How volunteers are fighting hunger amid COVID crisis.

Reading Time: 3 minutes In recent months, strict measures to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus diseases have affected low-income households and those working in the informal economy due to the loss of livelihoods and inability to access markets. This has left the most vulnerable families with no option than to ‘hope for their next meal’. According to the National Bureau of Statistics …

Demographics of FACE Beneficiaries

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency FACE Project aims at supporting low-income households and those working in informal economy. Considering the limited fund available and the widely spread demand for food aid and relief materials during the coronavirus pandemic, we conducted needs assessment for families requesting for the FACE Food Aid to identify most vulnerable households. Needs were assessed based …

Public Announcement : FACE is not a government sponsored project

Reading Time: 1 minute PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT We want to inform the general public that the Food Aid in Covid-19 Emergency (FACE) is not in any way sponsored or supported by the Government of any State or the Federation. It is just the effort of our organisation, Building Nations Initiative, in partnership with other youth-led organisations and some notable individuals who are mostly young Nigerians. …

#FACEImpactStory: Feedback from Beneficiaries

Reading Time: 1 minute Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency FACE aim is to provide food support to the underprivileged during the lockdown period. Feedback received from beneficiaries of the program have been positive and encouraging. Beneficiaries were grateful and happy. They shared their gratitude in texts and calls to declare how thankful they were, retailing good wishes and prayers. During the distribution, the Coordinators …

FACE Project Round 1: BNI donates Food aid to vulnerable household amidst COVID pandemic

Reading Time: 1 minute The first phase of the Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency FACE project was activated on the 9th of April. Our coordinators received over 240 requests from/for some families in the communities that the Phase 1 of the project would cover – Abadina, Agbowo, Ajibode, Barika, Bodija, Orogun and Samonda (all in Ibadan). After careful consideration of these requests, our neighbourhood …

How to support Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E 

Reading Time: 1 minute The Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E operates a decentralized food aid in emergency humanitarian logistics cycle, which involves the voluntary engagement of F.A.C.E Champions who retrieve donated food items in their host communities, and then distribute them to those in need in their neighbourhood. The donation and distribution cycle is monitored, managed, and evaluated through a central humanitarian logistics and supply …

BNI launch Food Aid in COVID-19 Emergency F.A.C.E.

Reading Time: 3 minutes Help Us make hope for the next meal available for the needy. The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), identified as a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO) has crippled the entire world. Several preventive measures have been put forward, of which social distancing remains the foremost. Many governments around the world, including the Oyo State Government, have enforced social distancing …