47.4% (around 47 million) of children live below the National Poverty line of 374 naira a day.
53.9% (almost 54 million) of children face multiple deprivation in health, education, nutrition, water, sanitation, protection.
Family and communities, youth and children should be fully protected so they can survive, learn, grow and develop to their fullest potential.
over 10.5 million children are not fully protected. Many of them deal with violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation, exclusion and/or discrimination every day.
13.2 million of children are out of school.
To comprehensively address social and economic concerns of children at risk, thereby providing them with a life of dignity
To facilitate programmes that will ensure the integration of at-risk children and young adults by creating opportunities for skills and empowerment to reduce their vulnerabilities
Office of the Vice President, Federal Ministries of Education; Finance, Budget and National Planning; Women Affairs; Health; Industry, Trade and Investment; Labour & Productivity; Water Resources; Environment; Interior; Youth and Sports Communications & Digital Economy; Information; Culture; Agriculture & Rural Development; UBEC, OSDG, NIRSAL, NPHCDA, NCNE, States, NBS, NYSC, LACON, NDLEA, NOA, NBTE, Bol, ITF, NITDA, National Eye Centre
Sub-Nationals, Youth Facilitators, Interim Community Hubs, CSOs/CBOs & Communities, Private Sector, Social Entrepreneurs
Office of the Special Adviser on Social Investments (OSAP-SI)
The programme is a solution to the prolonged and well-documented vulnerabilities of children who have lacked social protection and the luxury of basic formal education.
13 Oct 2021
FG to address plight of street children through sports engagements* Partners UNODC to train coaches on life-skills Every vulnerable child needs support; Mrs Uwais
24 Aug 2021
Gombe State Commences Physical verification, Additional Data Collation of Prospective Beneficiaries, Sensitization and Stakeholders Engagement for the At-Risk Children Project (ARC-P) with Kwami Ward, Kwami Local Government Area.
2 Aug 2021