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The Sophia Essahmed Foundation is an international non-profit organization founded in 2004. Headquartered in Abuja Nigeria.
To provide solutions for poor and vulnerable women, orphans and special needs children in communities of Northern Nigeria through proactive strategies targeted at development and advancement.
To inspire to create communities devoid of poverty
Economic incentives & support.
To promote a better community by training and empowering poor, uneducated and vulnerable women.
To facilitate social and psychological support to obstetric fistula victims, to be able to re-integrate back into their local communities.
To support poor orphans and children with special needs through basic education.
To improve the livelihoods of the nomadic population through enlightenment programs and creating access to basic amenities.
To facilitate sustainable income for low-income widows, divorcees and women
abandoned by their husbands.
To provide financial support to orphans and children with disability, especially in
areas of basic education.
To provide data information through base-line research surveys in order to be
able to address the observed poverty issues in our communities.
To provide palliative care to obstetric fistula patients who have been abandoned
by their immediate families.
To collaborate with other local, national and international organizations in the
domain of basic human development.
To enlighten girls and women on the importance of education.
To emphasize the importance of harmonious family relationship for proper
psychological and social development of the child.
By using the local media to promote awareness of major health issues, especially
as it relates to obstetric fistula.
By engaging Islamic and adult education schools, which are highly patronized by
most local women in the North.
To enlighten target groups through posters and pamphlets in the local dialects.
To identify orphans and children with special needs, out of school children, to
encourage and enrol them in school.
To create public campaigns through workshops and seminars in the local dialect such as Hausa and Fulfulde.
To collaborate with community leaders and social welfare staffs at all levels in
fields of development.
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