Women empowerment: DEC Enugu leads way, beckon on stakeholders for support
A renowned Philanthropist Dr. Cecilia Ukamaka Asogwa has called on various stakeholders in the country to invest in human capital development especially the downtrodden as a surest way to alleviating hardship and poverty among the rural dweller in the society. Dr. Asogwa made this known in Enugu during the officialRead More ...
I am Mercy Omeh from Ezeaka/ugwuebo village Inyi community of Enugu State. I was born in the year 1994, and the second child in the family of 6; 4 boys and 2 girls. My parents are still alive; my father is a driver with a transport company while my mother is a petty trader in the village. My elder brother is an apprentice in a mechanic workshop at Obollo afor and my younger ones are stillRead More ...
My name is Sarah Nwobah a native of Igweledoha in Ohatekwe community of Ikwo local Government Area of Ebonyi State. I am the third child out of five in my family. My parents Nwobah Ochen and Nwobah Christiana are poor farmers. My journey at DEC started in the year 2013 following the programme intervention of DEC Enugu in my community with our women in 2012.
The state of poverty level in my
I want to share my exiting life story with the assistance of Development Education Centre (DEC) Enugu.
My name is Mrs. Agnes Ebo. I hail from Nenwenta in Awgu L.G.A, Enugu State of Nigeria. I am 37 years old, married with four children (a boy and three girls).
I got married to Mr. Festus Ebo at the age of eighteen (18). That was immediately after my secondary school because my parents were
CASE STORY: A REAL POSITIVE LIFE STORY NARRATED BY MRS OKORO PHILOMINA (A MEMBER OF OGADIMMA OKUTU D&G WOMEN GROUP)
I Mrs. Philomena Okoro a native of Okutu in Nsukka local government Area, Enugu state of Nigeria. I am forty eight years old (48), Married with seven children four boys and two girls. My husband is Fidelis Okoro a palm wine taper and I am a petty trader dealing on yellow pepper and green garden egg in my local village market called (Nkwo Okutu)
During the harvesting period I normally visit my
My name is Mr. Kanayochukwu Ibeh from Isu-Awaa community in Awgu L.G.A of Enugu State. I came back for a vacation at home and heard our town-crier one night saying that people are coming from Development Education Centre (DEC) Enugu to Isu-Awaa for a free medical outreach and it occurred to my mind that my father Mr. Paulinus Ibeh a 63 years old man had been going from one hospital to another
CASE STORY: CHANGING THE OLD PART OF GOVERNANCE AS A RESULT OF HAD WORK AND RECOGNISING THE ROLE OF WOMEN GROUPS FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
My elevation to the position of the traditional ruler of my community Mkpamte in Igboeze North local government area of Enugu state was made possible to a large extent by the women of my community. When I had problem with my community people based on the fight I entered into to protect the rights of the less privileged, some members of my community especially the men folk saw my action as
The participation of women in governance and politics is of strategic importance not only for women empowerment, but because it has wider benefits and impact (British Council Gender in Nigeria report 2012). Disadvantaged people and or groups can obtain fair representation only if they are present in elected assemblies. Based on the above therefore, women and men should be represented atRead More ...