Vulnerable Communities: Karmajiji

The vulnerable communities project is implemented by Likeminds Project with support from the Embassy of Ireland in Nigeria. The project aims to improve living conditions of the Internally Displaced persons (IDPs) living in Karmajiji (Abuja), a settlement of about 200 families who fled Gwoza local government of Borno State since 2014. The intervention is a response to the poor living …

Creation of Alternatives to Migration through Socio-economic Development, Sensitization and Conflict Prevention in Borno State

The 21-month project is jointly implemented by Likeminds Project, ActionAid Nigeria and ActionAid Italy with funding from the Italian Ministry of Interior. The project aims to reduce the vulnerability of 1500 youth to poverty, conflict and human trafficking, through the provision of income and job alternatives, transparent information on the migration process and conflict prevention skills. The overarching goal is …

Road to Peace

The project is part of collaborative work with the Embassy of the Republic of Ireland in Nigeria to share experiences of the Northern¬†Ireland Peace Process and discuss current challenges in Nigeria. It coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which was ratified in both Ireland and Northern Ireland in May 1998 and has played a very significant …

For the Children Initiative

The project aims to raise awareness of the problem of Orphaned and Vulnerable Children (OVC) affected by the conflict in North East Nigeria. We provide long-term support and rehabilitation to help improve their chances of a decent life. The project is built on a bases of SENSE – an acronym for Shelter, Education, Nutrition, Support for Health and Wellbeing, and …

Food for Humanity

The project focuses primarily on short to medium term relief efforts to ensure minimum survival requirements of the most vulnerable communities are met. In addition to food items, basic relief materials such as clothing and toiletries are distributed to victims on an ongoing basis; with women and children specifically targeted since they are the most affected. Our work on this …

Women Empowerment, Inclusion and Rehabilitation Scheme (WeRise)

The project aims at achieving the economic and social empowerment of women through trainings, skill acquisition programs and support for income generation with a focus on rehabilitation and reintegration. While it lasted, the WeRise project empowered widows and displaced persons in a previously existing, third-party orphanage in areas such as soap production, tailoring of caps, groundnut oil processing and grinding. …

Jabi School For the Blind

In 2013, we organised a Walkathon to raise funds for the FCT School for Blind Children. Since then, we have gone on to facilitate the delivery of bunk beds and canes to improve independence and mobility. We now understand that those with white canes have better psychological health, process information better since the cane acts as extension of the index …