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Society for the Widows and Orphans (SOWIPHANS)

72 CHRIST CHURCH ROAD, P.O. Box 701
Owerri, Imo State
Nigeria

Phone No.: +234-803 334 8315,;+234-805 877 9439
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E-mail adress:sowiphans@gmail.com
Internet:https://sowiphans.wordpress.com/
 https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=20036&menu=1561&nr=55296
Contact person: Dr. Jane Favour Chukwukere

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Society for the Widows and Orphans (SOWIPHANS) is a Non-Governmental, Not for Profit, Non Political, Development Organization, founded in the year 2000 to provide support for the less privilege and the disadvantaged in the society especially women and children.

OUR VISION:
Having a society where the Disadvantaged and Vulnerable groups have the right to positive development opportunities.

MISSION STATEMENT:
Giving support to the Disadvantaged and Vulnerable groups in the society, especially Women and Children through Community Engagement, Capacity Building and support service partnership as means of providing a platform for Peace and Positive Social Reforms.

Our programmes and activities that are linked to the Sustainable Development Goals:
• No poverty/Zero hunger
Indigent Women Economic Empowerment Programmes.
Skills Acquisition Programmes.
Micro Credit Facility Programmes.
Agriculture and Entrepreneur Programmes for women and young girls.
Nutritional Support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
Entrepreneur training to older Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
• Good health and well-being
Health care services to Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC).
Safe motherhood and reproductive health programmes through advocacy/sensitization, television/radio programmes, workshop and seminars.
Female and Male condom awareness and distribution programmes.
Community outreach education on HIV/AIDS.
Home Base Care for people living with HIV.
Distribution of anti-malaria drugs and treated mosquito nets.
HIV counseling and referral services.
• Quality education
Educational support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) training to young women and girls.
Informal training on human rights issues, gender, health and good governance to stakeholders at all levels.
• Gender equality
Advocacy to major stakeholders on gender mainstreaming.
Women participation in politics/governance programme through television/radio outreach, Workshops and seminars.
Violence against Women programmes (VAW).
• Clean water and sanitation
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in secondary schools.
Provision of boreholes to schools and rural communities.
Provision of VIP toilets to school of deaf and dumb and other secondary schools.
• Protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all
Advocacy to major stakeholders on implementation of policies and prevention of erosion, insurgence and violence in states and communities that caused displacement of children in Nigeria.
• Partnerships
Advocacy on implementation of policies and framework.
Partnership with local and International agencies, Government and Networks.

Dr. Jane Favour Chukwukere is the Executive Director of the Society for the Widows and Orphans (SOWIPHANS).

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