Interventions


GROUP

OBJECTIVE

INTERVENTIONS

PEOPLE LIVING WITH DISABILITY

1. ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

To improve capacity of persons living with disability for self-sustenance

  • Provide training in various skill areas including Computer operations, bead making, catering, etc.
  • Facilitate self-employment through provision of  Equipment, funds and performance incentives

 

2. ACADEMIC DEVELOPMENT

To improve academic capacity of persons living with disability

  • Provide adult literacy education for persons living with disability
  • Prepare prospective undergraduates for Computer-based Tests (CBTs) including UME/PUME through IT training.
  • Facilitate academic pursuits via provision of technologies that permit persons living with disability to participate in normal social and academic activities including wheelchairs, visual aids, hearing aids, etc.
  • Facilitate school attendance of persons with special needs through provision of bursaries to undergraduate persons living with disability
3. MEDICARE

To improve health outcomes of persons with special needs

  • Provide psychological rehabilitation of persons living with disability through personal and group counseling activities.
  • Provide basic and specialist care including free medical checks and supply of prescribed medications to persons living with disability.
  • Conduct health talks to sensitize persons living with disability on hygiene and how to optimize health.
4. ADVOCACY

To promote fairness in perceptions of, and attitudes towards persons living with disability in the society

 

  • Conduct public enlightenment campaigns for improved attitudes towards persons living with disability.
  • Persuade governments MDAs to make and implement laws that improve lives of persons living with disability in Nigeria.
  • Hold seminars and workshops for people with disability on their legal rights and privileges as Nigerian citizens.
5. WELFARE

To promote welfare of persons living with disability

 

 

 

6.EXERCISE ,FITNESS,AND SPORTING ACTIVITIES

  • Provide meals for persons living with disability during training or interventions
  •  Facilitate access of mentally challenged persons to free meals-on-wheels daily.
  • provide materials and resources that improve well-being of persons living with disability

 

  • Health Benefits:  Provide regular exercise and sporting  activities for the  health and well being of people with  disability
  •  Psychological Benefits: Reduce anxiety, depression and  increase self-esteem.
  •  Social Benefits: gain new experiences, new                   friendships, and a  countering of stigmatization.

WIDOWS

1. MEDICARE

To promote better health outcomes for widows

  • Operate mobile clinics that provide medical outreach programs for indigent widows in rural communities
  • Provide basic and specialist health-care, including free medical checks and supply of prescribed medications to indigent widows.
  • Provide health education to indigent widows
2. ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

To promote improved livelihood for widows

  • Provide skills learning opportunities in various trades and skill areas to indigent widows.
  • Establish linkages with relevant government and non-governmental organizations such as National Directorate on Employment (NDE), State SMEs centres, SDGs offices, CSOs to provide skills to women, vulnerable young people and disabled persons
  • Provide Basic SMEs Management education for women, vulnerable young people and disabled persons and to assist them have improved and sustainable means of livelihood using socially acceptable techniques.
  • Provide SMEs Start-up support including equipment and money to trained indigent widows.
3. ADVOCACY

To advocate for policy reforms that promote respect for dignity and Human Rights of widows

  • Establish linkages with the legislature to facilitate passage of bills that promote dignity and human rights of widows.
  • Conduct advocacy actions for implementation of Laws that promote dignity and human rights of widows.

AGE DISCRIMINATED VULNERABLE GROUPS: THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY

1. MEDICARE

To promote better health outcomes for age discriminated vulnerable groups including the young and the elderly.

  • Provide basic and specialist care including free medical checks and supply of prescribed medications to the aged and young people.
  • Provide health monitoring devices and services to the aged.
  •  Provide health tips to young people and their caregivers to enhance health outcomes.
2. WELFARE

To support the welfare of age discriminated vulnerable groups including the young and the elderly

  • vulnerable young persons including motherless babies, orphans and vulnerable youths