Accomplishments

  • Partnered with Niger Delta University in 2013 to designed and implement a programme to sensitize and counseled new students against cultism, drug abuse, prostitution, examination malpractices, poor study habits and low academic performance. The programme helped students to be scholarly proactive and focus, responsible in conduct, ambassadorial to their families and communities and law abiding throughout their studies. This was confirmed in our monitoring and evaluation process and via testimonies from some lecturers and students who participated in the programme.

  • Partnered with Leprosy Colony Centre at Igbogene, Yenagoa in 2013 and carried out the following activities:

    • Sensitization
    • Build their capacity on self-empowerment.
    • Carried out Sugar test.
    • Advocated for public support.
    • Donated gift materials
  • Carried out Hepatitis B virus screening and vaccination in 10 remote rural communities in Sagbama LGA and Southern Ijaw LGA in 2013. The exercise covers the follow subjects:

    • Sensitization
    • Screening
    • Vaccination
    • Data Gathering
  • Established partnership with the Gender Desk Office of the Nigerian Police Force in the state in 2017, and supported them in the following areas:

    • Public sensitisation of basic human rights, and women and girls rights
    • Advocates for collaboration with NGOs/CSOs in the state
    • Donated gift materials.
  • Paid the tuition fees of 50 disadvantaged students in their final year in selected public universities, politechniques, college of education, college of health and school of Nursing. Also paid for WAEC and NECO of 30 students that lack sponsors in public secondary schools across the 8 LGAs in Bayelsa state. This was done in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

  • Visited over 20 flooded communities in 2012 across the 8 LGAs and successfully carried out the following activities:

    • Rescued and transported flood effected families to selected settlements in the state
    • Purchased and Distributed Relief materials to different settlements
    • Funded first aid treatment and provided malaria vaccines in various settlements
  • Designed and implemented a programme to build the capacity of youths (boys and girls) on leadership and advocacy skills in Zarama Clan in Yenagoa LGA in 2017.

  • Goldcoast effectively carried out health outreach project in Sagbama LGA and Yenagoa LGA in 2014/2015 which 250 people benefited on sensitisation against Malaria and Typhoid fever prevention and treatment. We also carried out free medical test and provide Malaria drugs to the beneficiaries at the various communities we visited.

  • Partnered with the Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) in Bayelsa State in 2017/2018 to identify, sensitise and profile Gender and Vulnerable Groups (GVGs) in rural communities in Brass LGA. The programme was designed to alleviate poverty of vulnerable persons (helpless orphans, sick people with terminal diseases such as TB, HIV/AIDS, jobless youths etc.)

  • Organised a workshop to build the capacity of women and girls on violence against women and girls rights in the 8 LGAs in 2017/2018. Thus, we have successfully established Women and Girls Rights Promoters’ Counsels (WGRPC), Community Gender Development Clubs (CGDCs) and Community Women and Girls Football Clubs (CWGFCs)  in Yenagoa LGA to raise the visibility and voices of women in social associations, trade unions, community leadership and private and public institutions. 

  • Goldcoast Developmental Foundation has successfully signed an MOU with the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), Bayelsa State Branch and Triax Solicitors law firm working together to effectively reduce and prevent all forms of sexual violence, abuse and violation of girl children Bayelsa State.