The Children’s Centre reaches out to the community through several programs. These include library services to Schools, Prison libraries, the Motherless babies project, Psycho-educational testing services, collaboration with university students, and organizing conferences and workshops.

Outreach Programs

  • Information literacy is a special interest, leading to efforts to develop learning and information skills using local community resources as well as conventional library materials.
Prison Libraries
  • Library services to prisons began in March 2000 when the University Women’s Association Executive visited Nsukka prison and learned of inmates’ educational, informational and …
Conferences and Workshops
  • The Children’s Centre has hosted refresher courses and workshops for teacher/librarians, nursery school personnel, and teachers, in cooperation with the Anambra State…
Motherless Babies Projects
  • Nsukka has a Motherless Babies Home run by the National Council of Women Societies. In 1986 a group of women and children began visiting the home as part of the vacation activity Caring for Others.
University Students
  • UWA has organized programs for students, for instance, orienting fresh students on such topics as safety, sanitation, personal hygiene, cultism, proper dressing, and examination ethics.
Psycho-Educational Testing Services
  • The Psycho-Educational Testing Services aims to provide testing and counseling services for children with learning disabilities, the gifted, the mentally retarded, and those with other…