Response to Food Insecurity in the Sahel Region

Response to Food Insecurity in the Sahel Region

Caritas Nigeria response to food security in the Sahel Region supported 991 households comprising of 9,798 persons in selected communities in Sokoto, Katsina, Zamfara and Jigawa states, financially through unconditional cash transfers to improve their livelihoods, and they also received hygiene and sanitation education.
 
The project strategies included an initial cash transfer pilot (in one community in Sokoto State) was done in 2012 with support from Catholic Relief Services (CRS). Caritas subsequently received independent funding from Caritas Internationalis to implement a one-year cash transfer and food voucher program in seven communities in Zamfara, Katsina and Jigawa States, in collaboration with the local Caritas. 
Caritas Nigeria worked with the Justice Development and Peace/Caritas (JDPC) Desk Officers, to directly provide support to the target beneficiaries. Caritas Nigeria also collaborated with other Civil Society Organizations like the Federation Of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) and Jumaat Nasir Islam (JNI) to provide adequate support in the target communities. 
The project was supported by Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Internationalis and ran from May 2012 – July 2013.

Additional Info

  • Closed: May 2012 – July 2013.
  • Funding: Catholic Relief Services and Caritas Internationalis

Ongoing

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Abuja, FCT, Nigeria.

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Email: info@ccfng.org

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