It is the last week of our #giveitup4IDPs challenge, it has been wonderful to see donations coming in from all over the world to support Sesor in its efforts to create educational programs that will help Internally Displaced People go back to school, as well as a pilot a trauma counseling program that […]
On Friday May 20, Viacom International Media Networks team (think MTV Base, Nickelodeon, BET, Comedy Central, etc) came to have their annual Community Day service (part of an international Viacom event) at a community in Lekki which has some displaced persons! The not-so-sunny morning was spent cleaning and clearing some communal areas around where some of […]
The diagram below shows, among other things, how displacement in Nigeria is affecting adults and children – beyond the obvious issues of finding safe shelter for displaced persons, there are other issues to deal with such as ensuring they do not starve (food security) and that those affected, especially children and pregnant women are not […]
Last week, our Executive Director, Ier Jonathan-Ichaver, and some volunteers visited 2 communities attacked by herdsmen in the last few weeks in Benue (Buruku and Tarka Local Government Areas) to assess the situation and needs of persons displaced by the attacks. Expecting to see camps filled with people beaten down and wearied by their losses, […]
On April 19 2016, Sage Foundation donated books to, and commissioned the library of a boarding facility in Lekki as part of their educational support for vulnerable children, including some displaced persons, being accommodated through Mend A Life & Home Initiative, our educational partner. Sixteen (16) Sage volunteers came to the school to help arrange the […]
As we all know, there have been farmer/herder conflicts widely reported in the media in Benue State these last few weeks. What many of us may not know is that this conflict and others like it (which have been on going intermittently for a few years now) have displaced over 91,000 women, children and men […]
Sesôr means ‘we will repair’ in Tiv (a language spoken by about 6 million people in Benue State in Nigeria) and was founded in 2009 and then registered as a Trustee in 2010. Sesôr went on to provide relief materials such as food and clothing to affected villagers. Sesôr has since supported and advocated for survivors of a flood emergency in Benue and continues to provide support to persons who have been displaced as a result of conflict (farmer-herder crises) and terror attacks in Adamawa, Benue, Gombe, Plateau and Taraba by providing relief materials such as food and clothing and by advocating for their rights.