It was really an inspiring session on how to improve our self-worth at our workplace and job description on one hand and having the mindset of an entrepreneur in relation to creativity, innovation, growth, and fulfilment beyond the workplace Women in workplaces need to answer some pertinent questions like What's your career goal? Are you relevant in your work place? Are you passionate about what you do? Are you a problem solver and a solution minded person or do you refer the problems to another person in the office. Responses to the questions above will significantly contribute to our career…
The Development Advocacy and Gender department of Accord for Community Development conducted two school outreach programmes in Olu Model Primary and Secondary School and Calvary Primary and Secondary school both in portharcourt Rivers state on 25th October and 10th November 2017 respectively. The outreach programme was implemented with a focus on providing in-school adolescents and young people with information on comprehensive sexuality education including WASH and MHM (Menstrual Hygiene Management). The programme proceeded from implementation of Accord’s new facilitator’s guide that has eight (8) topics modelled for schools. The outreach was interactive one and the students were attentive and gave…
Accord’s Development Advocacy and Gender department carried out a sensitization programme in Abavo Community in Agbor Delta state on 25th October 2017, which aimed to educate the women on social norms which contribute largely to the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) as well as sensitize them on the consequences of the practice in the community. During the sensitization programme, the Development Advocacy and Gender Department Team defined Female Genital Mutilation as the cutting off of the labia majora or vaginal clitoris. FGM also consists of a number of procedures that are performed to alter female genital organs without medical…
The overal objectives of the training workshop was to introduce participants the needs for peace embassadors in their communities. Additionaly, the training would also give oppourtunities to presents and discuss various cause of conflicts in the communities. The effect of conflict to communities, development and midaition process was projected during the training. The training workshop was opened at about 10: 30 PMwith a welcome statement from Deputy Director Accord for community development. Followed by introduction of Accord staff, names of particiapnts and community they represents. WORKSHOP SESSION AND DISCUSSION Mr Vicor Akubor introduced participants of the workshop into the topics,…
From September 9 - 11th 2017- Accord Social Investment Team carried out its Sustainable Livelihood Assessment (SLA) activity in its GMoU clusters in Brass in Bayelsa state. The Brass cluster consist of 8 communities. The eight communities in Brass cluster include: ODEAMA ELEPA KALAORUBO OPUORUBOU EWOAMA OKPOAMA TWON BRASS EBIDI The objective of the SLA, which follows a Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) format was to develop a Five Years Development Plan for beneficiary communities. The SLA activities in the cluster involved a joint town hall meeting with all the community stakeholders’ men, women, youths and the physically challenged. The processes…

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