WYEAHI at a glance

Women & Youth Empowerment For Advancement & Health Initiative is a non-Governmental, non -Profit; non – Political and non – Religious Organization founded in November 2011 and was duly registered with corporate Affairs commission in December 2012.The registration number is CAC/IT/NO 58087 and WYEAHI's Data Universal Numbering system (DUNS) is 850555374. WYEAHI also has European Aid ID NG-2020-ATK-2707352390. The Organization plays a new and energizing role in bringing Women and Youths who are leaders in many fields into elective and appointive positions to promote Health, Democracy, Peace and good Governance in Nigeria. It is creating new opportunities for Women and Youths to come together and participate in the development of the nation in all ramifications.

vision

A healthy Society with equal rights and opportunities for Women, Youths and Disable in Nigeria

Our mission

WHEAHI shall provide comprehensive training and support for Women, Youths and Disable at all levels of Government on Health, Politics and Economic Empowerment. This will enable these two key groups to participate fully in Developmental activities in Nigeria and beyond.

Goals

To Empower Women, Youths and Disable on Health, Conflict Management, Peaceful Democracy and Economic Development

More About Us

some of our major projects in brief

Church of the Brethren Disasters Ministries-US, Nigeria Crisis Response

Church of the Brethren Disasters Ministries-US, Nigeria Crisis Response supported WYEAHI to implement a project on Livelihood and economic empowerment in six (6) LGA’s of Adamawa state Madagali, Michika, Mubi North, Mubi South, Hong and Gombi and Askira/Uba of Borno State. January, 2015 to December, 2016 (2 years). Due to the large number of IDPs WYEAHI came up with a selection process by prioritizing;

  1. Female headed families e.g. widows, Separated and Divorced who are presently taking care of their children due to insurgency,
  2. Child headed family
  3. poorest of the poor families
  • Items Distributed include Sewing Machine, Beans cake inputs e.g 50kg of beans, 25 liters of cooking oil, frying pan, sieve, turning spoon and tray, processing machine and groundnut oil inputs e.g 50kg of groundnut, frying pan, sieve, basin, turning spoon and tray.
  • Number of Families Reached. 1324
  • Number of Family Members Reach. 8984
  • OXFAM-Novib supported WYEAHI

    OXFAM-Novib supported WYEAHI to implement a project on Addressing Violence Against Women (VAW) and Sexual Reproductive Health Right (SRHR) of women and girls on the move in Adamawa State due to insurgency July to December 2015.

  • Two hundred and twenty five(225) women were trained on Sexual Gender Based Violence Against Women and Girls, trauma healing, etc
  • These women were trained and empowered with Ten thousand (10,000) naira each for immediate economic income (petty businesses)
  • Victims Support Fund

    With support from VSF, WYEAHI have implemented project titled “strengthening Small Scale Enterprises for Women” in Maiha and Michika Local Government Areas of Adamawa State. September 2016 to August 2017, also implemented the same project in Gombi and Hong Local Government Areas of Adamawa State, from August, 2017 – April 2018 and in Madagali Local Government Area from August 2018 – February, 2019. 500 women in maiha, 500 women in michika were empowered with twenty thousand (20,000) naira each, 500 women in Gombi, 500 women in Hong and 1000 women in madagali were empowered with thirty thousand (30,000) naira seed grant each to start immediate petty businesses. (total of three thousand [3000] women were empowered)

    Mennonite Central committee (MCC)

    Mennonite Central committee (MCC) supported WYEAHI to implement a project from October 2017 and the project os still ongoing. the projects include;

  • Livelihood and economic empowerment both for internally displaced women households in Girei LGA of Adamawa State, Nigeria.
  • 1794 women were trained and supported with thirty thousand (30,000) naira each to start up petty (small) businesses for immediate economic income
  • Direct beneficiaries were 794
  • Indirect Beneficiaries were 5174
  • British council

    WYEAHI in collaboration with Managing Conflict in Nigeria/ British Council implemented a project on Women Peace Building Initiative in Gombi and Michika LGAs of Adamawa State. The focus areas of intervention are;

  • Enhancing the capacity of women and girls to be involved in conflict management and peace building
  • Reducing the negative effects of violence
  • Promotion and protection of women and girls Against violence
  • Empowered 200 women and girls with seed grant of thirty thousand (30,000) naira each to run small businesses in Gombi and Michika
  • More of our Work

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    The Organization

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    Our Location

    Adamawa state

    No 4 opposite EYN Church, Bajabure Federal Housing Estate, Jimeta-Yola Adamawa State, Nigeria.

    Borno State

    No 3, Circular Road, Old G.R.A Maiduguri, Borno State

    Askira Uba

    Giwa Shishiwa, Ptil Nyamdu’s House Lassa, Askira/Uba LGA Borno State

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