LLEM has compiled this resource list to help you learn more about the lives of children and adults from Nigeria, Africa. This resource list is divided into several topic specific sections. Please take a look at these resources to learn more about why our work is so important and why the needs in Nigeria are so great.
Childhood poverty in the U.S. and worldwide has devastating effects on children. These series of articles describe the cognitive and emotional effects poverty has on family units.https://www.princeton.edu/futureofchildren/publications/docs/07_02_03.pdf http://www.apa.org/pi/families/poverty.aspx https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/poverty-disturbs-children-s-brain-development-and-academic-performance/ https://borgenproject.org/5-effects-poverty http://www.nuffieldfoundation.org/news/children%E2%80%99s-cognitive-development-affected-long-term-poverty-not-family-instability