NGO Set To Advance 240 Kwara Women’s Economic Power
A non-governmental organisation with bias for women and children, Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria of Global Hope For Women and Children Foundation (Glohwoc), has inaugurated a steering committee to strengthen 240 women into owning and controlling assets in Kwara State.Speaking during the inauguration of the committee in Ilorin on Monday, chief executive officer of Glohwoc, Mrs. Christy Abayomi Oluwole, said the group, in partnership with Action aid and Global Affair, Canada, hoped to advance women’s economic empowerment and equality in the state.Oluwole said that the NGO would operate the...
NGO calls for enforcement before the next haze hits
An NGO has called for strict enforcement against open burning to eliminate the perennial haze in the region.Ecotourism & Conservation Society Malaysia (Ecomy) said the haze is man-made and its resolution lies in the prevention of activities that cause it.“The authorities will need to have stronger enforcement in place to prevent open burning and the haze even before a single fire is started,” said Ecomy founder and CEO Andrew Sebastian.He also said that indiscriminate clearing must stop and fossil fuel-intensive initiatives must not be encouraged.The haze has been a norm in the region over the...
NGO claims water intake points close to proposed Penang PIL1 highway
An NGO has discovered that three water intake points of the Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) on the Air Itam hills are located very close to the alignment of the proposed Pan Island Link phase one (PIL1) highway.Penang Hills Watch claims the water intake points in question and their geographical coordinates according to the Environmental Quality (Industrial Effluents) Regulations 2009 are as follows:Air Itam Main Stream (5°23’58.70″N, 100°16’3.62″E)Air Itam Side Stream (5°24’13.59″N, 100°15’52.45″E)Tat’s Stream (5°24’54.27″N, 100°16’45.26″E)Penang Hills Watch noted that the proposed PIL...
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Lebanese youth, families wish to emigrate, says Christian NGO
BEIRUT: Lebanese youth and families want to emigrate from the country as they have lost hope in their homeland, according to Labora, an NGO working since 2008 on problems facing the Christian community.“This is a new phenomenon where 7 out of 10 people we are contacting, including youth and families, say they want to emigrate from Lebanon because they have lost hope in their homeland,” Tony Khadra, the head of Labora, told Arab News.This phenomenon was also the focus of a sermon delivered by the Curial Bishop of the Maronite Patriarchate Archbishop Paul Abdel Sater on Sunday, which resonated w...
NGO empowers community leaders
IN a bid to end Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Alimosho Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State, the Women’s Right and Health Project (WRAHP), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), with support from British Council and ROLAC, has trained over 300 representatives from the community.Held at the General Hospital, Igando, WRAHP founder, Bose Ironsi, said according to statistics/data available at the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team, DSVRT and the MIRABEL centre, Alimosho has consistently recorded the highest cases of GBV and sexual violence.
Israel attacks children’s rights NGO as ‘terror supporter’
Israel has launched an attack on a renowned children’s rights organisation, prompted by an invitation by Belgium to host the NGO at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCIP) works to highlight human rights violations experienced by Palestinian children under Israeli occupation, including lethal violence by Israeli forces, as well as conditions under military detention.According to the Jerusalem Post, in a report that uncritically repeated Israeli government allegations against the NGO, Belgium is set to invite DCIP senior adviser for policy,...
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NGO fails to mask problems with its poor excuses
China Daily | Updated: 2020-02-03 08:57The Red Cross Society of Hubei Province is in the eye of a public opinion storm for its opaque handling of donated materials.The nongovernmental organization has allocated 16,000 masks to a small private hospital in Wuhan, capital of the province, and 3,000 masks to the largest public hospital in the city where most people infected with the novel coronavirus are to be treated.Large amounts of badly needed medical equipment and materials donated from around the world have been found lying idle in the society's warehouse, while all major hospitals and tens ...
NGO offers free medicare to over 800 Lagosians
No fewer than 800 residents of Olateju area of Mushin, Lagos State, have received free medical services offered by the Bunmi and Ajibola Healthcare Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organistion (NGO), in collaboration with Help Diagnostics and Checkup Services.The exercise, which held at Shokunbi Nursery and Primary School, had a large turnout.Participants were screened and treated on malaria, hypertension, diabetes, HIV, Hepatitis B and received counseling on healthy lifestyle.Chairman of the foundation, Pastor Ajibola Olulola, said the objective of the NGO to address medical conditions in high ...