With the support of MacArthur Foundation and The Ogun State Government, the Ogun Home Grown School Feeding Program is aimed at promoting accountability and efficiency, focused on providing a free nutritional meal for public primary school pupils (primary 1-3) across 40 Schools within Abeokuta North, Odeda, Ikenne and Imeko Afon Local Governments of the State to improve school enrolment, child health and nutrition, thereby encouraging and increasing local agricultural production, creating jobs, empowering women whilke also improving family and state economy.
On behalf of International Organization for Migration (IOM), WOCON implemented a Project funded by the European Union titled ‘Prevention of Irregular Migration and Trafficking in Persons in Nigeria’ at targeted communities of Owode -Apa and Seme in Lagos State and Ajegunle and Idiroko in Ogun State where 257 youth including Artisans, young women and students from secondary and tertiary institutions were trained and sensitized against human trafficking and irregular migration.
WOCON implemented on United Nations office on Drugs & Crime (UNODC)’s behalf a European Union-funded Grassroots Awareness Campaign Project under the Promoting Better Management of Migration in Nigeria Project in the targeted communities of Badagry and Oyingbo.
This Project sensitized the beneficiaries who were at least 50 vulnerable at risk women and youth who could fall easy prey to traffickers’ dynamic recruitment methods including those who were rescued through Open air, market and motor park campaigns in each targeted community.
112 children withdrawn from Labour and placed in schools. 30 Children placed in vocational skills centers, Awareness created for the elimination of Child labour in 9 communities of Local Governments in Ogun State through Press Conference, consultative forum with Community leaders, set up and training of monitoring Committees.