Project (Nigeria - Economic Empowerment and Disease Control)
A project to empower lady small business community entrepreneurs in Nigeria and to help promote greater women’s health knowledge and support better breast screening facilities.
Global Grant 1862287
· District has confirmed already that they could allocate $5k from the DDF
· MOU has been signed by President Diana with The Rotary Club of Gbagada and Aids for Victims for disease in Africa (AVODA) Initiative for the Breast Cancer Screening Project
· MOU has been signed by President Diana with the Rotary Club of Gbagada and Grace and Mercy Households Improvement Initiative for the Women’s empowerment Micro – Finance Project.
19 October update from our partner club, RC Gbagada on this project:
Today we will be having the press conference at Rotary Centre on breast cancer to kick start the global grant projects. Time is 10am
The centres for the screening are: Echoscan, Afriglobal, Arrive Alive and Malens Diagnostic centres. The screening will be starting today and ending on the 25th November , 2018.
While the distribution of cheques for the Microcredit scheme for 200 beneficiaries took place on Wednesday 17th October, 2018.
In recognition of the successful outset of these projects in December 2018 District Governor Mike Wren awarded Past President Diana two citations on behalf of Kensington and Chelsea Rotary Club for the projects themselves and for their support of Rotary Foundation.
President Diana seeks partners for this and is delighted to announce her partnership with PML. PML are a Real Estate firm dealing with international accommodation seekers.
On 28 January 2021, Gbadada Rotary Club set out to issue their 3rd set of annual micro-finance loans at a meeting in Gbagaga. The meeting was screened online via Zoom and Kensington and Chelsea Rotary Club and a District 1130 representative attended to show their support.