actionaid_admin  -  Food and Agriculture
20-Jul-2017
[caption id="attachment_2189" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A smallholder woman farmer in Kwagal[/caption]   "80 % of the food production from Agriculture, comes from smallholder farmers, who are mostly rural women but they do not have...
Faith is excited about the increase in enrolment in her school because of the new playground constructed by ActionAid
actionaid_admin  -  Education
05-Jul-2017
For 13-year old Faith of Dakwa community, the highlight of 2016 is a playground in LEA primary school Tungan Dalatu in the FCT where she attends. The primary 5 pupil and member of the arts club believes the provision of the recreational equipment ...
Farida, Advocating for Women's Rights through ActionAid
actionaid_admin  -  Women's Rights
02-Jun-2017
  Women's Rights violations is usually a debate due to religious, ethnic and cultural reasons. Farida was pregnant and a mother of two living in Nyanya, a satellite town outside of the Nigerian capital Abuja. She commuted daily to Abuja f...
actionaid_admin  -  Education
31-Dec-2016
Thank you Action says Chika Faith, 14, from Ovuoba community in Ebonyi state.   I finished my primary education in 2013 but couldn’t proceed to secondary school because there is none in my community and my parents were not comfortable that I go ...
actionaid_admin  -  Health
31-Dec-2016
Ikota basic health centre serves about 1200 people of the community. However, during  the past 1 year, the provisions of medical supplies to the health centre have been quite slow from the ministry of health through the health unit of the local gove...
actionaid_admin  -  Education
31-Dec-2016
Rosaline Okemini, 35, is a widow and a mother of 8 children (5 boys and 3 girls).She is an indigene of Okpuitumo community in Ebonyi.   She explained “In 2008, ActionAid provided a milling machine for my community, Okpuitumo but for about 7 year...
actionaid_admin  -  Uncategorized
31-Dec-2016
Yusuf Muhammed, 57, a farmer and a native of Aboro community in Sanga LGA of Southern Kaduna narrated his ordeal before the intervention of Action Aid. “The death of my two children Gambo Yusuf (17years) andYahuza Yusuf (15 years) as a resul...
actionaid_admin  -  Education, Health
09-Jun-2016
The apprehension of starting a new job got to me, like it would any other person, as I sat on the flight to Abuja. I was headed to the ActionAid’s head office for my induction, and had all the typical concerns: Would I fit in? What if I didn’t do...
actionaid_admin  -  Education, Health
08-May-2016
Abdi is 12 years old and lives with his uncle in northern Nigeria. He has epilepsy and often has to miss school because he suffers from seizures. Abdi has difficulty talking but his uncle Abdullah understands him very well. Abdi’s uncle says ‘Ab...
actionaid_admin  -  Education
08-May-2016
12 year-old Rakiya Yusuf has a dream of becoming a nurse someday. She is very passionate about her dream and would stop at nothing to achieve it. She saw some nurses come into her community when she was a child. She admired them and said to herself "...
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