Friday, 05 November 2021 16:32 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Gambo Ali, a resident of Madagali community, who is a widow and has five children, was a petty trader before the Caritas Nigeria intervention but her business was not yielding much revenue. After the demise of her husband, life became really difficult for her, as feeding her children and sustaining the family on her petty trading business, was a huge challenge for her.
Friday, 05 November 2021 16:21 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Kelly Auwal, is a mother of three children, from Wuro Patuji community of Mubi North Adamawa. She is a member of the Alheri Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) group, who benefited from the financial literacy training aimed at supporting Income Generating Activities (IGA) of the beneficiaries.
Friday, 05 November 2021 16:10 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Saratu Thomas is another beneficiary of the Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC), from Watu community in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State. Saratu suffers from psychological trauma, resulting from the Boko Haram attacks in her village, which led to the loss of the livelihoods of her family and all they owned.
Friday, 05 November 2021 15:58 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Abigail Samuel and her family depended on farming to help meet their needs. She had access to good food, clothing and life were beautiful for her until the insurgency of 2014 hit their community in Gwoza, Local Government Area in Adamawa State.
Prior to her displacement, Martina lived in Gwoza with her household, where she traded in fresh vegetables. Upon relocating to Damare in Yola North Local Government Area, she and her household struggled to feed since they had no means of livelihood. Their attempt at farming was thwarted by flood and herdsmen attacks.
Friday, 05 November 2021 15:32 Written by Caritas Nigeria
60-year-old Hadiza Hassan, a widow and mother of two, once lived in Madagali, Adamawa State. She fended for her family from her soap making and tailoring businesses until insurgency struck Madagali.
Friday, 05 November 2021 15:25 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Sarah Philip sold grain in Madagali town of Adamawa State, where she lived with her husband. Life dealt her a bad hand when insurgency hit her community, claiming the life of her husband and her livelihood.
Dinatu Dauda once lived in Gwoza, Borno State with her husband, who was a small-scale farmer. Prior to the invasion of their community by Boko Haram insurgents, she eked a living from farm produce sales in a make-shift stall in front of her residence.
Tuesday, 07 September 2021 08:39 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Caritas Nigeria, with the support of GIZ, trained seventy (70) internally displaced persons on soap & fragrance production, fishery and poultry farming. As part of the empowerment scheme under the Stable, Trained & Empowered Migrant (STEM) project, start-up tools for the various skills were distributed to the empowered persons at the New Kuchingoro Camp, Abuja. This video captures moments from the exercise
Thursday, 08 July 2021 14:47 Written by James Chokom
The Nutrition component of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Project (Norwegian MFA) which strives to eliminate malnutrition in vulnerable children between 6 months and 5 years through screening and nutritional rehabilitation received a boost in the Gwaski community, Hawul LGA of Borno State.
For several years, Sera Ezra, a 38-year-old displaced mother of five and resident of Dazala community in Madagali LGA of Adamawa State, had no viable source of income as a result of the prolonged insurgency in North-East Nigeria, which depleted livelihoods, leaving individuals and households in dire need of humanitarian assistance.
Edo state born, Benson Alexander became an orphan at a tender age. After completing his secondary school in 2006, he had no means of income so he resorted to menial jobs.
Friday, 25 June 2021 10:08 Written by Caritas Nigeria
The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) project funded through Caritas Norway and implemented by Caritas Nigeria in communities affected by insurgency in Adamawa and Borno States, leverages inclusive platforms to implement interventions aimed at improving the livelihood of vulnerable households and individuals in the region