Stories

Paulinus Kasuwa, a beneficiary of Oxfam’s Pro-resilience action project aimed at improving livelihoods and food security in Guyuk community, Adamawa State Nigeria
Paulinus Kasuwa, a beneficiary of Oxfam’s Pro-resilience action project aimed at improving livelihoods and food security in Guyuk community, Adamawa State Nigeria has benefited from Oxfam’s Village Savings and Loans Scheme and set up a thriving business in her community. “I was not doing anything,...
Group Photo of participants at the Annual Review Meeting in Yola, Adamawa State. Photo: Oxfam/James Bigila
TRADITIONAL RULERS AND GOVERNMENT LAUD OXFAM FOR REACHING OVER 48,000 HOUSEHOLDS WITH LIVELIHOOD INTERVENTIONS IN ADAMAWA AND KEEBI STATE …CALL FOR CONTINUITY OF LIVELIHOOD AND FOOD SECURITY PROGRAMS IN KEBBI AND ADAMAWA Traditional Rulers from Adamawa and Kebbi State, as well as Government...
Oxfam 2019 Programme Quality Review with the theme “Re-positioning Oxfam in Nigeria for achieving Impact at Scale”. This learning and reflection event brought together Affiliates from Oxfam America, Oxfam Great Britain, Oxfam Novib, Oxfam Quebec and the regional platform based in Dakar. Over 40...
Maryam Aminu is the product of exclusive breastfeeding practiced by her mother in Nahalo Village of Ningi local government area of Bauchi State
At just five months old, little Maryam sits comfortably on a rubber mat without any support or helping hands from her mother. Clad in red veil called Hijab in local Hausa language, her attention was raptly on the black camera dangling in front of her while the photographer tries to give her a shot...
Theresa’s story: Breaking the cycles of hunger
Like many women from Tudun Wada village in Alkaleri LGA (Bauchi), Theresa Jacob, 32years, depended largely on her husband Jacob, 37years to provide for her and her four children. Jacob who is young and very agile worked tirelessly on his farm to support his family. Soon, he began to face health...
Home garden seeds – Spinach, Okro, Hibiscus, Moringa, Tomatoes and Pepper- distributed to Yelwa and other nutrition beneficiaries
Thirty-five years old Yelwa and eighteen other vulnerable women from her community (Tudun wada in Alkaleri LGA) were selected in February, 2017 to participate in the Livelihood and Nutrition Empowerment project, financed by Global Affaires Canada. Their families were chosen among the most...
Suleiman Janare in his farm
Suleiman Janare, 56, is a father of 18 children with two wives. He is a peasant farmer in Dangamaji Community in Jega Local Government Area of Kebbi State, North West, Nigeria. Over the years, Janare like other small scale farmers in the communities was facing challenges of getting farming inputs...