How water and sanitation affects school attendance
In a country with over 20 million children out of school, a project has shown that clean water and sanitary toilets are means to get and keep children in school.
November 24, 2021
Sustaining farming livelihood for rural women through saving groups
Fatima Abdulhamid was a participant and member of a women’s farmer VSLA group on the Mercy Corps’ Borno Maida Early Recovery program who changed the course of her children’s lives through improved savings.
November 19, 2021
CIPP trained mediator elected as special assistant in Kogi State
Gadanshagari is a Fulani settlement in Kogi State with previous cases of farmer-herder conflict. Read Hamza’s story, who through mediation training provided by Mercy Corps was appointed to represent Fulani affairs.
November 18, 2021
Women’s Critical Discussion Group peace leader sparking change in Kogi State
Felicia, a CIPP women peace leader has become a force to be reckoned with, using her mediation and resolution skills to provide lasting solutions to disputes in her community.
November 17, 2021
Nurturing the inclusion of youth in peacebuilding
Young people in Kogi state, like Kelvin, are beginning to receive better recognition for their support in peacebuilding initiatives, thanks to mediation training provided by Mercy Corps CIPP program.
November 05, 2021
Achieving common development objectives in Borno State
The USAID-funded Feed the Future Nigeria Rural Resilience Activity holds high-level stakeholders meeting with Borno government to align the Activity strategic plan with the state’s 25 Years’ Development Plan.