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Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.
Save the Children (SC) has been working in Nigeria since 2001, and is a strong, recognized and respected voice for children’s rights. Our programmes currently support health and nutrition, education, child protection, food security, livelihoods and social protection in both development and humanitarian contexts. In Nigeria, SC has 10 field offices with presence in an additional 5 states.
SC is seeking applications from community-based organisations to implement the project “Reaching and Empowering Adolescents to make informed Choices for their Health (REACH)’ The project aims to improve the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) of adolescent girls and boys (aged 10-19) ira hard to reach, rural communities in Gombe, Zamfara and Katsina states. To achieve this aims, the project has 3 broad objectives. (1) Improving access to high quality, gender-sensitive and adolescent- friendly SRH services for unmarried and married adolescent girls and boys; (2) Increasing the decision-making of married and unmarried adolescent girls about their own SRHR; and (3) Improving the integration of civil society contributions and evidence-based best practices in ASRHR policy design and implementation at local and state levels.
In addition to the eligibility criteria, successful applicants must:
Have proven thematic expertize on SRH
Have satisfactory past performance reference
Have verifiable financial and operational management capacity
Be able to provide their most recent audited financial statement or certified the annual financial report