Economic Empowerment

Economically empowering women means they are able to contribute greatly to their families, villages and nations. In Nigeria, over 70 percent of the population live below the poverty line on less than $1 a day, with 52 percent of rural women living below the poverty line,women constitute the majority of the poor, the unemployed, and the socially disadvantaged”

(Ode Ojukwu,2007). To be able to read and write is to be empowered. The African saying “Educate a man, you educate one person, educate a woman and you educate a society