Subcomponent 2.2A

Training of Mentors for the Delivery of Life Skills


The Adolescent Girls Initiative for Learning and Empowerment, Kaduna State has commenced the training of mentors for the delivery of life skills training across Senior Secondary Schools in Kaduna State. The training is based on the training manual developed with Technical Assistance from the Center for Girls Education Zaria and The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).

The life skills training focuses on four thematic areas as follows:
i. Life skills key topics e.g. conflict resolution, self-determination, confidence, negotiations and leadership
ii. Health awareness e.g. basic health promotion, nutrition, reproductive health, basic hygiene, menstural hygiene management.
iii. GBV/SEA awareness and safety e.g. approaches to prevent, mitigate and respond to GBV/SEA, linkages to referral system for additional social services.
iv. Climate change including awareness raising and climate change adaptation approaches and skills.
These mentors consists of female guidance and counsellors as well as community mentors with experience in handling safe spaces.

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Bethel Fremimah David

March 30, 2023

Great move. This is highly commendable.