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Lagos State
Uduak Grace Flourish recounts her experience with impressive precision in detail. She was a teacher until the pandemic in 2020, which forced schools to close for months. Teachers were consequently left without pay, plunging several homes like Lady Uduak’s into impoverishment and lack. As a single mother with no other source of income, Uduak watched...
“I am happy to share my experiences that I have bottled up for the past 28 years ofmy marriage, I have been able to dispel all of the burdens in me. I feel light andrelaxed” – Mrs A “   According to the UN World Population Prospects report (2019), the percentage of females in the...
With funding from Global affairs Canada WVL and ActionAid Nigeria, Havilah empowerment and impact foundation assisted and sensitized survivors, over 6000 survivors were equipped with the knowledge and skills to identify signs of violence, deliver appropriate first-line support including psychosocial support, and provided appropriate referrals to health facilities and social support services through their efforts...
In the course of carrying out our SGBV trainings and empowering programs in which Edda Women Progressive Development Initiative (EWPDI) have reached 300 women and 200 young girls, we met a lot of interesting women and girls. In one of the programs, they were taught how they could rebrand their businesses as well as discover...
In the heart of economic challenges faced by marginalized women, the story of Misturat shines as an inspiring testament to the power of financial intervention and capacity-building support. This case study dives into the challenges she encountered before receiving a vital financial intervention and the remarkable transformation that followed, highlighting the critical role of donor...
The Almanah Hope Foundation has achieved great success with ActionAid Canada’s funding. Thanks to this support, the foundation has been able to do important work in helping communities, widows, and women that need it the most. Before the WVL project, we had faced challenges in reaching out to the widows and women within the communities...
  Echoed the ecstatic voices of 25 elderly women (age 55 and above) as they excitedly demonstrate the lyrics of the song. At the center of the merry ambience is Mrs. Victoria Harrison, the party hostess. In Itedo community of Lagos state, well-being parties are organized and hosted on a quarterly basis by elderly people...