Monica, Women for Women International graduate in Nigeria. Photo: Monilekan

Our Impact in Nigeria

Since 2000, Women for Women International - Nigeria has served more than 79,500 women through our year-long programme in Enugu and Plateau states.

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Our impact - Nigeria

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The impact of your support

After graduation from our programme women report positive changes

Faith Mathew holding up a jumper
"The programme has given me hope. I learnt that if you have an ambition and work towards it, you can achieve your dream," shares Faith, Women for Women International - Nigeria programme participant. Photo: Monilekan

Women earn and save money

Women's average net earnings increased almost tenfold, from $0.44 per day at enrolment to $4.27 at graduation (USD, purchasing power parity*).

Engaging men as allies for gender equality
Photo: Monilekan

Women develop health and well-being

By graduation, 92% of women reported involvement in household decisions about having more children, up from 32% at enrolment.

Footnote

Data was provided by 916 participants who graduated from Women for Women International's Stronger Women, Stronger Nation programme in 2021.

*Purchasing power parities (PPPs) are the rates of currency conversion that equalise the purchasing power of different currencies by eliminating the differences in price levels between countries.

Zainab's story

"During the sessions on decision-making and women’s rights, my eyes were opened. It made me appreciate myself more as a human being."