Over the years, SWAYA has been involved in environmental protection and conservation campaigns to call attention to the need to preserve the earth for posterity. SWAYA also campaigns against illegal oil theft, pollution and its implication on the health of youths, women and the environment. SWAYA is also at the forefront of campaigns for the […]

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Under the malaria campaign programme, SWAYA carries out campaigns in communities the Niger Delta region of Nigeria in support of the fight against malaria. Malaria is one of the most serious public health diseases in Nigeria. With an estimated 90% of all malaria deaths occurring on the African continent, 71% prevalence and 35% annual death […]

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The “Read-2-Lead” Programme is designed for secondary school students in Nigeria. Under this programme, SWAYA donates at least 100 leadership and self-development books with a Bookshelf to selected secondary schools to enable the students read books and materials outside their regular curriculum and build their capacities as future leaders. Research has shown a dearth of […]

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The Back-to-School programme of Society for Women and Youths Affairs (SWAYA) stated in 2008 in communities in Rivers State as an annual event. The objective of the programme is to motivate indigent children at the primary school level of the Nigerian educational system who are willing to get educated but lack the necessary support to […]

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In Nigeria, private organizations, including the media, are heeding the call to take ownership of the HIV and AIDS response. Rivers state radio station Cool/Wazobia FM/Nigeria Info has shown commitment to the cause, signing a deal in July 2016 to provide HIV-related programming over the next two years. The memorandum of understanding—worth over 19 million […]

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As part of events marking the 2014 World AIDS Day (WAD) celebrations today (Monday, December 1, 2014), the Rivers State Agency for the Control of AIDS (RIVSACA), has called on stakeholders across the state to focus on two key areas in the fight against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. The Executive Director of RIVSACA, Dr. Chimezie Okeh, […]

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By George Onah Port Harcourt— No fewer than 4,746 people, who are HIV positive in Ogoni area of Rivers State, have been registered by the Rivers State Agency on the Control of HIV\AIDS, RIVSACA, at the resource centre in Bori General Hospital, Khana Local Government Area. Of this number, 99 are children. Vanguard gathered that […]

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