The project Building Collaboration, Partnerships and Political Commitment to Delay Early Marriage and the Onset of Childbearing in Northern Nigeria implemented by 4 Nigerian NGOs; Girl Child Concerns,Girl Child Education, Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative and the development Research and Projects Centre is anchored by Action Aid Nigeria over the period July 2013 to October 2015. The project had 4intervention sites, all in rural local governments in Kano and Kaduna states. Girl Child Concerns worked in Igabi and Giwa LGAs of Kaduna state; Girl Child Education worked in Zaria LGA in Kaduna State; and Isa Wali Empowerment Initiative worked in Ajingi LGA in Kano State.
2.0 School Infrastructure in the 4 project LGAs in Kano and Kaduna States
The table 1, below, presents an infrastructural profile of schools in program sites in the Local Government Areas of Kaduna and Kano. The table presents the educational infrastructure of Giwa, Zaria, and Igabi Local Government Areas (LGEA) of Kaduna State and Ajingi LGEA of Kano State. The indicators include – Student-classroom ratio; percentage of unused classrooms; Main Source of water; Student toilet ratio; Student-teacher ratio; Schools with health facilities; and Schools were classes are held outside.