Empower a caregiver...Reduce Gender Based Violence

by Olive Community Development Initiative
Empower a caregiver...Reduce Gender Based Violence
Mar 24, 2021

Economic Empowerment for caregivers

Three caregivers whose businesses were affected by the covid 19 pandemic were empowered.


1. Shade is a grandmother who engages in buying and selling food items from neighbouring markets. She takes care of two her grand children. Her grand daughter took ill during the covid 19 lock down and as since spent all her income on the treatment. She closed her shop and has no money for her business anymore.

 with the support from  OCDI through GlobalGiving,grandma has opened her shop and is now selling food items again.She now has some money for her business and can feed her grandchildren conviniently and pay thier  school fees.

2. Bukola takes care of her four children alone with no support from thier father who abandoned them during the covid19 lockdown.With the support from OCDI through globalgivng,she now a press button machine which is earning her more income and her shop now has more customers. 

3.Kafilat is a 36 year old chemist with 2 children. She lost her brother and had to take the responsibility of taking care of his 2 children. Kafilat's business was affected by the covid 19 lock down and had little or no sales. With the support of OCDI through globalgiving,Kafilat now sells  differnet kind of drinks and juice in her shop which has increased her earnings. She now has more resources to take care of her 2 children and the extra 2 left in her care.




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Olive Community Development Initiative

Location: Ilorin, kwara State - Nigeria
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Twitter: @ocdikwara
Project Leader:
Oluwatoni Adeleke
Ilorin, kwara State Nigeria
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