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NYSC CDS 2021: Best Community Development Service Groups

Filed in NYSC by on May 12, 2021

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NYSC CDS stands for National Youth Service corps community Development Service, which starts right from the orientation camp. It’s an important part of the NYSC Program for the year.

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Community Development Service (CDS) is one of the four (4) Cardinal Programs of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in which Corps Members contribute positively to the development of their host communities throughout the period of National service. here is  A to Z of NYSC CDS.

In this article, we have provided you with full information regarding NYSC CDS and the list of best CDS you will find interesting.

NYSC CDS

CORPS LEGAL AID GROUP (CLAG)

Purpose:

  • Provide free legal services to the less privileged and indigent prison inmates (Victims of denials and violation of rights)
  • Sensitized the public on fundamental human rights

Activities:

  • Advocacy
  • Visit prison
  • Legal service to inmate and indigenes of the host community
  • Public lecture and awareness on the fundamental human right

SPORTS CDS Group

Purpose:

  • Creates an avenue for recreation and healthy rivalry among corps members and the community.
  • Arousing the consciousness of living healthy and purposeful lifestyles through participation in one form of physical activity or the other.
  • Identify talents among Corps members

Activities:

  • Participation in Sports competitions
  •  Identifying and Training members of the Community
  •  Organizing Sports Competitions

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION & SANITATION Group (NEMA/NESREA vanguard)

Purpose:

  • To promote and sustain a healthy environment
  • To create awareness on sustainable environment, management and regeneration

Functions:

  • Tree planting
  • Drainage Control
  • Erosion Control
  • Sanitation
  • Afforestation
  • Land Scalping

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT GROUP (Mass Literacy, Adult Education, Extra Murals ICT)

Purpose:

  • Enhance the Education Standard of the host community.
  • Career guidance and counselling for students

Activities:

  • Campaign against Illiteracy
  • Organizing Extra-mural classes for Adults
  • Organizing of in-school programs

CULTURAL & TOURISM CDS Group (Band, Dance, Drama & Tourism)

Purpose:

  • Promoting arts and Culture
  • Dissemination of vital socio-economic and political problems and prospects

Activities:

  • Identifying talents
  • Setting up of the schemes theatre groups

ROAD SAFETY CLUB (RSC) CDS Group

Purpose:

  • To contribute to public safety on our roads

Activities:

  • Sensitization and control of traffic
  • Rendering first aid to accident victims
  • Establishment of road safety clubs in school.

EDITORIAL/PUBLICITY CDS Group

Purpose:

  • Compliment the activities of the NYSC PRO in disseminating Information to the Community

Activities:

  • Making a presentation on mass media to enlighten people on socio-cultural education

DISASTER MANAGEMENT Group (NEMA)

Purpose:

  • To create awareness on disaster management
  • To disseminate information on how to manage disasters through Corps Emergency Vanguards
  • Public enlightenment on disaster management and control through the emergency Vanguards
  • Liaison with NEMA on how to assist during emergencies
  • Formation of emergency vanguard club in schools

MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES CDS Group (Red Cross, Breast Without Spot, Polio Plus etc.)

MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES CDS Group

Purpose:

  • Promotion and provision of Medical Services

Activities:

  • Health outreach
  • First Aid administration
  • Establishment of Community based clinic
  • Setting up of clinic for the NYSC Secretariat

SERVICE DELIVERY CDS Group ( Attitudinal Change, Re-Branding)

Purpose:

  • Sensitization on Service delivery and good work ethics.

Activities:

  • Training
  • Sensitization
  • Group discussions on value re-orientation

DRUG-FREE & QUALITY CONTROL CDS Group (NDLEA, NAFDAC, SON)

Purpose:

  • Eradication of fake and adulterated foods and drugs
  • Create awareness on the danger of drug abuse
  • Campaign and Sensitization
  • Establishment of drug-free clubs in Schools
  • Ensuring linkages with the host Communities

CHARITY SERVICES & GENDER Group

Purpose:

  • To improve the living standard of the downtrodden
  • Charity outreaches to the public
  • Mobilize funds and other resources for less privileged
  • Visits of orphanages & prisons
  • Donation of materials to homes

MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS (MDGs) CDS GROUP

Purpose:

  • To create awareness and actualize the 8 goals of MDGs

Activities:

  • Advocacy and Mentoring of the host community

Agro-Allied CDS Group

Purpose:

  • Support agro-allied activities in host communities
  • To promote better food production and security

Activities:

  • Demonstration farms/Extension Services
  • Establishment of Farmers Cooperative Societies
  • Advocacy
  • The teaching of new farming techniques to communities

ANTI-CORRUPTION CDS GROUP (EFCC & ICPC)

Purpose:

  • To help in eradicating corruption through Campaign

Activities

  • Sensitization
  • Creation of awareness in schools and organizations
  • Establish Anti-Corruption Corps members in schools

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH & HIV/AIDS GROUP

Purpose:

  • To train and mentor Students
  • To mobilize and strengthen community-based responses on HIV/AIDS prevention

Activities:

  • Sensitization and Campaign

Best Community Development Service Groups for Corpers

1. NDLEA

2. EFCC

3. Red Cross

4. Road Safety Group

5. HIV/AIDS

6. NEMA

7. Editorial Group

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