DevTrain Community and Entrepreneurship Development Initiative

SDG Action Network

Our SDG Action on September 25th

Teach SDGs Programme

Nigeria Makurdi, Nigeria
Number of people taking this action: 50-250
Teach SDGs Programme The Teach SDGs Programme is a comprehensive program that supports governments, businesses and communities in Nigeria with improved understanding and capacity on the Global Goals. Teach SDGs Programme facilitates localizing the Sustainable Development Goals and empowers communities to act at the local level, observe the impact of their actions, share experiences and build new partnerships for implementation of the goals. Global Day of Action : 25 September marks the third anniversary of the adoption of the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development and of the Sustainable Development Goals,. To mark this historic event, the Global Day of Action (#Act4SDGs) will bring together individuals, organizations, institutions, and businesses across the globe are coming together to take actions for the SDGs to show world leaders that people and organizations everywhere are standing behind the Goals and expect their leaders to do the same in every corner of the world to take action for the SDGs: to end poverty and inequalities, protect the planet, other key sustainable objectives and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030. DevTrain is creating awareness and knowledge sharing for community members allows citizens  to  focus on any of  the  17  goals  that  are  of  most  immediate  concern  to  them  and  to  evaluate  if  the situation  of  these  has  got  better,  stayed  the  same  or  got  worse  over  the  past  months. The SDG Global Action Challenge allow  people’s  voices to be  heard  and  show  how  these  goals  are  relevant  to  their  lives, bringing  attention  to  what  needs  to  be  changed,  transformed,  achieved  in  people's  perception come 2030. Objectives: To raise awareness on the SDGs and their impact To promote collective actions on the SDGs in our communities Methodology: DevTrain team shall facilitate the #Act4SDGs Community Challenge. It is a call for young people to carry out any key activity to create awareness on the SDG See below some suggestions: Bring your organization and network together to plan and implement an action or event on awareness, accountability and impact on the SDGs.  Here are a few examples: Organize an SDG Performance on a public space – Youth MeetUp In Makurdi: Mobilize youths within project communities and network, discuss SDGs and chart a way forward for Nigeria Organize a rally or a peaceful demonstration for the SDGs in your city - Football match between DevTrain Environment Ambassadors and Wadata Strikers to mark International Peace Day in Makurdi, Benue State Give an SDG introductory lesson at a school assembly or classroom – Identify 20 schools in Makurdi, Calabar and Osun States Organize a public discussion with young people, or in communities of marginalized people, invite a politician or leader to join – Hold a Corpers HookUp in Calabar: Discuss SDGs with NYSC Corp members and promote implementation of community projects Organize a public SDG trek - SDG Trek from High-level round about to Wurukum round about carrying SDG placards: Engage youths to key into SDGs Run an SDG wheel poster challenge – Conduct activity with School Children in 20 schools Capture the SDG stories in your community and share them on the global day – Share a video link of your SDG story in 120minutes with DevTrain Collect voices of marginalized peoples speaking about their situation or of the SDG movers and shakers in your community and let viewers experience the need for SDG action in your community and share them via video, photo, or 360 media – Snap a photo with the SDG goal you support with DevTrain Collect short videos of politicians and citizens pledges on the SDGs – Identify Youths vying for political offices and engage them on SDGs and Citizens pledges to SGDs Outcomes: Community members will have increased knowledge on SDGs Community members shall be triggered on the various actions to be taken on SDGs Community members will commit to supporting SDGs in their locality Dear Friends Please Kindly capture the SDG stories in your community and share them with us – Record a 120 seconds video of  SDGs story and share a video link with DevTrain -  http://bit.ly/2xppjSJ Thanks   Dear Friends Please Kindly snap a photo of any SDG goal you support and share them with DevTrain using this link - http://bit.ly/2xpAQ5F Thanks
SDGs
3 Good Health & Well-Being 4 Quality Education 6 Clean Water & Sanitation 13 Climate Action 14 Life Below Water 15 Life on Land 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions 17 Partnerships for the Goals

About DevTrain Community and Entrepreneurship Development Initiative

DEVTRAIN is a youth led Non-Governmental Organization involved in social entrepreneurship, integrated community development, empowerment and other services to humanity.

We support communities to identify and meet needs through different rights based projects and livelihoods improvement activities. Currently we are working in Abuja, Benue, Calabar and Osun States implementing the following projects and programmes; namely Environmental Protection and Climate Change Programme – Beat Plastic Pollution Challenge Project + CleanUp Campaigns, Youth Reach Out (Career Development Campaign), Girls Advancement Programme (GAP) and Teach SDGs Programme

Countries We Work in
Nigeria
Languages We Work in
English
SDGs We Tackle
3 Good Health & Well-Being 4 Quality Education 6 Clean Water & Sanitation 13 Climate Action 14 Life Below Water 15 Life on Land 16 Peace, Justice & Strong Institutions 17 Partnerships for the Goals
TYPE
ngo