GPI Asaba on the 14th of April 2012 was awarded a grant of
N50,000 (+/- $317) by Delta State Ministry of Women Affairs, Community and Social Development.
The grant was presented during an interactive session with the heads and secretaries of Delta State community development associations organised by the ministry in Asaba. Participants included the Honorable Commissioners for Women Affairs,and Information, Chief of Staff (Government House) Dr Festus Okugbor, Permanent Secretary (Ministry of Women Affairs) Mr Mathew Ukey and other directors from the ministry. NGOs and various Local Government communities were also represented.
The programme aimed at appreciating and encouraging NGOs and Local Government communities in their efforts towards promoting societal development.
Joy in Africa, Best Sister Sisters, Master Care, International Centre for Women and Child Development are some of the other NGOs awarded the grant.
- An organization helping to inspire a positive future and impact the minds and aspirations for girls (gpibenin.wordpress.com)