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.
August 10, 2021
How community peace observers are tackling drug abuse and criminality in Kano state
These ruins used to house a drug den that was a menace for a small community in Kano state. However, with the help of community peace observers, sanity has been restored to the community.
July 27, 2021
Mercy Corps, with support from the EU, empower Bama with houses, transformers, boreholes, and skills center
Bama was hard hit by the conflict in Northeast Nigeria, with many of its structures razed to the ground. Thanks to EU funding, the community is recovering, having received essential shelter and community structures.
July 26, 2021
How participatory natural resource mapping can help communities avoid conflicts
Lessons on how communities can engage in joint resource mapping to avoid conflicts arising from competition over natural resources—a major issue fueling the farmer-herder crisis in Northeast Nigeria.
July 07, 2021
Youth livelihood intervention provides a ray of hope for Hajartu’s family
Hajartu is a youth livelihood participant of Mercy Corps BRICC program, who is supporting her internally displaced parents with income from her sewing and cap-making businesses.
June 22, 2021
Improving food and nutrition security
Up to 20,000 smallholder maize and rice farmers to be supported in Adamawa and Gombe states under Mercy Corps Rural Resilience Activity’s Enterprise Investment Fund partnership with Meadow Foods.