Project Status: Completed

ITNs campaign to eradicate Malaria in Yobe State

ITNs campaign to eradicate Malaria in Yobe State

Project Focus Area

Social Development (Health)

Project Start Date

September 6, 2022

Project End Date

October 8, 2022

Total Project Budget

$2,200

Project Location

Yobe State (Nangere)

Name of Donor

Malaria Consortium Programme

Project Summary

The project aims to reduce the burden of malaria through the distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets distribution to increase the overall number of households protected from malaria. The project through sensitization at the community level will create demand for ITNs thereby encouraging acceptance and utilization of personal protective equipment such as the ITNs and face masks, and sanitizers to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable communities.  

Key Outcome

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Chilariye ward of Nangere LGA Yobe State

I'm grateful for the project's efforts in providing us with Insecticide Treated Nets. Now, more households have access to this life-saving tool against malaria. Mohammed Malami

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Aisha Iliya from Dawasa ward of Nangere LGA Yobe State

Since receiving the ITNs from the project, I've noticed a significant decrease in malaria cases in our community. It's such a relief to see our families healthier and happier.

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Adamu Bala from Tikau ward of Nangere LGA Yobe State

Thanks to the project's sensitization efforts, I now understand the importance of using ITNs, wearing face masks, and using sanitizers. I've started practicing these habits, and I encourage others to do the same for the well-being of our community.

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Dazigau ward of Nangere LGA Yobe State

Before the project, I wasn't aware of the role face masks and sanitizers play in preventing COVID-19. Now, I use them regularly and encourage others to do so too. It's crucial for us to protect ourselves and those around us.

Executive Summary

AFRYDEV, a humanitarian and development organization with over 9 years of experience in Northeast Nigeria, aims to promote safe societies and empower conflict-affected communities to prevent recruitment, radicalization, and engagement in violent extremist activities, conflict, and gender-based violence. With a focus on youth, women, and girls, implementing interventions to enhance well-being and social mobility. From September 2022 to October 2022 AFRYDEV undertook a project with the aim of reducing the burden of malaria in Yobe State. The project involved the distribution of Insecticide Treated Nets (ITNs) to households, increasing the number of protected households. Through community-level sensitization, the project created the demand for ITNs and promoted the acceptance and utilization of personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks and sanitizers. This prevents malaria and reduces the spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable communities.

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