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 […]
In response to the need for accurate information on internally displaced persons (IDPs), the International Organization for Migration (IOM) began implementing the Displacement Tracking Matrix (DTM) project in July 2014. Working in close collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and State Emergency Management Agencies (SEMAs), IOM’s DTM programme worked to expand reach […]
Programme kicks off with support of N2.7m Ejigbo, Lagos, 30 June 2016 – 50 women can now access funds to start or scale up their micro businesses through a rehabilitation programme for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Lagos State. The scheme, an initiative of Sesor Empowerment Foundation, is in partnership with Grooming Centre, a microfinance […]
We are proud to announce that on Wednesday June 15, Microsoft Corporation partnered with Sesor to support our educational programme for disadvantaged children, including survivors of emergencies. Through their Corporate Citizenship efforts to help create opportunities and transform communities, they made a donation in Microsoft software worth $26,291.00 to us in support of IT educational […]
The month of June began on an exciting note for us as the Oxbridge Club of Nigeria (Alumni Association of the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge) and the United Kingdom’s Shadow Secretary of State, Diane Abbott MP (the first black woman to be elected to the UK Parliament) came to spend some time with internally […]
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 […]
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.