Child Safety in Nigeria
Ugochi Obidiegwu is the CEO of Ulomka Multi Solutions, a growing Health and Safety business in Nigeria. Her safety movement focuses on creating unique safety education products for African children and educators in order to intentionally groom safety conscious children. Using “The Safety Chic” platform on social media, she engages in safety advocacy. The "Train Them Young Initiative" (#2TYI), under her company, has taught over 4000 students in Nigeria and Ghana safety skills and is being replicated in other African countries. This is achieved via training and her child safety story book series – "The Adventures of Muna", which was self published on Amazon. It has been sold in 11 states and 7 countries. She convenes the annual School Safety Summit where relevant stakeholders proffer solutions to safety challenges affecting school children. The books and the "Ulomka"-Blog, where a huge collection of safety advice and ideas for children's safetey is being collected and presented, are altogether a very smart, modern and effective way of mainsteeaming OSH into everyday life in Africa.
Level of Education: Preschool, School
Lead Organisation: The Safety Chic