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09LAGOS241 2009-06-03 12:35:00 UNCLASSIFIED Consulate Lagos
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NIGERIA: FY2008 AMBASSADOR'S SPECIAL

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1. Summary: For FY 2008, Embassy Abuja received an allocation of
$40,000 for the Ambassador's Special Self-Help (SSH) Program. Seven
projects were selected for funding by the Mission's interagency team
according to the SSH selection criteria and Mission objectives.
Five of the projects facilitated the purchase of school books and
constructing furniture and desks for schools. Two of the projects
were for the construction of wells. Based on grantee submitted
estimates, approximately 146,000 people have benefited or will
benefit from SSH sponsored programs during this period (October 1,
2008 to June 1, 2009). End Summary.



2. Detailed project information is below:

Grantee Name: Daniel Igali Foundation
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-001
Project Title: Books, classroom furniture.
Amount of Grant: $7,800
Total Amount Liquidated: $0
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: $7,800
Description of Activity: Provide school books, and classroom
furniture for the Maureen Mathy Academy, Yenezuegene, Yenagoa,
Bayelsa State.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 24,000 (11,000 men, 13,000
women)
Status of Project: Project in progress
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Garram Children's School
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-002
Project Title: School books, furniture.
Amount of Grant: $2,400
Total Amount Liquidated: $1,800
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: $600
Description of Activity: Provide school books, furniture for a
school in Jos, Plateau State.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 24,000 (12,700 men, 11,300
women)
Status of Project: Project in progress.
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Grace Hospital Ezinma
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-003
Project Title: Surgical Equipment, Hospital beds.
Amount of Grant: $4,000
Total Amount Liquidated: $4,000
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: 0
Description of Activity: Purchase surgical equipment, and hospital
beds for the Grace Hospital which serves the Okpala, Imo State.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 80,000 (45,000 men, 35,000
women)
Status of Project: Project is complete.
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Health Awareness and Gender Advocacy Initiative
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-004
Project Title: Water well
Amount of Grant: $8,100
Total Amount Liquidated: $8,100
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: 0
Description of Activity: Drill water well to provide potable
drinking water in the village Oke-Ira/Aguda, Ikeja, Lagos State.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 20,000 (8,000 men/12,000 women)
Status of Project: Project is complete.
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Unity Academy, Npang-Niyes Community
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-005
Project Title: Desks and tables for school.
Amount of Grant: $2,300
Total Amount Liquidated: $1,725
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: $575
Description of Activity: Provide desks and tables for Unity Academy
school in the Npang-Niyes Community, Mangu, LGA, Plateau
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 924 (350 men/574 women)
Status of Project: Project in progress
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Ovim Community Initiative
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-006
Project Title: School books, furniture.
Amount of Grant: $5,900
Total Amount Liquidated: $4,425
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: $1,475
Description of Activity: Provide school books and furniture for the
school in Ovim Community, Abia State.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 6,856 (2,800 men/F 4,056 women)
Status of Project: Project in progress.
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008

Grantee Name: Women's Board
Agreement Number: SSH-08-620-007

Project Title: Water well
Amount of Grant: $1,800
Total Amount Liquidated: $0
Total Amount Advance Unliquidated: $ 1,800
Description of Activity: Drill water well in the village Ereji,
Ogun State to provide potable water for the NGO Women's Board which
provides skills training and support for poor women and children.
Estimated Number of Beneficiaries: 924 (350 men/574 women)
Status of Project: Project in progress.
Fiscal Year Funds: FY 2008



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