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Dr Salma Abbasi and Dr Samuel Ankeli pay a courtesy call to the Kaduna State Commissioner of Women Affairs and Social Development, Kaduna, 15th August 2017

Dr Salma Abbasi, Special Ambassador on Disability Matters for the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Dr Samuel Senior Special Advisor to the President of ...

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eWWG Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Senior Special Advisor to the President of Nigeria on Disability Matters, Abuja, 10th August 2017

Dr Salma Abbasi, Chairman eWorldwide Group and Mr Shahzad Akhtar, Managing Director VR1, signed an MoU with Dr Samuel Ankeli the Senior Special Adviso ...

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Dr Salma Abbasi visits KADENAP PAO to see progress made in the fight against Malnutrition, Kaduna, August 2017

Dr Salma Abbasi, Chairman eWorldwide Group and Mr Shahzad Akhtar, Managing Director VR1, visited the KADENAP Project Assurance Office (PAO) to see how ...

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eWWG Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kaduna State Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, August 2017

Dr Salma Abbasi, Chairman eWorldwide Group and Mr Shahzad Akhtar, Managing Director VR1, signed an MoU with the Kaduna State Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.

Both parties agreed to work in collaboration to develop holistic strategies and innovative agric-centric project concepts for women, youth and marginalised communities, particularly people with disabilities to enable economic empowerment in agriculture and the digital society through innovation.

VR1 in collaboration with MoA&F will conduct Advocacy visits to traditional leaders to promote the importance and raise awareness of farming and growing nutritious foods to prevent malnutrition. Sensitization training will also be conducted for beneficiaries from 5 vulnerable groups including Mothers of SAM, widows, youth girls, youth boys and PWD.

Plans of establishing women Agric. entrepreneurs with self-sustainable business models were also agreed. VR1 will identify and bring to the table national and international funding required to support these projects in addition to Government funds to help establish strong foundations for the support of marginalised communities and help them become a part of GDP in Kaduna State and Nigeria.