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World water day ( catch the rain where it falls, when it falls.)

To get water for basic household activities, the trek to the sole borehole in the town square would start by 4:30 for Hope so she could beat the other residents as there was always a queue at the borehole site which was the only source of clean water for the community. The borehole had just …

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ACCESS TO CLEAN WATER IMPROVES EDUCATION

Education is critical for breaking the cycle of poverty and yet over half of the world’s schools lack access to safe water and sanitation facilities. Lack of clean water has serious effects on students’ academic performance and attendance rates. The lack of safe water can cause even the best students to lose momentum as they …

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Nigeria: How Hijab Controversy Threatens Kwara’s Harmony

Kwara State is known as the State of Harmony, but that is being threatened by the controversy that is trailing the wearing of hijab by students in secondary schools founded by Christian missions, but which have been taken over by the state government. The agitation for or against the wearing of hijab did not start …

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NIGERIA : Again, Kwara Govt Shuts 10 Schools Over Hijab Controversy

Kwara government directs the 10 secondary schools where the use of the hijab is disputed not to reopen today. The Kwara State Ministry of Education has reversed its decision to reopen the 10 grant-aided schools, where the use of hijab is disputed. According to the Ministry’s permanent secretary, Kemi Adeosun, the schools earlier told to …

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