Hi People! its that time of the week where we bring you interesting topics from the development space. Today will be different as we would be giving you a report on what we have been up to regarding our school tour. First up is Doregos Private Academy. Enjoy!
On the 23rd of January 2019, we kicked off our school tour for the year with a partnership with General Electric Early Career Graduate Program CSR Team in Nigeria. This time our location was Doregos Private Academy, Ipaja and we had 180 students in attendance. The day started with our volunteers brainstorming on the best and suitable ways to teach their students. This method helped our facilitator’s device methods for different age groups to leave the desired impact, which is a mindset shift.
We got the students ready for the first session with our Worksheet, which revealed the preformed knowledge of the students on the subject matter. During the second session, our facilitators explained what gender-based violence is, how to identify them and how to prevent it from happening in their environment.
The facilitators came up with practical exercises from our curriculum; A stage act, videos, and illustrations in the third session. These activities further helped to drive the message into the minds of the students. From the examples given, we could see that compared to 18% of students who did not have a clue on what gender-based violence is, 82% of them now fully understood the forms and preventive measures of it.
In the fourth session, the students had the opportunity to ask questions, give us feedback through our feedback forms and this greatly helped us to measure our impact as an organization and the need to get better as well.
We never go empty-handed to our schools, and this time, we had our flex ready for delivery. This flex summarized all that we had taught the students, so as to serve as a daily reminder of why they should not be a part of an abusive world.
We at IOHI are grateful for the gift of partnership and sponsorship because we believe that the right partnerships drive and ultimately helps achieve the SDG’s and also double our strength for lasting impact.
We are also grateful to our wonderful volunteers and facilitators, who go out of their way to make things happen for the organization.
We hope you enjoyed our report? see you next week, for another exciting time here on the blog!