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Water Action Month – Hope Spring Walk for water in Abuja

The Water Action Month is an initiative of End Water Poverty – A coalition of Civil Society Organizations and NGOs working to end water poverty in their respective countries. In March, members of the End Water Poverty Coalition, celebrate to contribute to the global advocacy around World Water Day, led by UN-Water, on 22 March. End Water Poverty members are so passionate about it that the entire month of March is dedicated to taking action to stand together and call for a better and more sustainable water future! The month of global action in March provides a platform for organizations and communities to stand together with one common voice; advocating for change and a world where no one is left behind, and everyone has their rights to water and sanitation realized.  As a member of End Water Poverty Coalition, Hope Spring Water Charity Foundation embarked on a “Walk for Water” along the streets of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The walk, which commenced on 16th of March 2018 at Apo Shoprite Shopping Mall had other local NGOs – PickThatTrash and PHAAE – as partners. The aim of the walk was to sensitize people in the Capital City of Abuja, of their human rights to a clean and safe water close to homes. Nigeria is at the brink of a water, sanitation and hygiene crisis. About 60 million people in Nigeria are...

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Walk for Water in Abuja as charity highlights water poverty

Hope Spring Water Charity Foundation invites members of the pubic to her ‘End Water Poverty’ walk to mitigate water poverty around the world in a two day day event. The first part of the walk on Friday March 16, 2018 is at10 am at Apo Shoprite and ends at 1 pm at the same spot. Later in the day, another walk will commence at Silverbird Galleria in the Central Business District beginning at 2 pm and end at 5pm. Day two of the walk begins at 10 am at Next Cash and Carry, Kado , on Saturday March 17 and ends at 1 p.m while the second part of the walk begins at 2pm at Jabi Lake Mall, Utako, where it will also end at 5pm. Hope Spring Water Charity Foundation is a member of the End Water Poverty Coalition which spreads awareness on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) targets as set out in the United Nation’s SDGs and demands long term, systemic change for a world where marginalised and most vulnerable groups are not left behind in securing their rights to water, sanitation and hygienic environment. The organisation invites members of the public to join Walk for Water Abuja. Details of the walk and how to reserve a ticket can be found here. You can find more information about Hope Spring on their website, Facebook page and their...

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Two Lagos based NGOs collaborate to bring clean water to Joga Aiyetoro

Two Lagos state based NGOs, Agege based Hope Spring Water and Ogba based Tower Foundation have collaborated to bring safe, clean drinking water to Joga Aiyetoro community, in Ogun state. The 5,000 strong community at Joga Aiyetoro, have relied on the local stream for all their water needs, including drinking, cooking and washing, as well as to water their animals. Water drawn from the stream is drank without any purification, which can pose some health issues. The stream is not able to serve the community all year round, as it dries up during the dry season. Women and children...

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Digital Marketing Personnel Vacancy

Digital Marketing Personnel Wanted Haba Naija is seeking a remote digital marketing personnel. Your job will include creating and updating our websites with contents and imagery. You will also assist with SEO and PPC duties. You do not have to be an expert in all the task, you will be trained on areas you are not too sure about. Some of the desirable qualities and skills we are looking for includes: • A team player • Good written English • Basic knowledge of WordPress • Basic SEO and link building skills • Quick and enthusiastic learner • Proficiency with major social media platforms • Very reliable If you are interested in the above position, please visit the contact page on Haba Naija and contact us. Please do not make contact about this position on...

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#PadAGirl at Ifako Town Hall, Lagos with Hope Spring and Lady Care

Today, many girls and women in Nigeria face various forms of abuse and stigmatization during menstruation. What should be a natural cycle and a proud moment for the girls, turn out to be their most dreadful period. #PadAGirl Initiative is a project borne out of the need to empower young girls and women who are going through various form of stigmatization, abuse and health challenges as a result of their natural monthly cycle. The initiative is geared to end deep-rooted taboos, myths and misinformation on menstruation in Nigeria and most developing countries. In partnership with Lady Care, Hope Spring Water will be organizing a menstrual hygiene management workshop in Nigeria. Ifako community in Lagos State, will be hosting the first phase of this project in Nigeria Menstruation is not a taboo. It’s in our hands to end the myths. Be the change agent. Venue Ifako Town Hall, Ifako Community, Lagos State, Nigeria Date 28 September 2017 Time 10am – 12pm Co-Host Lady Care Nigeria For most poor and vulnerable girls in Nigeria, as signs of menstruation gets close, it serves as a constant reminder of the oncoming abuse and stigmatization they are about to face. For most girls in Nigeria, menstruation is a dream-killer because they never get to attend schools during menstruation. According to UNESCO, 1 out of 10 African girls miss school during their menstrual period and...

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