“During these trying times, being a part of this savings group has really helped us cushion the adverse economic effects of the pandemic. From our social fund we buy food to share. We also use it to help support our children’s education and our hospital…
Even in the face of COVID-19, women in savings groups continue to astound and find ways to succeed.
Hawa came to this specific health center because her husband and the midwife, who works part time with her husband, explained the benefit of family planning and also that CARE is offering it for free.
Hajja fled her village when it was attacked by armed groups. At 17, she is a wife and mother, but all she dreams of is going to school and finishing her education.
Falmata Ali is visiting CARE’s health clinic, where they provide much needed facility and outreach-based models of sexual and reproductive health services in the most hard-to-reach areas of Northeast Nigeria.
Helping mothers with healthy timing and spacing of births promotes their children’s health too.
Fana is 17 years old. But the horrors she has lived through in Nigeria are enough for a lifetime.
Lami Mahamadou was living life to the fullest. One night in Baga, they heard people screaming and gun shots.
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