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Niger - land in crisis

Survival mechanism
  • Land in crisis
  • Slim harvests
  • Bitter fruit
  • Child in need
  • Survival mechanism
  • Water-borne danger
  • Flood damage
  • Paradise lost
  • Preparing for the future

Survival mechanism

Participants on a "cash-for-work" scheme can earn an income to meet their basic needs by transporting stones for construction of a small dam. This scheme, which targets the most vulnerable families, injects money back into local economies and contributes to the well-being of the community.

picture credit: Gonzalo Höhr/Action Against Hunger



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