SPECIAL DRUG EDUCATION CENTER (SDEC)
SDEC is a community-based facility, which serves as a venue in promoting preventive and
developmental services for the out of school youth (OSY) and street children. This aims to
enable them to cope with the challenges of adolescence particularly their vulnerability to
drug and substance abuse.
- Out of school children/ youth- 7-30 years old, not enrolled in any formal or vocational school, not formally employed and not a tertiary level graduate
- Street Children- below 18 years of age, young boys and girls found in urban areas who have adopted the street as their habitual abode/ source of livelihood