Sherry Anderson, a two-time winner of the World Senior Curling Championships for Canada once said Volunteers don’t get paid, not because they’re worthless, but because they’re priceless.” We all know that volunteering is a tremendous responsibility, they are an important key to fundraising, reaching out and giving back to the society. Frankly, the world would be chaos without volunteers, because every aspect of the society relies on volunteerism to some extent to survive. From a
In honor of the National Pollution Control Day which falls on every 2nd day of December, women-led not-for-profit organization, WIN (Women Impacting Nigeria), is motivated to raise awareness on pollution and proffer solutions to positively impact the living conditions in Nigeria. According to a survey by World Health Organization (WHO) the dirtiest cities in the world are found in Nigeria. High levels of air pollution and land pollution are found within Nigeria and inevitably, this
AIDS is an acquired immunodeficiency syndrome caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). The virus is transmitted from one individual to another through different ways such as having unprotected sex, sharing of sharp objects, mother-to-child transmission, etc. Within a few weeks of HIV infection, influenza-related symptoms such as fever, sore throat and fatigue occur. After which a period wherein the individual affected experiences no symptoms; during this period as the infection progresses, the virus attacks
A menace that threatens to destroy the fabric of our society is the recurring violence against women in Nigeria. As we celebrate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 2019, we ought to reflect on the existing vice in our country, Nigeria, and proffer solutions. According to research and popular consensus, the patriarchal nature of the African society, especially, that of Nigeria, is one of the prevailing causes of violence against women.
Nelson Mandela, Former President of South Africa, once said that, “there can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.” Children are said to be the greatest asset of a nation and are the rocks on which futures will be built. Over the world, there are thousands of children who leave in abject poverty. There are some that live in streets and are reduced to begging while