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Development Education Centre (DEC), Enugu, Nigeria
Title: Development Education Centre (DEC), Enugu, Nigeria
Title alternative: Women Education, Social Justice, Poverty Alleviation & Community Development
URL: http://www.decnigeria.com
Creator: Development Education Centre <Enugu>
Abstract: The DEC is a NGO in Enugu, Nigeria. It describes itself as "one of the leading NGOs and a model as far as women education, empowerment and microcredit is concerned in the South-East geographical zone of Nigeria, with branch offices in most of the towns in the zone, where it has women self help groups numbering 500." The principal aims of DEC include helping women to help themselves towards self-reliance, bring about social justice, peace and development. To stimulate women in rural areas, as well as the urban poor to act for positive change in their situations through self help initiatives. To initiate, encourage and strengthen leadership in her self help groups through capacity building programmes. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Keywords: Poverty alleviation; Community development; Womens education; Womens organizations; Nongovernmental organizations; Nigeria; Social justice
Countries: Nigeria
Subject areas: Society » Gender;
Economy » Development Policy & Poverty
Resource type: Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO)
Language: English
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