Internally displaced mother creates a better future for her family
Yangana fled her home due to insurgents’ violence. Having completed training she is now working as a tailor and earning money to create a better future for h…
Plan International has been operating in Nigeria since 2014 to advance children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.
Over the years there has been a struggle in Nigeria to provide the country’s young and vast population with a quality education. The situation has been exacerbated by violence from insurgents in the Northeast of the country since 2009. As a result, thousands of people have died and millions have fled their homes either within Nigeria or to neighbouring countries.
The violence has also caused acute food shortages across the entire Lake Chad region.
We won’t stop until we are all equal.
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