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We offer various tutorials on trades to empower the youth in our society
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Contact Info

  • 08033589095
  • hadizaimamenter@gmail.com
  • Week Days: 09.00 to 18.00 Sunday: Closed


Alh Garba Imam, Chairman BOT presenting graduation certificate to one of the graduates

Group photos of  graduates with other members of HIWC and chairman board of trustees

Group photos of the graduates with head of creative media

Group photos of the graduates at the garment section

Graduated trainees at the garment section having group photos with their trainer

About Hajiya Hadiza Imam

Hajiya Hadiza Garba Imam was born on November 9, 1959. She attented Shahuci Primary School, Shekara Girls (senior boarding) School and Government Girls College, Dala, Kano City. Hajiya Hadiza later attended Kano State Polytechnic in 1980, where she obtained a Diploma in Adult Education and B.Ed in Adult Education from Bayero University, Kano. Hajiya Hadiza was a Chevening Scholar in 1998 at the University of Manchester, UK where she studied Women's Health, Education & Devlopment.

The above provided Hadiza with the required skills to start her long career in Education. Hadiza's teaching career started at the Kano Local Education Authority where she taught at the Kurmawa Primary School, Kano city. In, 1984, Hadiza moved to the Agency for Mass Education where she taught at the famous Kano Women Centre for 4 years before she was promoted to Vice Principal and subsequently Principal. Her Career at the Agency spanned 26 years during which she served in various department and capacities involved in women development. Hadiza retired voluntarily in December 2010 as Director, Women Programmes.

During her working life, she was awarded various prizes and trophies for her role in women education, empowerment and advocacy by both local and international organisations as well as Kano State Government.

In her spare time and after her retirement, Hadiza was involved in Da'wah women empowerment and other philanthropic activities in Kano City and rural areas. She chaired a non-governmental organisation, The Basic Education Association (BEA) which focused primarily on girl-child education, women adult education and empowerment. She was also the proprietor of the Starfield Children's Academy, Kanao and a Director of Springsville International School Asokoro, Abuja.

Hajiya Hadiza was married to malam Garba Imam and was blessed with six children and seven grand children

Hajiya Hadiza died on Friday, September 25, 2015 following the stampede in Mina, was buried in Makkah, Saudi Arabia. May ALLAH SWT grant her Aljannat Firdaus and bless her entire family, ameen.


Garba Y. Imam – Chairman

Bashir H. Abdullahi – Vice Chairman

Mohammad I. Atta – Member

Sadiya A. Bichi –      Member

Ahmed Abdullahi – Member

Yusuf G. Imam –      Member

Buruji S. Ibrahim –  Member

Nura A. Alkali –       Member

Hafsatu M. Baba –  Member

Fatima R. Musa –    Secretary/Legal Adviser

Alh. Garba Y. Imam


Board of Trustees

Group picture of Board of Trustees

Mohammed I. Atta


Board of Trustees


The following individuals and organizations contributed to the developement of the Center

  • Alhaji Aminu Alhassan Dantata

  • Ecobank

  • Sterling Bank

  • Al-Ihsan Foundation

  • Sageto Nigeria Limited

  • AG Ferrero Nig. Limited

  • SCM Capital Limited

  • Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corportion

  • Keystone Bank

  • Metropole Nig Limited

  • Siladimsm Limited

  • Forta Engineering Limited

We are registered with the National Business and Technical Examination (NABTEB) Reg No. 20269