Nigerian Girls, Org.

NGO recognizes the need for residential homes for girls who are homeless and displaced young ladies coping with unplanned pregnancy.

MISSION

The primary mission of Nigerian Girls, Org is to provide a Christian, loving, structured environment to orphan under aged girls. We strive to help them build a better life by offering quality resources and support services.

VISION

NGO’s vision is to inspire, equip, and mobilize young ladies in the Edo State to be independent and contributing citizens to the tribe and community.

WHY CREATED

The Esan tribe observes the long-standing tradition of prosperous tribe members contributing to the preservation of the village. Nigerian Girls, Org. is establishing this girls’ home to honor that tradition and to preserve the Ataga legacy in the Edo State Community.

ABOUT

NGO recognizes the need for residential homes for girls who are homeless and displaced young ladies coping with unplanned pregnancy. Our establishment will be
instrumental in providing these young girls the resources and skills to obtain stability. We offer a balanced, supportive, and nurturing living environment, academics, guidance and extracurricular activities to help propel a better future.
To successfully achieve our mission, we take into consideration every necessity required. A personalized Plan of Care for each resident considers their physical, spiritual, educational, and emotional needs.

VOLUNTEER

Nigerian Girls, Org. is very grateful for the community partners and volunteers who unselfishly donate their time and energy to us. We welcome teams from churches, youth groups, sororities, fraternities, individuals completing service projects, and families looking to give back. Whatever your gifts or skills, we would love to help you or your groups find a way to get involved in the mission of Nigerian Girls, Org. Please contact the Development Office for additional information.

INFO ON COVID

Nigerian Girls, Org. will constantly monitor the COVID-19 situation and is following guidance from the CDC, local Health Department, and Emergency Management Services.
The health and well-being of our children and staff are foremost on our minds. The needs of the children in our care don’t stop during an executive order or stay home order. With the threat of COVID-19, our dedicated staff are adhering to every special precaution in regards to the pandemic.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES

To successfully achieve our mission, we take into consideration every necessity required. A personalized Plan of Care for each resident considers their physical, spiritual, educational, and emotional needs.

Academic

Students are administered the appropriate curriculum through in-person homeschooling and are provided tutoring, as needed. Our on-site academic program is computer- based, and assisted by a licensed teacher, so that students get caught up and even get ahead in their schooling. We encourage our residents to set goals and pursue a higher education after high school.

Extracurricular

NGO emphasizes a healthy, nutritionally-balanced diet along with regular physical activities, restful sleep and fun times; all designed to teach a healthy lifestyle. Self- esteem, trust, teamwork, and cooperation are developed through recreational activities many outdoor and recreational events during the year, as well as organized team sports.

Spiritual

For spiritual support, students are surrounded by a culture with deep religious values. They participate in a range of faith-based activities, including daily Bible classes, Sunday Worship, and youth devotionals. Additionally, we support students in their spiritual lives by showing them what it looks like to live out our faith each day. We pray together, read the Bible together, worship together, and serve together. Therapeutic services are offered to aid students with adjustment as well as processing past experiences with new understanding. Our desire is that students will develop a life- changing spiritual foundation that will compel them to live a life of purpose and compassion.

Guidance

Staff instill positive work habits and encourage children to develop strong work ethic. Each child has daily responsibilities and contributions to the home setting. Balanced, nutritious meals are served daily. Regular dental, medical, prenatal care and counseling are scheduled for all girls. Girls will learn to transition into adulthood, with classes focusing on fitness, hygiene, cooking, budgeting, chores, teamwork, leadership, and much more.

meet the board members

BOARD MEMBERS 1

Ryan Aghatise

Ryan Aghatise is a Microbiologist turned Medical Doctor, Born in Benin City, South South Nigeria, he’s passionate about Girl Child Education, sexual and reproductive health, teenage pregnancy and feminism. A trained and seasoned broadcaster, he’s won awards both locally and internationally and spends his spare time trying to improve the quality of lives of those around him.

BOARD MEMBER 2

Zantray Washam

Zantray Washam is the loving mother of four. Ms. Washam is a resident of Mobile, Al and a faithful member of Stone Street Baptist Church.

BOARD MEMBER 3

Dr Roosevelt Idehen

Bio on Dr Roosevelt Idehen. Edu. B.sc M.sc & Ph.D. Married with 3 Kids. Nigerian from Edo State. A ùniversity Lecturer . An associate professor. A consultant and a researcher

BOARD MEMBER 4

Jerrelen Campbell

Jerrelen Campbell-Thomas, Board Member and Administrative US Personnel, has lent her skills and talents to the development and structure of NGO since 2017. While establishing herself as an entrepreneur, Jerrelen obtained a BBA Degree from Faulkner University. With these credentials she has worked in rewarding capacities including property management, logistics, and finance. Jerrelen currently resides in Mobile, Alabama, with two children, son Kamil and daughter Jere’.

BOARD MEMBER 5

Itohan Idehen

Eng. Idehen serves as the chief Administrative Personnel for Nigerian Girls residential location in the Edo Community. Idehen possess a bachelor of English Degree acquired from University of Benin. This educational background has served as an extraordinary foundation while upholding a profession career as a reputable business woman and team player on numerous projects. Her contribution of education and experience will enhance the development and daily operation of the Nigerian Girls, Org’s

NIGERIAN GIRLS, ORG UP AND COMING EVENT

NGO recognizes the need for residential homes for girls who are homeless and displaced young ladies coping with unplanned pregnancy. Our establishment will be instrumental in providing these young girls the resources and skills to obtain stability. We offer a balanced, supportive, and nurturing living environment, academics, guidance and extracurricular activities to help propel a better future. To successfully achieve our mission, we take into consideration every necessity required. A personalized Plan of Care for each resident considers their physical, spiritual, educational, and emotional needs.

On Thanksgiving morning (Nov. 26, 2020) Ehinomen Ataga ( Daughter of CEO Mrs. Krystal Ataga) handed out food to underprivilege girls in Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria. Creating “Ehinomen Food Drive”

Introducing Luke “Ehizojie” Ataga Jr Scholarship Program in conjunction with Nigerian Girls, Org 501c3
Every quarter we pick underprivileged school age girls to receive an one year school tuition and supplies.

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Contact Us

Address

9445 Howells Ferry Rd
Semmes, AL 36575
1 Okpagha Road Eyean Aduwawa , Edo State, Nigeria

Phone

+16786814810

Email

contact@nigeriangirlshome.org

NGO recognizes the need for residential homes for girls who are homeless and displaced young ladies coping with unplanned pregnancy. Our establishment will be instrumental in providing these young girls the resources and skills to obtain stability.