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Public Health Awareness in the Niger Delta
According to the United Nations Environmental Programme, the human rights and environmental disaster in the Niger Delta affects over 30 million people. Families are drinking water heavily contaminated with oil- and the carcinogen benzene. Widespread comprehensive medical examinations and health monitoring is needed. Local communities need to be educated about the dangers of their poisoned ecosystem. For more information, click to watch our video on Youtube.
St. Catherine’s Girls Secondary School
The program focuses on girls’ education and healthcare for sustainable economic development. It targets indigent students in the community and provides them with scholarships and school supplies. The program also provides mentoring opportunities to the students, which allows for career guidance and emotional development. Through partnership with the community, dilapidating school buildings are renovated for comfortable learning environment.
We empower indigent widows and single mothers, by providing resources, and job opportunities. The program provides hands-on training for skill acquisition and supports them with start-ups after successful completion of the training. The program also provides eye exams and other medical resources for their healthcare needs.
Infrastructure Development in Village Communities
Nkwerre, a small village in Nigeria, received a full design of potable water supply and distribution system through the philanthropic effort of Sustainability International. The latest technology in topographic surveying was deployed to develop a topographic map that was used to design potable drinking water with full distribution system.