We wish our esteemed sponsors and supporters warm Easter celebrations. This Easter feels just like a good time to remind you how thankful we are for all the help and support you have extended towards us which has empowered us to positively affect lives and communities around us. As you celebrate this holiday, may hope, READ MORE
Another Mile Stone Achieved As GEANCO Foundation’s 2nd Modular Clinic Comes To Life
Within four months of cutting the ribbons of our first-ever Modular Clinic christened The Julia Burke Maternity Centre, we are excited to bring you happy tales about the launching of yet another modular clinic by our project team. Last week Wednesday, the 17th of March 2021, was a memorable day for the people of Obinagu READ MORE
Yellow Fever Outbreak- The Modular Clinic Response
According to an NCDC report to WHO in November 2020, Enugu State was amongst the five states in Nigeria with the occurrence of multiple deaths as a result of the Yellow fever outbreak. The other four states included Bauchi, Benue, Delta and Ebonyi states. Yellow fever is an acute viral haemorrhagic disease transmitted by infected READ MORE
The GEANCO Modular Clinic Initiative In Limelight
The modular clinic initiative is a robust plan to reposition health care delivery to underserved communities by leveraging existing and culturally accepted institutions. Traditional birth attendance is one of such institutions, which our team now leverages on. The Julia Burke Maternity Centre is an efficient hybrid of our ideals of maternal and infant health practice READ MORE
The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For The Julia Burke Maternity Centre
I first wrote about the modular clinic in September 2020 – I titled it “We have gone modular!”. That was just when we received the empty container house. By October, I wrote another piece on how far we have gone with setting up the container house and actually setting up the modular clinic – operations READ MORE
Thank You For All You Do!
We sincerely express our heartfelt gratitude to our indefatigable sponsors and donors. We are thankful for all the sacrifices you have made this year against all odds, to help us serve others. All that we were able to achieve this year 2020 would not have been possible but for your unwavering support and encouragement, and READ MORE
It is about that time of the year yet again when we make merry and celebrate with loved ones far and wide. A season of greetings, hugs and reunions. We want to wish our sponsors and supporters all the very best of this season. As we celebrate the joy that comes with the season, let READ MORE
Enugu Modular Project- So Far So Good!
Remember our Modular Clinic? Yes! The detachable container now fashioned into a beautiful and well-furnished clinic, donated to a traditional birth attendant to provide a haven for pregnant women during deliveries in the Coal City State of Enugu, Nigeria. We are glad to say the facility is indeed coming up nicely and has gained widespread READ MORE
We Are Storming Another State!
Yay! Our train of support, empowerment and capacity building for the TBAs is about to move yet again. Where will it be storming this time…Ebonyi State, Yeah right! The TBAs in the communities of Ebonyi State are about to feel our impact and have their share of the wealth of knowledge and material support we’ve READ MORE
We Have Gone Modular!
We just launched our first ever modular clinic in Nigeria! The modular clinic is an initiative to create a safe delivery environment for pregnant mothers. This is in line with our on going efforts to deliver the safest health service to these women. The Modular Clinic, located in Nigeria’s coal city State, Enugu is a READ MORE
Capacity Development Training- Adazi, Mgbakwu and Other Communities Reap Bountifully
In August, amidst the Covid’19 lockdown, traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in Adazi, Amanuke, Anaku, Ifitedunu, Mgbakwu, Nanka, Nawfia, Nogu, Nibo, Nise, Nteje, Omor, Umunya, and Urum all in Anambra State got a generous share of our capacity development training for TBAs. A total of one hundred TBAs shared from the knowledge wells of GEANCO Foundation’s READ MORE
Excitement As Tablet Notebooks And Solar Power Banks Get To GEANCO Scholars
The distribution of electronic tablets and power banks commenced in the Ancient City of Ibadan and the Cold City of Jos before the train arrived in Enugu, the Coal City. The GEANCO Scholars in these cities were overwhelmed with joy and excitement as they received their presents with thankfulness and gratitude beaming all over their READ MORE
GEANCO Foundation Begins Free Mama Kit Distribution
It always gladdens the heart of a mother when she is being delivered of her child and both remain safe and healthy. Safe and successful child deliveries can always be achieved when caregivers saddled with the responsibility, are adequately equipped with such tools as they may require to efficiently discharge their duties. Hence, the distribution READ MORE
GEANCO Begins Distribution Of Tablet Notebooks and Solar Power Banks To Her Scholars
According to the UNICEF’s information sheet on Girls’ Education 2007, the education of the girl child does not only bring the immediate benefit of empowering girls but is also seen as the best investment in a country’s development. Nothing puts a smile on the face of a girl child than to be well assured of READ MORE