Grantee Profile

Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria

Grants to Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    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.

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    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).

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CALABAR, NIGERIA — In support of activities towards scaling up the implementation of the national sexuality education curriculum in Cross River State, Nigeria (over three years).

  • $330,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    CALABAR, NIGERIA — In support of the implementation of the National Sexuality Education Curriculum in Cross River State (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Girls' Power Initiative, Nigeria $1,230,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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