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AAG-Foundation Chairman/Founder message.

It’s been a busy and long year for the foundation’s strategic implementation of activities amidst our collective fight to defeat the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite these tough rides, there are quite a lot of things to be so much grateful about especially looking at the huge achievements recorded so far which couldn’t have been accomplished without a great and dedicated team. These and other successful initiatives implemented both locally and internationally will continue inspiring us as we move to another great year ahead: 2022.

Without a doubt, the year 2022 for us at AAG-Foundation is going to be a year of intensive community empowerment, voice amplification and accountability, strengthening good governance, building the capacity of local CSOs, increased partnerships with international and local development partners and even government to mention but a few.

As we review successes recorded in the year under review (2021) due to our activities in Africa including Nigeria, Niger, and other countries, the team recognizes the important role of strengthening community stakeholders in initiating and sustaining development efforts.

“Human-Centered Design Technical Support for Sustainable Impact” is our slogan in 2022. A community-driven approach which will direct all our interventions in an effort to provide education, potable water, support the healthcare system, and research for development among other high-impact initiatives.

Across it all, we have succeeded. Now is the time to applaud worthy times which wouldn’t have been without interventions and touching lives at the grassroots from Sabon Layi Kara community in Gwarzo LGA, Nigeria to Maradi in Niger up to Togo. We are pleased with our immense impact and the support we got.

Interestingly, at the moment the AAG-Foundation team is taking a moment in reflecting on all we have accomplished as we are winding down the new normal year. These achievements will be published in our upcoming Annual newsletter and infographics.

Some key highlights of the year achievements include; over 700 scholarships awarded (BSc, Masters, and PhDs), donating luxurious school buses to over 6 public and private universities among others.

Additionally, the Foundation supported the enrollment of over 30 vulnerable children and youth to study from Primary to universities and supported school fees to over 50 students studying in higher intuitions across Africa.

Furthermore, hundreds of students WAEC and NECO fees were paid, 131 poor women including people with disabilities on business skills were trained and funded each with N30,000, 100 orphans and vulnerable young girls were also trained on modern makeup, and funded each to get all the business items required.

The Foundation also constructed 11 blocks with 22 classrooms including tables and chairs, 3 teachers’ offices, and 12 toilets in Male and Female secondary schools and intervened in many radio and TV programs, creating awareness on health, education, and other development issues. These are indeed very key summaries.

I wish you all hitch free celebrations this period with your families, friends, and colleagues’ home and abroad.

Stay Safe, be vaccinated to protect yourselves and your families from Omicron and other COVID variants.

Thank You

Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo
Chairman/Founder
Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo Foundation

Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo
Chairman/Founder
Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo Foundation
AAG-Foundation
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AAG-Foundation Donated N30,000 to 131 vulnerable women in the Nigerian Community

Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo Foundation empowers 131 women in the Nigerian community of Sabon Layin Kara and its environs in the Gwarzo Local Government Area on 28th September 2021. These 131 selected women received N30,000 naira each.

This intervention is part of the foundation focus area in reducing poverty among vulnerable populations. These Empowerment programs are targeting to help to reduce the level of hardship, poverty and improve women and girls participation in business and development of the area. 

These benefitting women in who are starting up business and those with existing business

Key beneficiaries to this intervention include orphans, widows, people with special needs like deaf and blind to mention but few. and the vulnerable to develop their businesses and expand them. 

The intervention developed mentoring and evaluation to track the progress, challenges and develop strategies in ensuring these funds are managed effectively for their businesses growth and support for the support to the other vulnerable in the community. 

Community members, CSOs, media, development stakeholders and other youth groups graced the occasion.

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Ongoing Constructions of Class Rooms in Sabon Layi, Gwarzo LGA

Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo FoundationAdamu AAG-Foundation team visited Sabon Layin Kara in Gwarzo LGA of Kano State to the level of progress for the ongoing constructing of class rooms adopting new international development and community-driven approach known as ‘72-Hour Makeover’.  This project is the philanthropist and founder of the foundation Professor Adamu Abubakar Gwarzo continuous support in constructing the plan of 16 classrooms and teachers offices for junior and seniors male and female classes.

Photo section of the Ongoing construction of Classrooms and Offices
Field Photo of the AAG Foundation Supervision Team and other Development Partners with Construction workers during the visit