Matsaloli

Matsaloli (translated 'the matter') is a collaborative effort with CSOs in Nigeria. We will be sharing stories of victims of crisis, hunger and poverty. This section will highlight organizations already working on these cases in Nigeria and more importantly, proffer possible solutions to these issues. We believe that community effort can go a long way to securing stability not just in the region but the whole country.

The Photo Community: The #TheUntoldStoriesOfTheNorthEast Online Campaign

By Mustapha Gwary The Northeast has been plagued by the Boko Haram crisis, with Borno State being the most affected – crippling social and economic...

A Day in the Life of a Child Beggar – Part 2

With some time to spare, some help out with menial tasks, such as garbage disposal, errands at construction sites, house cleaning etc. All of...

A Day in the Life of a Child Beggar – Part 1

Often denigrated and referred to as "Ticking Time bombs", "Society's Blight", or “The Problem of the North", a child beggar ("Almajiri" as they are...

Making a Difference – SCAF Fundraiser

Sickle cell disease is perhaps the most common inherited blood disorder. That means it’s passed down through families. You’re born with the disorder, it...

Getting To Know Northerners: Insecurity

It cannot be denied that insecurity has eaten into the depths of our society. The worst part is seeing and hearing how many people...

Getting To Know Northerners: Honesty

I keep saying this and I hope someone doesn't read this or perceive it the wrong way but there are many issues in the...

Getting To Know Northerners: No Hate in Childhood

I am originally from the northeast, to be more precise Adamawa State. However, with the nature of my father's job, I often moved from...

Getting to know Northerners: Victoria

On a good will mission, I joined my friend, Tony and his foundation (Dare To Care) to feed and clothe some displaced people in...

Getting To Know Northerners: Kaduna Farmer

Sometimes I feel very sad when I come across people who think that the North is full of uneducated, poor, sick people. I have...

PADAC is fighting stigma against people living with HIV/AIDS In Jigawa

In 2008, the National bureau of statistics recorded a HIV/AIDS prevalence rate of 1.6% in Jigawa state, with a projected number of 46,031 people...