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School means so much to me now!

“Hi, I’m Chibuzo, a student studying to become an engineer. Here’s my story… After my father died recently, I didn’t think I would be able to attend school any longer. I really liked school, but money was tight; I didn’t know how my school fees would be paid and I didn’t see any way forward.…

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Clean Water Changed My Life

“My children and I can now drink and use clean water in our home. Hello, my name is Nkechi.  This is my story. For as long as I can remember, my mornings have started at 5.30 AM. I wake up before sunrise, put on my shoes and gather my water pail to provide water for…

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NEW YEAR’S IN NIGERIA 

Despite the fact that New Year’s Day is celebrated throughout the world, it is treated differently among different cultures. In some cultures, prayers are offered at midnight on the 31st of December. People gather in churches and mosques, praying for the year ahead. In other cultures, it is a day to offer good will and…

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Christmas In Nigeria Is A Family Event

Christmas in Nigeria is a family event, a time when many family members congregate to celebrate and have fun. Most families, who live in cities, travel to the villages where their grandparents and older relatives live. Many different languages are spoken in Nigeria. In Hausa, Happy/Merry Christmas is ‘barka dà Kirsìmatì’; in Yoruba it’s ‘E…

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BEAT THE STREETS

A new project of LLEM International Her Story: Meet Chika Chika is 8 and lives in the community of Asa, one of the communities in Nigeria that LLEM supports.  Chika spends most of her day on the streets selling gum and other small trinkets to support her family. Chika is a lot like other Nigerian…

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