DAFEE, FAWE To Reforms Tsangaya Schools In Adamawa
By Hassan Umar Shallpella
The Dadah Foundation for Educational Empowerment DAFEE, in partnership with the Forum of African Women Educationist FAWE, are working out reforms for the promotion and development of Tsangaya schools in Adamawa state.
The Executive Director, Dadah Foundation for Educational Empowerment DAFEE, Doctor Usman Ahmad Dadah who disclosed this to Journalists in the office of the Foundation in Yolde-Pate, Yola South local government area said, reforming the system will be in the context of the Nigeria Educational System.
He stated that the project is sponsored by PLAN International, noted that gone are the days when pupils of Tsangaya schools are left without having required education.
Doctor Ahmad Dadah further said the organization will continue with the enrolment of Adult learners to give them the opportunity to read and write, following the winding up of Second Chance Education for Out-of -School for Girls and Young Women programme in Adamawa state.
He stated that four thousand, five hundred Girls and Young Women have been enrolled in pilot local governments of Yola North, Gombi, Numan, Guyuk and Girei.
The Executive Director said the organization had provided Educational Support to the less privileged in the community, the Girl- Child, Persons with Disability, the Internality Displaced Parsons, Out of School Children, Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
The Executive Director enumerated some challenges faced by the organizations to include, lack of funds to carry out activities, rising costs of operations, and numerous societal demands among others.
He appreciated UN agencies in the state, INGOs, Development Partners, the Network of Adamawa NGOs, Critical Stakeholders; such as the Government agencies, Religious and Traditional Leaders, the Media among others for their support to the organization.