One in every five of the world’s out-of-school children is in Nigeria.
Even though primary education is officially free and compulsory, about 10.5 million of the country’s children aged 5-14 years are not in school. Only 61 percent of 6-11 year-olds regularly attend primary school and only 35.6 percent of children aged 36-59 months receive early childhood education. In the north of the country, the picture is […]
Making the Vaccine Decision: Addressing Common Concerns
Most parents choose to vaccinate their children according to the recommended schedule. But some parents may still have questions about vaccines, and getting answers they can trust may be hard. Talk to your child’s doctor if you have questions or concerns about vaccines for your child. With so much information—and sometimes incorrect information—available today, learning the […]
What Are Childhood Mental Disorders?
Mental health in childhood means reaching developmental and emotional milestones and learning healthy social skills and how to cope when there are problems. Mentally healthy children have a positive quality of life and can function well at home, in school, and in their communities. Mental disorders among children are described as serious changes in the […]
A Focus on our thematic areas at RDISC Foundation
Rdisc is a multi-agency non-governmental organisation which offers a range of services to less privileged children and families in local communities mainly the South-South and South-East regions in Nigeria. We explore means and channels to stop further oppressions, subjugations and social marginalisation which leads to low self-esteem and false identity in the lives of young […]
Restoring Dignity in Suffering Children Foundation (RDISC Foundation).
RDISC Foundation is an NGO that seeks to provide assistance, nutritional aid relief, education, medical outreaches etc to children and teenagers in various homes (orphanages, destitute, charity homes, less privileged homes etc) and on the streets. We support children and teenagers who lack resources and possessions necessary for quality living. Our support for the indigent […]