The Volunteer: Ifeoma Atusiubah

Ifeoma Atusiubah understands the value of reaching out and sharing time. Starting with her volunteer work as Program Coordinator for Help for the African Woman and Disabled (HAWD), she has expressed an avid interest and commitment towards humanitarian development and services.

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Atusiubah is a member of the NamuProject, an organisation involved in empowering women living in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps to use recyclable materials such as polythene, nylon, jute to create merchandise that can be exhibited and sold to raise money for living expenses.

Between 2014 and 2018, Atusiubah served as the Secretary General of Network of Young Female Leaders ECOWAS. She has organised medical and safety outreaches to slums and IDPs in partnership with Department of Public Health Abuja. She has participated in different research advisory groups.

Ifeoma Atusiubah is a keen learner. She has participated in various learning programmes including courses organised by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in collaboration with USAID and Institute of Development Studies in collaboration with Voices4Change and UKAID.

Postscript
To mark 16 Days of Activism, I am honouring 16 Remarkable Women who painstakingly work to educate on gender inequality, human rights and putting an end to violence against women and girls.

 

 

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