Educating Nigerian Girls in New Enterprises (ENGINE)II is a 3 year (April 2017-March 2020) Adolescent Girls’ Education Programme funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) through its Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC) Fund.
Mercy Corps leads the implementation of ENGINE II in Nigeria, working with 18,000 girls across the four target states through Society for Women Development and Empowerment of Nigeria (SWODEN) in Kano, Action Health Incorporated (AHI) in Lagos, Kindling Hope Across Nations Initiative (KHAN) in Kaduna and Tabitha Cumi Foundation (TCF) in the Federal Capital Territory.
In the FCT, we are working with about 2,000 In school and Out of School girls across 29 schools and 27 communities in Bwari and AMAC Area Councils.
- The programme reach – 18,000 girls across 4 states of FCT Abuja, Kano, Kaduna and Lagos. In 18 Local Government Areas.
- Targeted Girls – Marginalised in and out of school girls aged between 16 and 24 years who meet ENGINE marginalization criteria.
ENGINE II GOAL
The programme aimed at enhancing girls’ learning outcomes, achieving transition to the next phase of their education and work as well as sustainability in educating Nigerian girls
ENGINE II OUTPUTS
- Output 1: Enhance learning experience for marginalized ENGINE II girls
- Output 2: Increased income generating and asset building skills for marginalized girls
- Output 3: Enhance life skills training opportunities for marginalized ENGINE II girls
- Output 4: improved gatekeepers perception towards girls education
- Output 5: Expand Policies and practices benefitting adolescent girls and young women
- Teaching and Learning
- Teachers training approaches
- Extra-curricular activities
- Linking attendance, skills acquisition and livelihood
- Essential life skills
- Community engagement
- Protection issue