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Our impact - Nigeria

Our Impact in Nigeria

Since 2000, Women for Women International – Nigeria has served more than 60,000 women through our year-long programme in Enugu and Plateau states.

After graduation from our programme women report positive changes in four key areas.

Photo: Women for Women International
Photo: Women for Women International

Women earn and save money

Women report average personal earnings of $1.17 per day at graduation, compared to $0.43 at enrolment. 

Women in Nigeria participate in a numeracy class
Women learn about their rights and influence decisions in their homes and communities. Photo: Women for Women International

Women develop health and well-being

More than 72% of participants report practising family planning at graduation, compared to 38% at enrolment. 

Photo: Sunday Alamba
Photo: Sunday Alamba

Women influence decisions in the home and community

100% of women report participating in household financial decisions at graduation, compared to 95% at enrolment. 

Photo: Women for Women International
Programme participants learn numeracy skills at the Women for Women International Centre, Nigeria

Women create and connect to networks for support and advocacy

More than 68% of participants report sharing information about their rights with other women at graduation, compared to 2% at enrolment. 

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