Dewdrops Community Centre for Special Needs

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Dewdrops Community Centre for Special Needs: Providing low cost Special Education Needs intervention to low income families.

Nigeria
Año de Fundación:
2015
Tipo de organización: 
Sin fines de lucro / ONG / Sector Civil
Etapa del Proyecto:
Escalando
Presupuesto: 
$10,000 - $50,000
Resumen del Proyecto
Presentación del Proyecto!

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The Dewdrops Community Centre for Special Needs and Vulnerable Women® is a registered non-profit NGO in Nigeria.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saPgAv2Q4js&feature=youtu.be

¿QUE PASA SI..? - inspiración: escriba una frase que describa una manera en la que su proyecto se atreve a preguntar, "¿QUE PASA SI..?"

What if every child in Nigeria could get good quality education regardless of any forms of disability or socio-economic family status?
About Project

Problema: ¿Qué problema está tratando de abordar este proyecto?

-Special education needs of children from low income earning families. -Empowerment through skills acquisition for vulnerable women.

Solución: cuál es la solución propuesta? Por favor sé específico!

-Provision of Special education to children from low income earning families in Nigeria who live with Autism and related developmental disabilities. -Empowerment through skills acquisition for vulnerable women by organizing training workshops, mentor-ship and creating Self-Help Groups (SHG) among those in the rural areas.

Premios

None for now
Impact: How does it Work

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This solution has been making a difference since 2013, under the business name of the C.A.D.E.T. Academy (www.cacademy.sch.ng) until the recent launch of the Dewdrops Community Centre for Special Needs in 2015, with the aim of reaching out to a larger population of the low income families who cannot afford the normal cost for their child or childrens' special education needs. We provide special education to children with Autism, learning disabilities (eg., Dyslexia), intellectual disabilities (eg., Down Syndrome), ADHD, various behavioural issues, emotional disabilities, speech language disorders, traumatic brain injury, etc.

Impacto: ¿Cuál ha sido el impacto del trabajo hasta ahora? Asimismo, describa el impacto previsto en el futuro para los próximos años.

So far we have made positive impact in the lives of over 10 families here in Nigeria. Please watch this video to see some of the evidence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saPgAv2Q4js&feature=youtu.be

Estrategias de Expansión: Avanzar, qué son los estrategias principales para ampliar su impacto?

The way forward for us is to expand our existing facility which can only host a maximum of 12 students at a time. We plan to host up 20 students at a time in our projected new facility. We also plan for the following objectives: -Production of a 15-minute weekly radio and television program on special needs awareness. -Scholarship/sponsorship of special needs students, and special education capacity building for teachers. -Procurement and installation of special education needs resources, assessment materials and teaching aids. -Building of a Community Centre for Special Needs.
Sustentabilidad

Plan de Sustentabilidad Financiera: ¿Cuál es el plan para asegurar la sostenibilidad financiera de esta solución?

Organizing of fund raising activities.