12 April 2007 - Girls’ Education Project gets children back to school in northern Nigeria

Tape#: JN 6989 Nigeria girls’ education
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© UNICEF Nigeria/2007/Nesbitt

With help from the Girls’ Education Project, UNICEF has distributed free learning materials to 720 schools in northern Nigeria, helping parents send their children to school. Wasila, 10 (centre), is one of the project’s beneficiaries.

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Production date: 5-6 March 2007

Duration: 2:54

Keywords: UNICEF, children, women, girls, boys, education, Girls’ Education Project, UK, northern Nigeria, Bakori

Main shooting locations: Bakori, northern Nigeria

Main sequences: With $50 million committed by the UK, the Girls Education Project in northern Nigeria is quickly gaining momentum. Through UNICEF, free learning materials have been distributed in 720 schools, lifting a big financial burden for families. Water pumps, as well as separate latrines for boys and girls, are also being installed to help create a better learning environment for the children. 

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