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UNICEF Nigeria/2017/Akingbulu

Home again: The search for water ends
23 June 2017 - Some people in Kuka Bakwai village, Kano state, Nigeria, left their homes five years ago because they had no clean water. UNICEF- implemented European Union funded water and sanitation project has caused them to return home.

UNICEF Nigeria/2017/Akingbulu

Handwashing made easy
21 June 2017 - Handwashing is a good hygiene practice which prevents the contraction of diseases. The construction of Tippy Taps supported by the EU makes it easy for villagers in Northwest Nigeria to wash their hands with soap and water.

UNICEF Nigeria/2017

European Union (EU) projects improve lives
March 2017 - A water and sanitation project makes impact beyond the elimination of diseases in communities in Plateau state, Nigeria. The EU Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Project also brings children back to school.


Lifeline for conflict-affected communities
October 2016 - UNICEF and the European Union’s Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) step in with much-needed water and sanitation services in Galtimari, Maiduguri, after the arrival of 30,000 people displaced by the conflict in Borno.

School age girls at work carrying stalks on their heads

Education: bridging the gap for girls
In the Northern part of Nigeria, many girls of school age are not able to go to school because their families need them to work in the home and also outside the home where their labour can bring in much needed additional income for the family.



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