Thursday, July 9, 2009

Induction into Actionaid Nigeria General Assembly: Youth Membership

Esther Agbarakwe was selected into Actionaid Nigeria General Assembly as a YOUTH member to work on area of Youth Leadership and Advocacy. This is a great honor.

Actionaid Nigeria is one of the Actionaid Country Programmmes around the World. Actionaid is an International Non-governmental organization registered in the Netherlands and Headquartered in Johannesburg South Africa.

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency whose aim is to fight poverty worldwide. Formed in 1972, for over 30 years we have been growing and expanding to where we are today - helping over 13 million of the world's poorest and most disadvantaged people in 42 countries worldwide.

The Induction of Nigerian Actionaid General Assembly members was held on July 9th at at Ibrahim Hall , Vines Hotel Abuja.

According to Dede Amanor-Wilks,A member of Actionaid International, The General Assembly is the most important part of Actionaid International with focus on accountability and decision making.

The members were drowned from Women group, youth and community development activist representing the six geo-political zone of the country,Among them is Esther Agbarakwe representing the youths.

Esther had also served as a volunteer to actionaid Nigeria under the Activista/HungerFREE Project.

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