WHAT WE DO

PEACE

At IRN, our approach towards peacebuilding focuses on strengthening the sustainability of peace so as to reduce lapsing or relapsing into violence and conflict.

PROTECTION

Protecting children from violence, exploitation and abuse Child protection issues Armed violence reduction Gender-based violence (GBV) is a term for describing harmful acts against a person

LIVELIHOOD

livelihood is sustainable when it enables people to cope with and recover from shocks and stresses (such as natural disasters and economic or social upheavals)

WASH

WASH is the collective term for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Due to their interdependent nature, these three core issues are grouped together to represent a growing sector.

Governance

The concept of "governance" is not new. However, it means different things to different people, therefore we have to get our focus right. The actual meaning of the concept depends on the level of governance we are talking about, the goals to be achieved and the approach being followed.

preventing and countering violent extremism

When someone becomes radicalised and behaves in an ‘extreme’ way, this does not only affect the person, but also their family, friends, wider social circle and society. Families, youngsters and children are confronted with recruitment by terrorist/Violent Extremist groups. Today’s reality is one in which radicalisation is not uncommon as a phenomenon.

ALMAJIRI IS ALSO A CHILD

The word Almajiri originates from an Arabic word "Almuhajur" meaning seeker of Islamic knowledge. The morden day Almajiri are mostly children between the ages of 5 years and 25 years seen shabbily dressed on the streets begging for food and money for survival. There are over 9.6 million Almajiri children in Nigeria more populous than some African countries like Gambia, Zambia, Togo and so on.

EDUCATION

Our goal is to ensure quality, safe, and relevant education for all persons affected by emergencies.

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