Kano state in Nigeria received US$27 million to encourage girls' enrollment

|Source: Daily Trust|
Miga Central Primary School, Nigeria. Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch

Kano state in Nigeria received US$27 million out of US$100 million in grant GPE awarded to the country. 41,691 girls in primary school from 12 localities in the state have been awarded N45,000 each in scholarship to encourage enrollment and retention; the program is also sponsoring female teachers for training. In addition, 2,773 schools have been allocated funds to improve their facilities and purchase learning materials.

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