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Safeguarding the Nigerian Child
Description/achievement of initiative

Safeguarding the Nigerian Child aims to deliver social interventions and preventative outcomes to ensure all children are supported to develop in an environment where they feel secure, safe, and are able to meet all their aspirations and develop their potentials for better outcomes for children in 5 key areas: Child Protection, Child Safety, Child Health, Child Education, Child Welfare

Implementation methodologies

Safeguarding the Nigerian Child works to raise standards, protect children, and improve lives for better outcomes. We will do this via: -Advocacy and sensitization programmes on safeguarding and child protection -Awareness campaigns with emphasis on rights of the Nigerian child -Partnerships and collaborations with government MDAs private organisations, schools and child care centres

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

This initiative will be governed in synergy with government ministries departmental agencies (MDAs) religious bodies, community based groups, and stakeholders and NGOs involved in child protection, child safety, child health, child education, and child welfare.

Partner(s)

Federal and State Ministries of Education, Health, and Justice; Nigerian Police Child and Juvenile Protection Units; Quality Assurance Departments of Ministries of Education; NGOs; private education institutions; National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (Delta State)
Progress reports
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
December 2020
Improve the value chain and equip women with necessary tools in business to address child labour, by ending hunger and poverty
October 2015
Organize the Safeguarding the Nigeria Child networking and partnership forum
September 2018
Achieve child education protection to guarantee the education of every child
September 2025
Improve public learning facilities in sel ected schools in rural areas
In-kind contribution
Donated computers, books, and health kits
Staff / Technical expertise
Saffron SDG staffs and volunteers
Other, please specify
USD 714,286 for renovation and improvement of public learning facilities

Basic information
Time-frame: October 2015 - December 2025
Partners
Federal and State Ministries of Education, Health, and Justice; Nigerian Police Child and Juvenile Protection Units; Quality Assurance Departments of Ministries of Education; NGOs; private education institutions; National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Association of Private School Owners of Nigeria (Delta State)
Countries
Contact information
Opeyemi Ebulu Eyuruntari, CEO/Principal Partner, info@saffronsdgf.org
United Nations