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
Friday, 25 June 2021 09:58 Written by Caritas Nigeria
When Zara Modu, a mother of four children, lost her husband and residential apartment to the protracted insurgency in the Northeast, she had no idea how to begin life anew.
Friday, 25 June 2021 09:51 Written by Caritas Nigeria
Aisha Ali is a grandmother, who depended on charities for her upkeep. Following her displacement from her home in Marte, Borno State, Aisha made her way to the Sulumburi Dogon Yaro internally displaced persons’ camp in Maiduguri, Borno State, a facility that lacked basic amenities, such as tents, water, electricity and washrooms.
Friday, 25 June 2021 09:37 Written by Caritas Nigeria
The story of 45-year-old Happy Tanko is a stirring yet inspiring one: a mother of nine female children, Happy was relishing the comfort of her amiable household, until her husband sent her away, along with their children, on the grounds that their marriage had yet to produce a male child.
The prevalence of HIV/AIDS in Enugu State, where Caritas Nigeria manages thirty-two treatment facilities as the lead implementing partner, presented as a masked springboard for Caritas Nigeria’s presence in the state.
Wednesday, 30 December 2020 19:22 Written by Super User
Mary Idi is from Tampul community in Uba Local Government Area of Borno State. She is married and has five children. Mary had no knowledge on how to increase her income and even if she did, the capacity to diversify to other businesses was something she did not have, and as such, when the little food they cultivated got exhausted, they could barely feed.
Monday, 28 December 2020 17:46 Written by Super User
Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC), is a key component of the Caritas Nigeria sustainable livelihood strategy, which encourages households to cultivate the culture of saving, even from the little resources that they make as proceeds from their businesses.
In the wake of an outbreak of meningitis epidemic across the country, Caritas Nigeria launched an emergency outreach to its host community at Durumi, in Abuja as well as in different locations across the country through a massive vaccination exercise. Dr Lanre Olayiwola provides information on the intervention which he spearheaded.