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INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR OLDER PERSONS 2021 THEME: “DIGITAL EQUITY FOR ALL AGES”

Dewdrop Foundation commemorates  with our dear country Nigeria as she marks 61 years today. We celebrate Nigeria as a Seenager today as the world also marks the International Day for Older Persons. Today which marks the International Day for Older Persons brings with it the awareness and understanding of the roles of older persons in … Read More “INTERNATIONAL DAY FOR OLDER PERSONS 2021 THEME: “DIGITAL EQUITY FOR ALL AGES””

WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 2021 THEME: “VICTIMS’ VOICES LEAD THE WAY”

Human trafficking in the last couple of years has emerged as a global business that has cut across most countries of the world which reaps a lot of profit for the traffickers and their criminal associates. While there have been a lot of national outcry and aggressive “war” against a number of criminal activities such … Read More “WORLD DAY AGAINST TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS 2021 THEME: “VICTIMS’ VOICES LEAD THE WAY””

IMPACT OF DEWDROP FOUNDATION’S CAREGIVING TRAINING ON THE WELL-BEING AND HEALTH OF THE ELDERLY IN THE VOICE PROJECT COMMUNITIES

Dewdrop Foundation in partnership with Centre for Gender Economics Initiative (CGE-Africa) co-implemented an 18 months project; CURTAILING ELDER ABUSE IN ELEVEN COMMUNITIES IN ENUGU STATE between 2019 – 2020. The project was funded by Oxfam’s Voice to reduce the incidences of physical, verbal or psychological violence against elderly, as well as bridge the knowledge gaps … Read More “IMPACT OF DEWDROP FOUNDATION’S CAREGIVING TRAINING ON THE WELL-BEING AND HEALTH OF THE ELDERLY IN THE VOICE PROJECT COMMUNITIES”

International Women’s Day 

People all over the world will be thinking and looking forward to this day when we celebrate all women, and that is the International Women’s Day. What is International Women’s Day and what does it represent towards all women? It is the day we celebrate the great feats that women have attained on the Social, Economic, … Read More “International Women’s Day “

Community Project Closeout Celebration

Introduction Having successfully concluded the one – year project on transformative leadership in Umuode Community (Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State), which saw the ground breaking achievement of amending the community’s constitution to include women, DDF is currently upscaling a key outcome of the project in 10 communities in Enugu State. This project … Read More “Community Project Closeout Celebration”

Dewdrop Foundation joins the Global Strategy and Action Plan for ageing and Health

One of Dewdrop Foundation’s focus area is eldercare advocacy, which is very much in line with the priorities of the WHO Global strategy and action plan on ageing and health. Dewdrop Foundation  works to takes concrete actions that are needed to achieve the objectives such as; To Ensure the human resources necessary for integrated care … Read More “Dewdrop Foundation joins the Global Strategy and Action Plan for ageing and Health”

Aging in Times of Pandemic

  Key Points● The COVID 19 Pandemic has adversely affected access to basic needs● This October 1st 2020, marks the 30th Anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons.● In 2020, for the first time in history, people aged 60 years or over will outnumber children under 5 years● Dewdrop Foundation is committed to the … Read More “Aging in Times of Pandemic”

2nd Prize Winner of #StopElderAbuse Campaign 2020

Intro by DDF: Charles Nwodo  qualified for the 2nd prize in the senior category. Below is his winning entry of the Voice sponsored Art Competition, he was selected for impressing the judges with his interest in the subject matter of #StopElderAbuse. He met the criteria of interviewing a Seenager and succinctly capturing the ‘nuggets of … Read More “2nd Prize Winner of #StopElderAbuse Campaign 2020”

PREVENTION EFFORTS ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA GOOD PRACTICES

PREVENTION EFFORTS ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA GOOD PRACTICES At inception, NAPTIP faced the onerous tasks of first introducing itself to the Nigerian public, and then to explain why human trafficking was a crime, in view of the fact that most of the practices constituting the crime stemmed from traditional and accepted social norms such … Read More “PREVENTION EFFORTS ON HUMAN TRAFFICKING IN NIGERIA GOOD PRACTICES”

Dewdrop Foundation Observes UN day for Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women15 October According to the United Nations, Women and girls are disadvantaged in this pandemic, a problem aggravated in rural areas. Rural women, with a crucial role in agriculture, food security and nutrition, already face struggles in their daily lives. Now, since COVID-19 and their unique health needs in remote areas, … Read More “Dewdrop Foundation Observes UN day for Rural Women”

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