Foundation trains girls on teenage pregnancy prevention

The Youth Empowerment Foundation (YEF) yesterday confirmed that it has trained 80,000 school girls on the dangers of teenage pregnancies and how to avoid it.
The foundation also said it also engaged these school girls on basic skills such as tailoring ,baking, among others.
Its programme coordinator, Adekemi Omole in a chat with journalists in Abuja at the its quiz competition themed: “Goal Reaching New Heights”, sponsored by Standard Chartered Bank, explained that its aim was to make these school girls have a better and quality life .
Omole said the foundation also aimed at working where there are high risk of teenage pregnancies as they have been training the girls in the last 10 months.
She said that they had so far trained over 30 school girls who had also trained 14 girls each, a total of 4,000 girls per school.
“We recently trained some school girls in Pyiakasa in Kuje Area Council in FCT to ensure that they know the danger of teenage pregnancies, learn to say no, take care of their personal hygiene and know their rights,” she said.
She said the foundation was reaching out to youths to prevent everything negative, adding that they were in collaboration with the Universal Basic Education Board (UBEB) to ensure that the programme reach out to all the schools across the country

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