The TFAA hub in Agyemanti, Ghana, is working with Cleanacwa in underdeveloped regions to make sure that clean water is available. Starting in Ghana, we are rallying academics, non-profits, philanthropists, businesses, and local government to help find and spread effective solutions for water access and waterborne diseases. Over the past
Insecurity is the major issue highlighted in Mubi in addition to the displacement of people who now live in the IDP camps set up for them. Another major issue is the spread of diseases. People released from hostage often come back riddled with various communicable diseases.
A trip to Ikorodu, Lagos, highlighted problems faced by children and women living in the slums; no clean or homes, water nor food for these children who will oftentimes start their days hawking food or fruit for sale before ever getting set for school.
Portharcourt being a riverine area has issues relating to land and water pollution. The locals have no clean water to drink as the water has been contaminated by oil spillage.
The issues highlighted in Enugu are threefold; dangerously high ‘unemployment’ levels have resulted in an increase in ‘robbery’ and ‘cultism.’ These three factors combined work hand in hand to make the town unsafe. The young people in Enugu play a major role in this.
One of the major problems highlighted in Ibadan is environmental pollution. Refuse dumped in places that are harmful to the people living in the environ. This has supported the breed of diseases and the pollution of both air and land.
The displacement of old, young and children sweeping across the Northern states also crept into Nigeria’s capital where the locals are living their days out in IDP camps set up to give these people a place to live. A stall has been created for the children to use as a
Kano suffers the problem of drug abuse. The use of chemical substances such as cocaine and Indian hemp is high in Kano. Not only are the people in need of homes but in need of centres for rehabilitation.
The displaced people in Borno are living in an abandoned school, they have nowhere else to go. The people have no market and no homes; the marketplace has been deserted. Homes are badly needed so that the school can be emptied out and the children can possibly go back to
The major issues highlighted across all Northern states in Nigeria stemmed majorly from the insurgence resulting in the displacement of people.