AFD And FAME Foundation Sign Agreement On Sports For Girls


FAME Foundation signed a Financial Agreement and Partnership of 20, 000 Euros with Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), a French Government public utility office on July 14, 2021 in Abuja.

The grant will support the PLAY it DREAM it initiative of FAME that aims to use sports as a tool to achieve SDGs 3, 4, and 5 through 200 Internally Displaced Girls in the Federal Capital Territory and its environs.

As part of the project, the girls will be provided with education on menstrual health and hygiene, regular sensitization workshop, support with sanitary towels, quality education advocacy, scholarship, empowerment, mentorship among others for the duration of one year.

Speaking at the event, Ms. Virginie Diaz Pedregal, Deputy Country Director of Agence Francaise de Developpement in Nigeria, said,

“AFD recently declared itself as a feminist organization and has been pushing since 2018 to promote the use of sport as a tool for education and social change. Supporting committed CSOs…

Source: Complete Sports

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