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At the beginning of the WVL project CCAPI had no outstanding recorded success of women’s rights intervention. However, based on past projects implemented by CCAPI as women focused organization in Calabar, Cross River State, we had a list of over 100 vulnerable women and girls living in poverty and suffering Gender Based Violence. Reported cases...
“The training has taught me to know how to negotiate for payment when rendering my services as ‘Ofiori Ndo , whereas I may have charged little or nothing because of no self-confidence and not knowing the value of what I was doing” ‘Ufiori Ndo’ is a cultural skill amongs the Efik tribe in Calabar that...
In 2021 TrueBeauty foundation in Calabar, cross river state under the women voice leadership project sponsored by ActionAid carried out a skill acquisition training on different income generating skills for 50 women and girls and Miss Esther Akpan was part of it. She is a young lady that stays in Uwanse community, Atamunu who has...
Many Women in Akpabuyo Local Government had suffered marginalization and abandonment after being fully engaged during the Political Campaign to the Elections proper. Again, it is a well-known fact that Women constitute the largest number of Voters according to INEC Records, yet were not given the opportunities to hold important Political Offices.  Francisca Ene Ekpo,...
ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) successfully hosted a one-day National Dialogue on November 29, 2023, at The Palms Hotel by Tropical Galleria Abuja, commemorating the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. This event, organized in collaboration with partners under the Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project (WVL-N), funded by Global Affairs Canada (GAC), was aimed at...
In the heart of Nigeria, a story of hope and transformation is unfolding. Zaki’s Gem, an organization dedicated to empowering women and girls, is weaving a tapestry of change through its Women’s Voice and Leadership Nigeria project.   At the helm of this remarkable journey is Nafisat Zaki, the resolute Executive Director of Zaki’s Gem....
Women of Tunga Buzu community in Kebbi state, beneficiaries of Abban Aisha Women a partner on the WVL project.       In Kebbi State, Nigeria, a transformative wind of change is sweeping through the lives of women, thanks to the Village Savings and Loan Scheme Association (VSLA) implemented under the Women’s Voice and Leadership-Nigeria (WVL-N) project,...
ActionAid Nigeria had the distinct honor of hosting the Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Jamie Christoff, the Assistant Deputy Minister Sub-Saharan Africa, Cheryl Urban, and the Head of Development Cooperation Canada in Nigeria, Ahafodji Djifa, at our Abuja Office this week. It was a strategic meeting that allowed us to showcase the results of the...
In the dynamic landscape of social change and empowerment, one initiative shines as a testament to the transformative power of dedication and vision. The Equity Destitute Child’s Rights and Welfare Initiative, founded and officially registered in 2018, has emerged as a trailblazer in championing the rights and welfare of the marginalized, led by an exceptional...
Sa’adatu Abdullahi Aliero
Once upon a time in the vibrant halls of Kebbi State University of Science and Technology, a timid and introverted young woman named Sa’adatu Abdullahi Aliero dreamed of becoming a leader. However, her aspirations were held back by self-doubt and fear of public speaking. Despite her passion for leadership, she couldn’t muster the courage to...
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