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How we Tracked 9.2 billion NGN meant to provide #WomenCookstoves

HOW 9.2 BILLION NGN (US$ 4.8 MILLION ) IS BEING SPENT ON 750,000 CLEAN COOKSTOVES AND 18,000 WONDERBAGS FOR RURAL WOMEN Follow The Money to provide Rural #WomenCookstoves PLAN   OUTCOME      THE STORY OF #WomenCookstoves On Tuesday, November 26, 2014, the Nigerian government approved NGN9, 287,250,000.00 for the distribution of 750, 000 Clean Cook Stoves and 18,000 Wonder bags to rural women, in a bid to stop the depletion of forest resources caused by indiscriminate felling of trees. The approval followed a memo presented by the Minister of Environment, Laurentia Mallam, at the weekly Federal Executive Council...

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How we Tracked 102 million to #RelocateGutsura in Zamfara State

  HOW IS ABOUT 123 MILLION NGN (ABOUT $US700 thousand) BEING SPENT TO RELOCATE 570 HOUSEHOLDS IN GUTSURA, ZAMFARA? Help us Follow The Money meant to #RelocateGutsura! PLAN OUTCOME  THE STORY OF #RelocateGutsura and FLOOD VICTIMS In 2012, one of the worst flooding in history of Gutsura in Zamfara, Northern Nigeria was witnessed. 2,000 people were dispaced and crops worth millions of Naira were destroyed . Since the disaster in 2012, the about 3,000 people that resides in Gutsura have been waiting and looking up to their relocation to a new site, as recommended. In 2013, same magnitude of...

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Download “Education in Crisis” our data report on education funds in Nigeria in PDF

[CLICK TO DOWNLOAD REPORT HERE] Follow The Money tries to answer questions about the way that funds meant for development are being utilized within our local communities. How much is spent on community development? Where does it go? What is it spent on? Who spends it? Our aim is to provide clear, objective evidence on resources, easily accessible on paper and online, so that decisions and policy can better be informed on how transparent and accountable these processes are. Our mission is to give people the news and information they need about aid meant for their communities, and the...

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