The project will empower 50 caregivers who are survivors of violence and their businesses was affected by the Covid 19 pandemic and Economic recession in Nigeria. OCDI plans to mentor and support the beneficiaries in running a successful business till their businesses becomes stable again and they in turn become financially independent.
Globally,it is estimated by the UN in 2020 report that 1 in 3 women experience one form of violence or the other.The covid 19 pandemic and economic recession now in Nigeria has exposed many caregivers who are majorly women to threats for survival for their family.In OCDI, a lot of women access psycho social support daily so as to have a stable mental health.Many of the women have lost their source of livelihood and they need support to revive their businesses and meet up with family needs.
Beneficiaries will be trained and mentored on business management,packaging,branding till the business receives a boost and they can be financially independent.This support will go a long way in strengthening the household economy and meeting the daily needs of the caregivers and the children. This will enable caregivers to be mentally stable.
The project will empower 50 caregivers which will make them not to be exposed to violence any longer as they now have a voice and are self dependent. The caregivers will now be able to provide for the family health,education and well-being.