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Update on Maiduguri Economic Empowerment Programme

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 […]

The Latest From Sesor

  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 […]

Our Journey Through 2016

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, […]

Merry Christmas from Sesor

  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 […]

#GIVEITUP4IDPS CAMPAIGN

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 […]

#GIVEITUP4IDPS with Glowreeyah Braimah on Giving Tuesday

The Giving Tuesday (#GivingTuesday) is a global movement of people and organisations  to create an international day of giving at the beginning of the Christmas season. Today Novemeber 29 2016, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together to celebrate and encourage giving. And so, in order to encourage more […]

Sesor’s #GIVEITUP4IDPS Challenge Update

It has been a month since we began the #GIVEITUP4IDPS challenge and we have had people give up a number things from exotic meals, wines and facials to sewing ankara, data subscriptions and even in-kind items as in food and sanitary items. We even had a number of people stop by our stand at Ice […]

Sesor & FCMB Partner to Give IDP Women Fresh Start in Maiduguri

Sesor and First City Monument Bank (FCMB) partnered to train and provide micro grants to 60 displaced women in Maiduguri to invest in their micro businesses and start life afresh. This is a part of our pilot rehabilitation work for women’s economic empowerment programme. At the disbursement event on Thursday, the women received N20,000 each, having […]

Sesor & FCMB Partner to Give IDP Women Fresh Start in Maiduguri

Sesor and First City Monument Bank (FCMB) partnered to train and provide micro grants to 60 displaced women in Maiduguri to invest in their micro businesses and start life afresh. This is a part of our pilot rehabilitation work for women’s economic empowerment programme. At the disbursement event on Thursday, the women received N20,000 each, having […]

Multichoice Staff & Others Join #GIVEITUP4IDPs Campaign

It is the 3rd week of our #giveitup4IDPs challenge and we have had supporters giving up sewing Ankara for this quarter, facials, wines, lunch treats, etc and donating the cash to help idps! We also had people stop by our stall last weekend at the Ice Cream Factory, Lekki, for some ice cream and to make a donation […]