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Emergency Trust Fund for Africa

Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Nigerian Girls (I-SING)

This programme aims to improve the protection, access to informal education and economic empowerment of 12 000 teenagers through a community approach, based on an existing network of community committees, women's groups and trainers in north-east Nigeria. In addition to young girls, the programme will target 5 000 teenage boys through activities to improve their means of subsistence while enhancing their awareness of the added value of gender equality and healthy masculinity.

Main objectives

The general objective of the programme is to improve the safety, livelihoods and personal agency of adolescent girls in North East Nigeria.

1- Improve adolescent girls' and boys' life skills, reproductive health knowledge and psychosocial support;

2- Improve adolescent girls' and boys' financial literacy, access to savings and loans and livelihood skills;

3- Provide an enabling and supportive environment for adolescent girls to thrive.


Mercy Corps

EUR 3 500 633

Investing in the Safety and Integrity of Nigerian Girls (I-SING)

Action Fiche

2 MARCH 2023
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Region and Country
Sahel & Lake Chad
Strengthening resilience of communities
Mercy Corps

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