GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Action Aid Nigeria (AAN) Women's Voice and Leadership - Nigeria (WVL), with funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC), under the Strategic Opportunity Fund (SOF), supported Dorothy Njemanze Foundation

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GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

GRANT ANNOUNCEMENT

Action Aid Nigeria (AAN) Women’s Voice and Leadership – Nigeria (WVL), with funding from Global Affairs Canada (GAC), under the Strategic Opportunity Fund (SOF), supported Dorothy Njemanze Foundation’s 14-bed shelter to continue to provide a safe space for Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) survivors in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja with the sum of N990,000 on June 8, 2022.

With the support of Action Aid Nigeria, DNF will provide short-term protection services to 19 clients for two months, offer first medical response to ten clients, increase age-appropriate educational activities for children of school age in the shelter and increase remote security surveillance of the facility with internet-based technology.

Dorothy Njemanze Foundation (DNF) is a survivor-run, feminist, not-for-profit organization that provides direct, real-time support for victims of SGBV. Our three-pronged approach includes SGBV Response, Media Advocacy for Grassroots Reorientation & Wellbeing of Responders. As a survivor-centred organization, DNF provides direct, free, and confidential, real-time, first-response support services to victims of SGBV in Abuja and its environs.

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