COP25: “We are not here to point fingers” – Seyifunmi Adebote.

In 2000, flood in Mozambique was responsible for 800 deaths, 329,000 displaced people and almost 2 million people affected in all. Between July 2011 and 2012, the entire East Africa region suffered a severe drought, said to be “the worst drought in 60 years.” Across…

International Volunteer Day – What To Know

By Demola Oriyomi Ademola A volunteer is someone who contributes time, effort and talent to meet a need or further a mission, without going on the payroll.  Volunteering activities are of different types. It could be micro-volunteering, online volunteering, and skills-based volunteering.  People choose to…

World AIDS day: Nigeria and Hopeful Projections

By Titilope Fadare The World AIDS Day is an annual global event celebrated every December 1 by government organizations, NGOs, civil society groups and other health officials since 1988. The aim is to create increased awareness of HIV/AIDS and issues around its treatment and prevention…

Reusable Sanitary Pads: One of The Remedies for Alleviating Period Poverty in Nigeria

By Demola Oriyomi Ojo.  Sustainable development advocate and volunteer with SuS Pads & Hope Spring. It is a fact that menstruation is a natural biological process. It is also a fact that every girl, from around the age of 12, until middle age, between the…

MFCC joins WaterAid Nigeria for Urban Sanitation Dissemination Workshop

On Wednesday, October 30 and Thursday, October 31, 2019, WASH experts drawn from the African continent, selected government delegations and non-state actors in Nigeria met at the Rockview Hotel in Abuja for a 2-day dissemination workshop hosted by WaterAid Nigeria. The 2-day event tagged, "National Dissemination Workshop on Context Analysis Study of Urban…

#GlobalHandwashingday – Hope Dreams Initiative Educate Students in Nigeria

“Handwashing is one of the areas I have always focused on, it will make no sense to teach about handwashing and not making provision for handwashing station that could be used.” Barrister Nguzo said at the commissioning of a renovated borehole in Aleita community of…

Changing the Narrative of Menstrual Hygiene Among Nigerian Students.

In Nigeria, conversation about menstrual hygiene is very conservative and only few people are comfortable with have such conversation in the public. For Barrister Nguzo Ogbodo, the President & Founder of Hopes and Dreams Initiative this should not be the standard. For over 5 years, Barrister Ogbodo…

Today is Global Hand-Washing Day! Celebrate with Us!

As humans, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) is central to our existence on this planet. This explains why the United Nations and other international organizations set aside certain days to annually bring global attention to WASH through the commemoration of different days. For instance, March…

Sweden Embassy, MFCC trains 30 organizations on leveraging new media training

Youths have been advised and enlightened on the proper use of new media to demand accountability from the government across different levels and also to promote and achieve the Sustainable Developmental Goals in society. The urge was made at an event organized by Media For…