“Making development happen for women, youth and children”

Town Hall Meeting on Repositioning Enugu State for Good Governance
through Upholding the Dignity of the Human Person

Date: Thursday, 27th August, 2015Venue: Ofu Obi Africa Centre, Independence Layout, Enugu Time: 9 a.m.

South Saharan Social Development Organization, SSDO, with support from Oxfam Novib, is organising a Town Hall Meeting which aims to reposition Enugu State for good governance through upholding the dignity of the human person in revenue collection.

This event will bring together people from the Government, Judiciary, Civil Society Organisations, Professional bodies, Informal Sector, Media Organisations and all citizens.

In February this year, SSDO won a case against the Enugu State Waste Management Authority (ESWAMA) on the abuse of power by officials of this agency. SSDO is using the momentum of this case to organize and mobilize Civil Society Organisations and citizens of Enugu State to campaign against the abuse of power by government officials in the discharge their duties.

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Health

Protect women and children’s health by providing HIV/AIDS,
Tuberculosis, Health and Nutrition education.

Education

Provide girls and boys with education and skills to expand choice.

Good Governance

Strenghten democracy by empowering citizens to become
more instrusive in the budgeting process.

Economic Empowerment

Provide women and youth with financial and non financial services
and tools to strengthen and improve their skills and income.

Welcome to South Saharan Social Development Organisation (SSDO)

As we are all well aware, Africa, south of the Sahara, is regarded by many as the poster child for the “Dolorous Ds” that have afflicted humankind since the beginning of time: discord, debt, danger, drought, disease, depression, despair, desperation, destruction, doom, devastation, darkness and death.

We, at SSDO, recognize that the time has now come for the emergence of a truly developed Sub Saharan Africa. And, of course, a radical transformation of the consciousness of the individual South Saharan, lies at the heart of this emergence. With this goal clearly in focus, SSDO, and its small team of highly motivated and deeply dedicated men and women, innovate and implement programmes that foster the mental, physical and spiritual growth and wellbeing of the most marginalized and neglected members of our communities.

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Radio School
Supported by the MacArthur Foundation

This programme, the first of its kind in Nigeria, aims at leveraging the power of the radio to deliver quality secondary education to adolescent girls and boys in Enugu and Adamawa States

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Income Generation for People Living
with Disabilities
Supported by Oxfam Novib

Providing training to 100 physically disabled women and men, in the repair and maintenance of Mobile phones.

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“The Awakening” Radio Programme
Supported by OSIWA

A youth focused civic enlightenment radio programme aimed at informing, motivating and empowering youth to become active citizens.

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Town Hall Meeting on Repositioning
Enugu State for Good Governance through Upholding the Dignity of the Human Person

Thursday, 27th August, 2015, Ofu Obi Africa Centre, Independence Layout, Enugu, 9 a.m.

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Clinic – CBO Collaboration

Provides grants to hospitals and maternity homes in Enugu State South East Nigeria. To provide HIV/AIDS positives easy access to treatment.

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Sister Guardian Initiative (SGI)

Reduce violence against women at the community level.

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