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A place to call home

For 4 years, widowed Hauwa Kala has been living in the General Hospital Internally Displaced Person’s (IDP) camp in Damboa town with her children.  


Improved learning space brings hope to Uba Hong community

Ruth Edward is a pupil of Government Science Secondary School (GSSS) in Uba Hong Local Government, Adamawa State. She joined the school in 2019 in hopes of earning an education so that one day she can…  


Football for peace and development

25-year-old Lawan Yaru from Bama, Borno State Nigeria, joined his first official football league through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and European Union (EU) supported Peace through…  


Access to safe water empowers communities of Tofa and Doka

To address this growing challenge, the Women Farmers Advancement Network (WOFAN), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), assisted by drilling 2 water solar boreholes with…  


Reaching vulnerable households through cash transfer grants

In Nigeria, cash transfer project implemented by UNDP is helping vulnerable households and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) deeply impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic  


In Gwoza, access to livelihood is aiding transition from conflict

I was a farmer, and a welder in training before the conflict began. When they attacked our town, my house and shop were destroyed, my brother and nephew were killed, and I sustained an injury which…  


Equipping conflict affected communities with skills to rebuild

In its eleventh year, the conflict in north-east Nigeria remains one of the most severe crises in the world.  


New skills for survivors of conflict

Mohammed now wants to give back, by teaching other community members interested in learning from him. He has big plans for opening a shoe factory in Banki, giving jobs to young people thereby helping…  


Creating unity and peace through community led platforms

Hajja Ali, is a member of Bama’s community platform and plays a critical role in representing the voices and concerns of women and girls.  


Rebuilding a new life in the wake of improved security

Before the insurgency began in northeast Nigeria, Falmata Ali was a businesswoman in Banki, a town near the Nigerian and Cameroon border.  

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