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 […]
Lagos, 28/09/2016: – Sesor announces Ice Cream Factory as its Pioneer Partner for the 2016 edition of its #GIVEITUP4IDPS Challenge. The #GIVEITUP4IDPS Challenge is an annual fundraising drive launched by Sesor in 2015 to raise money to support Sesor’s work in providing much needed relief and advocacy support for the growing number of Internally […]
On Monday 19 and Thursday 22 September, the Programme team monitored and followed up with the progress of our iEEP beneficiaries in Lekki. They noted that the weekly returns, N1,000, from each of the women were double and even triple the original amount! According to *Amina, who fries and distributes bottled groundnuts in Jakande/Lekki axis, she says “business […]
Wondering what iEEP is? It is our women’s empowerment programme for women who are seeking to start life anew in Lagos after fleeing from Boko Haram. Today was our first iEEPD-Day (Disbursement Day) as we disbursed soft microloans of N20,000 each to 21 internally displaced women. These women have successfully completed a 2-day financial education […]
Sesor’s Communications Officer was present at WFm station today to discuss the challenges IDPs face daily as they struggle to thrive in Lagos. Check it out below:
Yes! We finally registered over 50 women as we concluded the registration exercise in Lekki on Thursday 18 August, 2016. The Sesor team, as well as some volunteers, committed a full work day to successfully complete the exercise. The training and disbursement will commence in a couple of weeks, all thanks to our microfinance NGO partner, Grooming […]
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.