Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria
Grants to Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria
2011 (Duration 1 year)
MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions
CALABAR, NIGERIA — Girls' Power Initiative (GPI) is requesting support to strengthen the institution and improve its effectiveness in meeting the needs of adolescent girls in Nigeria. The grant will improve (a) the quality of programs (such as computer training and television production), (b) rural outreach, and (c) long term sustainability. It will be used to furnish and equip a conference and resource center, purchase two buses to transport students and staff, and establish a recording studio.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
Population & Reproductive Health
CALABAR, NIGERIA — To scale up implementation of the national sexuality education curriculum and training of health providers on youth friendly services in Cross River State (over three years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria $600,000 between 2010 and 2013.