A Paradigm Shift The People of Gandu community of Danko/Wasagu LGA are predominantly farmers who always face hunger during the lean season which falls within the dry season of the year, this leaves the people famished, the village deserted and households vulnerable to diseases and malnutrition as they can’t meet their needs despite the yearly harvest embarked on by the
One of the biggest trouble of community members is ability to save their income and it gets even worse having access to formal financial institutions that is why a lot of Nigerians are considered financially excluded. This situation was addressed by introduction of Village Saving and Loans Association where people can save, take loans and share at the end of
EU Pro Resilient Action (PROACT) is fast becoming a household name in her communities of intervention as she continues to improve the food security, nutrition and resilience of vulnerable groups in Adamawa and Kebbi states of northern Nigeria, thus causing vulnerable small holder farmers to experience resilience and improvement in their quality of life. This tremendous changes were facilitated by
PROACT has continued to create not just awareness around Agriculture and civic responsibilities but has created pools of wealth for her beneficiaries through best knowledge transfer practices that has constantly enabled the project to deliver on her goals while ensuring a more dynamic and robust system of support for the locals when she exits. The following are striking testaments of
The year 2019 was filled with lots of programs activities all hinged on the specific objectives of the PROACT project with the aim of ensuring sustainability of the project by the various State and Local Government Actors who have been encouraged to replicate and adopt the project intervention strategies and components in their various coverage areas while strengthening their governance
Last week, Binrin Kebbi LGA, one of 3 PROACT Project Local Government of Intervention in Kebbi State, distributed Motorbikes to Local Government Field Officers Coordinating the Project Village Savings and Loans Association replication in the Local Government. The Launch of these motorbikes which took place at the Local Government Secretariat was attended by His Excellency, Governor of Kebbi State, Atiku
Basically, savings is a problem in Nigeria and most parents find it difficult to form the habit of saving. In most of the cases, people belief they are not making enough not to talk of saving the little they have. This trend was broken by a set of children who found meaning by seeing their parents contribute money in VSLAs.