M. OKON (President) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.