In commemoration of the United Nation’s International Literacy Day, Grooming Centre has asked government and stakeholders to deepen support in promoting education especially among the grassroots in Nigeria.
This can be done by creating more awareness on the need to educate Nigerian youths, improve the learning standard in our educational system for social and economic development in line with the UN theme; “Literacy Teaching Learning in COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond.”
Addressing the participants at the event, the CEO of Grooming Centre, Dr. Godwin Nwabunka, represented by Miss Maureen Abumere stated that Grooming Centre has been at the forefront of promoting literacy in Nigeria.
The Lady Kate Okafor Foundation offers scholarships to children of over one million Grooming Centre customers spread all over the country. The Centre also offers scholarship grants to undergraduate and postgraduate students of Nigerian universities whose research projects are in the areas of microfinance, financial inclusion, poverty alleviation, and women empowerment. He called on the government and other well-meaning Nigerians to assist in promoting education to reshape our nation.
The Chief Operating Officer, Centre for Research in Enterprise and action in Management (CREM), a subsidiary of Grooming Centre, Martins Ndigwe said that International Literacy Day is an opportunity to acknowledge the importance of literacy globally and locally and to recognize Grooming Centre and CREM’s work in supporting this initiative at every given opportunity as a catalyst to promote research-based learning across different sectors in West Africa.
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