Help for Street Children in Calabar Municipality: A research was carried out 2014 on street children and young adults who roam around the streets of Calabar Municipality constituting nuisance and participating the criminal acts. Some key facts were derived from the pilot project tagged Help for Street Children/Youths. It is evident that, these children are vulnerable to various hazards including ritual killing.
The experiences of working with street children and possible strategies that can be applied are described in this article.
Teenage Pregnancy in Bakassi LGA: CCAPI is implementing a pilot project to provide Care and Support to young mothers and their children living in Bakassi LGA.
This project is tagged Help for Teenage Mothers in Bakassi L.G.A. It also entails the sensitization on Sexual Harassment and Teenage Pregnancy. We are also considering empowering the young mothers with skills acquisition as a means of providing them with sustainable livelihood.
Child Care and Adult Protection Initiative (CCAPI), is a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) that was conceived in July 2006. It was officially registered in Nigeria in 2011. We are focused on improving health care delivery amongst vulnerable young mothers, Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVCs). We are partners with the following network
Child Protection Network (CRS-CPN),Civil Society Malaria Control Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN),TB Network,Fedral Ministry of Women Affairs, Nigeira
To work with the vulnerable households and communities to reduce poverty and diseases through evidence based research and health intervention programs, while strengthening service delivery, sensitization and advocacy in our target communities.
A society devoid of poverty and Diseases, where the rights of the vulnerable groups (widows, young mothers, orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs), and infected people) are protected.
Through our research themes, we have been able to develop full project proposals that aim to reach out to the vulnerable young mothers, orphans and Vulnerable Children in various communities.