The projects seeks to provide psycho-social support, mentoring and education to victims of book haram insurgency displaced from various local communities and other children from the most backward communities, thereby providing opportunities to break out of the trauma of the recent attacks and displacement by insurgents
Across the three affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe (BAY), 7.1 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance in 2019 out of the total population of 13.4 million. Over 80% of the IDPs mostly women &children are in Borno State, the epicenter of the crisis, have no access to humanitarian assistance and putting pressure on the limited resources provided by government and other NGOs (UNOCHA). 30,000 more idps have been displaced in Jan 2019 and adding to the problem.
The project will help the beneficiaries being victims of bokoharam access mentoring, and get encouraged to attain their best life possible - think about their future and link their pains and stories to their career plans. They w enjoy a secure and supportive family environment - participate in community events, provide mutual support and encouragement to each other so that they feel supported and motivated to pursue their studies and feel valued as members of the community.
The project will provide mentoring and psycho-social support to 200 internally displaced school going girls and young women; Help them achieve confidence and high school education at the least. Beneficiaries who complete school to secondary level are supported with higher education, training, apprenticeships and/or employment. About 293 families out of 893 women-headed families (750 people) will be direct and indirect beneficiaries of this initiative.