Benue women leverage VSLA to promote women’s involvement in peacebuilding
Stories from women peace leaders driving change in their communities. How their inclusive and collaborative initiatives is supporting other women in Benue state, Nigeria.
May 03, 2022
Easing access to finance for Kwami residents through savings groups
Thanks to savings from the Rural Resilience Activity, farmers, traders and artisans, whose livelihoods were affected by COVID-19, were able to revive their businesses.
May 02, 2022
Leveraging agric insurance for enhanced resilience capacities in Northeast Nigeria
Rural farmers in Northeast Nigeria deal with several shocks and stresses - from climate change to conflict, amongst other challenges. What opportunities can agric business offer them?
April 08, 2022
How Stella is bridging the unemployment gap in Yola
Stella started her fashion business in Yola, Adamawa state to help unemployed young people. Her fashion academy has trained several male and female youths that have gone on to start their own.
April 07, 2022
Engendered business cases for Women Economic Empowerment in Northeast Nigeria
Investing in women’s economic empowerment sets a direct path toward gender equality, poverty eradication, and inclusive economic growth. What opportunities are there?
February 28, 2022
EU BRICC graduates 5,000 youth in Yobe state from vocational skills training
Mercy Corps and partners hold a graduation ceremony for 5000 youths in Yobe state, after a successful 3-6months vocational training and grants to help them start their businesses.