Grooming Centre, in partnership with SESOR Empowerment Foundation, provided financial training and disbursed N2,060,000 to 57 internally displaced women in Lagos as seed money for their microenterprises. The financial literacy training and disbursements held at the Sesor Safe Day Space in Lagos on the 16th and 23rd of July, 2020. The livelihood support programme is set to kick-off in Benue State in a few weeks.
The Centre held its 4th edition of the Lady Kate Okarfor Scholarship Scheme (LKOSS) ceremony on Wednesday 29th July, 2020 with absolute compliance for the social distancing guidelines. In view of the public health concerns arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, only 7 awardees, alongside their mothers, were selected to attend the event. The guests had their temperature checked at the entrance and were provided with Grooming Centre facemasks and hand sanitizers at the entrance and on each table. Grooming Centre awarded scholarships to five hundred (500) children of Grooming Centre clients who are students in Senior Secondary schools across the country.
The 2020 award is the fourth in the series and aims to contribute to the education and development of children whose families are disadvantaged. The sum of N50,000.00 (Fifty Thousand Naira) will be awarded to each student and will be paid annually for three years.
Below is the list of awardees;