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Empower Victims of Boko Haram Violence In Nigeria

by Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa
Empower Victims of Boko Haram Violence In Nigeria
Empower Victims of Boko Haram Violence In Nigeria
Empower Victims of Boko Haram Violence In Nigeria
Empower Victims of Boko Haram Violence In Nigeria
Aug 12, 2019

News: Psycho-social Support & Empowerment Project

Project Adviser meeting with Psychologists
Project Adviser meeting with Psychologists

With your generous donations, this project has been able to reach out to 100 girls and women with trauma healing, mediation and mentoring. Eighteen (18) of these girls and women have also completed the livelihoods aspect of this project and have established their own tailoring businesses to cater for themselves and their families. Going forward, our team of psychologists met with our Project Adviser in the field earlier this week to conclude plans to support another 40 girls and women with psycho-social support skills beginning this August. The healing process takes time and we are looking at a period of around 1 year  for this batch to complete the training. The psychologists have also advised that a few of the previous recipients should be brought back to join this group to get more time to heal. We will soon be announcing the numbers that we are supporting with livelihood skills (i.e. tailoring, cattle rearing) in this batch.

GlobalGiving is matching every $50 donation to this project at 60 percent starting on the 12th of August 2019 at 9 am (New York Time) until the 16th of August 2019. Please donate and also share widely. Monthly donations of $25 started during this period will also be matched.   

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Project Leader:
Theophilus Ekpon
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory Nigeria

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