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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.  


Solar powered lanterns light up homes in Ngwom, Borno State

Through the project funded by the Government of Japan, UNDP partnered with a Japanese electronics company Panasonic, to improve the living standards of the community by providing them with solar…  


Over 3,400 certified from UNDP and Lagos State Employability Support Project

Since inception, over 1,100 trainees have been recruited by different companies are now in gainful employment. Close to 500 have opted to start their own businesses and are now employing others.  


UNDP invests $3.7m towards entrepreneurship development in Africa

The investment by UNDP towards the 2019 cohort, in excess of US$3.7 million, is made up of contributions from the regional office and selected UNDP country offices across the continent, including…  


Over 700 conflict-affected persons engaged in emergency employment in Borno State

Conflict affected communities now engaged in emergency employment are able to fend for their families without having to depend on humanitarian aid.  


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Sustainable energy sources enhances health in rural Nigeria

The low and erratic power supply used to affect the community hospital forcing hospital management to rely on kerosene lantern as source of lighting and petrol generator as their primary source of…  

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