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 […]
Let’s help displaced persons in Lagos and Benue start life afresh…
Inspiro Productions, producers of the The Lagos International Jazz Festival, has selected Sesor as one of two official charity partners for this year’s Lagos @ 50 Special Edition of the Lagos International Jazz Festival. Sesor will advocate and fundraise for displaced persons in Nigeria at this year’s Jazz Festival. The Festival runs from 28th-30th April, […]
Last year, we piloted our economic empowerment programme for displaced women in Lekki where we registered, trained & disbursed microloans to 21 displaced women from Borno, Adamawa & Kaduna in Lekki. In partnership with Grooming Centre, we focused on providing beneficiaries with microbusiness and money management skills training which they applied in carrying out a […]
Remember our economic empowerment programme from last year for 81 displaced women in Lagos & Maiduguri? Well, we have had positive outcome from the women as they are making good progress in their businesses and some can even support their children in school now. So far, 95% of the women in Lagos have repaid the […]
In January, we continued with our #giveitup4IDPs campaign (results to be announced shortly), and one of the highlights for us was accompanying 2 of the displaced women we work with to Channels Television, where they appeared on Sunrise, the popular Saturday morning programme to tell their stories of displacement and survival. You can watch […]
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.