AfriGrowth Foundation is committed to enhancing growth and changing lives in needy communities in the West African sub-region by initiation and supporting empowerment programs which develops techniques for self-sufficiency.
–To provide education as a means of enhancement and development.
–To establish a mentoring support system that would enhance self-sufficiency among the youth through various mentoring initiatives and youth programs.
–To develop Learning Centre committed to conducting training’s which would strengthen the internal coordination of Civil Society Groups and other development institutions.
–To organize financial and economic seminars specially to emphasize the need for financial planning as an end to poverty.
–To provide access to clean and safe water for communities.
–To provide nutritional materials to children in vulnerable communities.
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 4
Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people’s lives and sustainable development. Major progress has been made towards increasing access to education at all levels and increasing enrollment rates in schools particularly for women and girls. Basic literacy skills have improved tremendously, yet bolder efforts are needed to make even greater strides for achieving universal education goals. For example, the world has achieved equality in primary education between girls and boys, but few countries have achieved that target at all levels of education.
GOAL 4 TARGETS
–By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys complete free, equitable and quality primary and secondary education leading to relevant and Goal-4 effective learning outcomes
–By 2030, ensure that all girls and boys have access to quality early childhood development, care and preprimary education so that they are ready for primary education
–By 2030, ensure equal access for all women and men to affordable and quality technical, vocational and tertiary education, including university
–By 2030, substantially increase the number of youth and adults who have relevant skills, including technical and vocational skills, for employment, decent jobs and entrepreneurship
–By 2030, eliminate gender disparities in education and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocational training for the vulnerable, including persons with disabilities, indigenous peoples and children in vulnerable situation
–By 2030, ensure that all youth and a substantial proportion of adults, both men and women, achieve literacy and numeracy
–By 2030, ensure that all learners acquire the knowledge and skills needed to promote sustainable development, including, among others, through education for sustainable development and sustainable lifestyles, human rights, gender equality, promotion of a culture of peace and non-violence, global citizenship and appreciation of cultural diversity and of culture’s contribution to sustainable development
–Build and upgrade education facilities that are child, disability and gender sensitive and provide safe, nonviolent, inclusive and effective learning environments for all
–By 2020, substantially expand globally the number of scholarships available to developing countries, in particular least developed countries, small island developing States and African countries, for enrollment in higher education, including vocational training and information and communications technology, technical, engineering and scientific programs, in developed countries and other developing countries
–By 2030, substantially increase the supply of qualified teachers, including through international cooperation for teacher training in developing countries, especially least developed countries and small island developing states
GOAL 6 TARGETS
–By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
–By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations
–By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally
–By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity
–By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate
–By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes
–By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies
–Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management
We look forward to working with Sponsors, Stakeholders and Partners.