#WaterPoverty in Lai Papa Community in Oyo state, Nigeria

Here is a story of a community in Saki East of Oyo state with no source of Clean #Water. https://youtu.be/Tp3nsT2jsL0 Lai Papa, like many other Nigerian communities, A stream is the only source of water– drinking, bathing, laundry. Diseases emanating from using unclean water cannot…

SuS Pads project what is this initiative about?

Menstruation is a natural biological process that is meant to dignify women and girls around the world. Unfortunately, it is otherwise in many parts of the world subject of ridicule, surrounded by myths and in rare actually cases, the cause of death of adolescent girls. …

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…