Help Women in Nigeria Become Poultry Farmers

by Women for Women International

Summary

This program will teach 400 women to farm poultry in Nigeria, allowing them to support their families. By empowering women financially this project will revitalize Nigerian communities.
$5,000
total goal
$3,085
remaining
48
donors
0
monthly donors
4
years active

Challenge

In past years Nigeria has suffered continual instability due to conflicts between tribes, corrupt military leaders, and poor economic policy. Famine and poverty are facts of life for many Nigerians; however women, who are often economically dependent on men and cannot inherit, are especially affected. In some communities women also face child marriages, genital cutting, and legalized domestic violence.

Solution

This project will empower woman by training them in the poultry business, and assisting them in the creation of poultry cooperatives with other women. As a result, women can support their families financially as well as provide fresh, local poultry.

Long-Term Impact

By empowering women financially, Women for Women will help to stabilize the economy of their community. Within the poultry cooperative the women can increase their overall profit and expand their small businesses.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.womenforwomen.org
Learn how WFWI helps women in Nigeria.

Organization Information

Women for Women International

Location: Washington, DC - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.womenforwomen.org
Project Leader:
Lyndsay Booth
Online Marketing Coordinator
Washington, DC United States

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