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Basic Education

Girls’ attendance increases with sanitation in schools
This is the story of how the UNICEF water and sanitation hygiene - WASH project has played a major role in facilitating enrolment and retention (especially of girls) in schools across the country through the provision of proper sanitation amenities.

Getting girls back to school
This is the story of Jamila and Wasila, two girls who had to drop out of school because their parents could not afford their education. One girl now sells vegetables and the other got a second chance to go back to school…

Promoting inclusion of physically challenged pupils
The story of how physically-challenged girls were enabled to attend and resume school with the help of wheelchairs and tricycles that were provided by the Girls' Education Project.

The little Amazon
This is the story of ten year old Saratu Bello from Wurmawa, a Girls' Education Project community in Danmusa Local Government Area. The story tells of how she and her family are overcoming obstacles to ensure Saratu goes to school.



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