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If you have been following the news, Nigeria has been trending in terms of suicide and kidnapping
In the past three weeks, more than 20 people have committed suicide and the number keeps increasing everyday. Nigerians are very strong people with so much energy to build resilience against any form of threat, but today we losing all that.
Causes of occurrence have ranged from Depression, Poverty, Retrenchment at work, Poor…Continue
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As part of my Job as the newly appointed ANTI-AIDS club president is to design the activity plan of the club which I have done. The club has been in existence for the past 15yrs and as faced so many financial issues. The least of the support given to the club has always been condoms and I.E.C material and the student need more than this material support. The club has been running on individual contribution
Chipo is 15 years old and an orphan. Her father died in 2001 and her mother died six months ago. She is caring for her little sister, Nolly, and two brothers, Farai and Edwin, as there is no one else to look after them. There is no money for food or school fees and the landlord wants the rent they owe. Mr Gift, the store manager, offered to cancel her food bill if she would ‘go home’ with him. Last week she gave in because Farai was crying with hunger and Nolly had fainted at school.…
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Activity: Frontier Process
Location:Uruk Otong Corps (AISW Division)
Date: 13th July-4th August 2011
A man as being on ARV for two half year because he was given a wrong result. Two weeks ago, we were in a community for Mobile HIV Counselling and Testing, a man was tested negative. After given him the Non reactive result, he ask of a reconfirmation of the test. i then use a Stak Pak to confirm the result and the result was still negative.
He started crying and then shared on is story; in 2008, he was down with fever, after taking some anti-malaria drug, he was still down with the…Continue
Want to become a good leader? become a good listener! A good listener respond to advice or a request. Here are two stories of what happens when we don't take time to listen. The first is from a young woman hurt by a manager who constantly cut her off: We expected he would wait and give us answers to serious questions about our work. Many times he walked off when we were in mid sentence, having heard nothing.
The next is from a youth director who was fired: after serving the boss for 3…Continue
Donor fatigue is a phenomenon in which people no longer give to charities, although they have donated in the past. There are a number of causes for donor fatigue, including pressure to donate, overstretched budgets, and frustration with mis-managed charities and donation campaigns. Many charities work hard to avoid donor fatigue, since it negatively impacts their collected funds for the year. There are an assortment of ways in which donor fatigue can be avoided by both donors and…Continue
Communicating is the act of sharing or exchange information. A two rooms having one connecting doors.
What if you know you can do a better job of communicating
and connecting with people (or someone else
in your life) and you just don't know where or how to
Most of us feel that way at some time in our
relationships building and lives.
Sometimes it's a one-time challenge and other
times, you've been in a pattern of…
Every single step we take as young people involves risk. We want to be like our friends, movie star, musician, not minding the consequencies of actions being it positive or negetive.
I remember some couple of years ago, i was faced with alot of challenges and responsilities. I never enjoyed my childhood, my mum left me in the care of my aunt when i was just a year and 6 month. My aunt never showed mea motherly care and was always…
FRONTIER PROCESS TRIP REPORT…Continue
Friendship involves recognition or familiarity with another's personality. How can we recognize potential friendship? Signs include a mutual desire for companionship and perhaps a common bond of some kind.…
Salt has both positive and negative impact. If you apply too much of salt in the food it will be too salty and if you don’t apply salt in your food, the food will be tasteless. Remember the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, when God wanted to destroy the city, he ask Lot to flee out of the city and not to look back, but…Continue
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There is a woman who supplies yogurt to a company and the workers really patronise her,with time some of the workers that consume this yogurt started falling sick one after the other.…Continue
Gender-based violence affects millions of women and girls whose lives have been uprooted by conflict and displacement. Rape is used as a weapon of war; women and girls seeking refuge are often coerced into sex in exchange for food or safe passage. Forcing women or girls to submit to sexual acts has been described as a form of gender-based violence against women. Reports say that rape causes severe physical and psychological pain and suffering. Rape also can…Continue