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Rahama Women Development Programme

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32 Members

Traditions: African Traditional, Christian, Islam

Action Area: Indigenous Peoples, Interfaith and Intercultural Understanding and Dialogue, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Women, Youth

Region: Africa

Website: http://rahamawomen.org.ng

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Rahama Women Development Programme is a registered non-governmental organization that works in Bauchi State with a branch of micro-credit in Adamawa state, Nigeria.  Rahama was established in 1989 and has worked and is working in the area of women and youth empowerment from its conception. It was registered with Corporate Affairs Commission Abuja in April 2004.  The organization works in the areas of health, education, water and sanitation, civic education, governance and human rights, peace education and peace building and income generation.  The objectives of this Cooperation Circle are to positively contribute to the social and economic development of women and their families; to promote skills development through vocational skills training; to encourage it’s members to participate actively in health and health related activities such as reproductive health and HIV/AIDS education; sensitize women to take part in self-reliance activities, governance, education, peace and security.  Rahama works primarily with women, youth and children as their principal stakeholders and men as their secondary stakeholders.  Two decades of experience has shown them that women provide much of the human energy and capital in the developing world; while young people are the holders of tomorrow’s future.  Rahama is a member and state coordinator of Civil Society Action on Education for All (CSACEFA) and has worked with both local and international partners on a wide range of projects and programmes; and have implemented projects and programmes with; UNDP on conflict and peace Education, UNICEF, CEDPA, COMPASS/USAID, MARKET/USAID, RUFIN, RTI/LEAD Project, TSHIP, NEI, SONGHAI, DEC-Bauchi, UNDP, ADF, SFH, CIDA, BACATMA/World Bank Assisted Project.

To positively contribute to the social and economic development of women and their families

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Executive Director Miriam Yakubu Iliya

Number 3 Darazo Road


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