Almajiri culture

[ < 1 minute to read ] In this series of videos, we’re going to get to know Ike, our man on the ground working diligently to help displaced children in Borno state in Northern Nigeria. This week Ike tells us a little about the #Almajiri culture that plays a role in the situation leading children living on the street in Borno […]

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How many Almajiri street children are you helping?

[ < 1 minute to read ] In this series of videos, we’re getting to know Ike, our man on the ground working diligently to help displaced children in Borno state in Northern Nigeria. This week we talk about the amount of children being helped, the regulars and the sporadic children that come for food. Share on FacebookFollow usE-mail us

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Helping 25 Almajiri children in Borno State from falling in the hands of Boko Haram

[ < 1 minute to read ] In the second in our series of videos, we’re going to get to know Ike Nwaubani and the challenges he faces in helping displaced #Almajiri children in Borno state in Northern Nigeria. These poor souls have been displaced by the aggression #BokoHaram. This extremist organisation is actively recruiting/kidnapping street children to enforce their ranks. We’re […]

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Introducing Ike, our man on the ground, helping the displaced children in northern Nigeria

[ < 1 minute to read ] In this series of videos, we’re going to get to know Ike, our man on the ground working diligently to help displaced children in Borno state in Northern Nigeria. These poor souls have been displaced by the aggression of Boko Haram.This extremist organisation is actively recruiting/kidnapping street children to enforce their ranks. We’re hoping to […]

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Our new project: Help to stop Boko Haram recruiting child soldiers

[ 2 minutes to read ] The Almajiri system is a traditional Islamic education system that has been prevalent in Northern Nigeria for centuries. Historically, it served as a means of imparting Quranic knowledge to young boys, who are often sent away from their homes to live with Islamic scholars. The term "Almajiri" is derived from the Arabic word "al-Muhajirun," meaning migrants, reflecting the idea that these children leave their homes in pursuit of religious education. 

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