It is the last week of our #giveitup4IDPs challenge, it has been wonderful to see donations coming in from all over the world to support Sesor in its efforts to create educational programs that will help Internally Displaced People go back to school, as well as a pilot a trauma counseling program that […]
Remember our economic empowerment programme from last year for 81 displaced women in Lagos & Maiduguri? Well, we have had positive outcome from the women as they are making good progress in their businesses and some can even support their children in school now. So far, 95% of the women in Lagos have repaid the […]
In January, we continued with our #giveitup4IDPs campaign (results to be announced shortly), and one of the highlights for us was accompanying 2 of the displaced women we work with to Channels Television, where they appeared on Sunrise, the popular Saturday morning programme to tell their stories of displacement and survival. You can watch […]
2016 was quite a year for us! We supported Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Lagos, Maiduguri and Benue; Diane Abbott MP, UK Shadow Home Secretary, and The Oxbridge Club, came to visit some of the IDPS we work with. We also got to partner with some pretty amazing people at ARDA, A Whitespace Creative Agency, […]
On Wednesday 21 December, Sage Foundation volunteers and Sesor celebrated Christmas with disadvantaged children at Arrows of God Orphanage, Ajah. As part of their voluntary ac1tivities, the Sage team came prepared as they painted the Home’s assembly chairs, giving them a new look. The children were very excited as Sage volunteers came bearing gift […]
The #GIVEITUP4IDPs challenge is a fundraising challenge aimed at raising N10,000,000 to help displaced persons in Agatu, Buruku, Tarka and Logo communities in Benue. We are still asking people to help us achieve the goal by giving up something they would normally spend money on such as their morning coffee or a snack or their favourite […]
Sesôr means ‘we will repair’ in Tiv (a language spoken by about 6 million people in Benue State in Nigeria) and was founded in 2009 and then registered as a Trustee in 2010. Sesôr went on to provide relief materials such as food and clothing to affected villagers. Sesôr has since supported and advocated for survivors of a flood emergency in Benue and continues to provide support to persons who have been displaced as a result of conflict (farmer-herder crises) and terror attacks in Adamawa, Benue, Gombe, Plateau and Taraba by providing relief materials such as food and clothing and by advocating for their rights.