Torchlight Series

Partnership for WASH: European Union and State Governments Improve Services in Rural Communities

Nasoro Primary School is right at the centre of Gumel town in Jigawa State, North West Nigeria. It has over 4,700 students and 78 teachers, according to Arma Muhammed, the head teacher. At 11am on a Thursday morning, the timekeeper stood in the school playground and rang his bell, signalling the break time. Students from […]

Thought Leadership Series

Radio, bucket, and a bicycle – improving healthcare provision in Nigeria

by ndubuisi edeogaI have been reading through Sonia Shah’s book “The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years”. She discussed a survey that was designed to collect data about the use of insecticide impregnated nets, and about what most people would want if given the choice in a rural setting (one of their […]