BENEFICIARY QUOTES & STORIES
NAME OF PERSON: MOHAMMED HASSAN ALASHISH (0816388825) Nice Club
NAME OF COMMUNITY: NAYINAWA
situation: on the account of follow up on the Nayinawa at risk youth now referred to has Nice Club. One of the member of the group called to inform us on phone of the conflict amidst the group. This conflict and physical confrontation came as result of sighting one of the member taking drugs and they forcefully collected it from him and destroyed it, this lead to fighting to the extent that the victim whose drugs was destroyed seek to kill his fellow friend with a knife.
While the counseling was on he brought out knife from his pocket and drop it on the table, he has been walking about with it to kill.
During the counseling session, all agreed not to police one another, but to correct in love and with patient and time everyone will change. The session ended with conciliation, build of trust and hand shake. [PICTURE: Mohammed Hassan on the right]
NAME OF PERSON: Mohammed Yabani Carlos(Age) 39 years
NAME OF COMMUNITY: Dogon Nini
Phone Number: Nil
SITUATION: Mohammed Yabani Carlos was visited by the counselors in his Area in Potiskum LGA OF Yobe State where he was found rendering laundering services to the people of the community, he was excited when he saw the team coming down to his community to check on him. Carlos is doing well and has reduce intake of D5, weed, exol from daily to once a day.
When carlos was asked his major problem he said “health problem, it prevent me from doing my activities actively specially when the weather is cold.”
His elder brother Salisu Adamu: 08176684459, said “ before now you will not seen Carlos at home, you will find him in the getto, fighting with everyone on the street. Today Carlos is useful to himself and the community. Carlos don’t have much problem, but the major one is his health, it prevent him from walking and standing up right.”
Thanks to CR and the partners for doing a good job to restore the young people to their normal state of mind.” [PICTURE: Mohammed Yabani on the left with Ezekiel his counselor]
NAME OF PERSON: Yakubu Adamu Mohammed (Age) 18years
NAME OF COMMUNITY: Dogon Nini
Following up Yakubu Adamu, he is seriously angry with his father and his step mother. He narrated that his step mother woke him up from sleep to buy cooking items, he was bitter in his heart for that single act. “ I will killed her with my knife” if she still cross my paths” Yakubu. His father no longer pay attention to him, as a result of that Yakubu said he will come home late at night and leave the house early in the morning just to avoid his father. In addition, he stopped eating at home but prefers to eat out using his earn money from cloths netting.
After the session with him he said “I will love my younger ones and killing is not the best way to solve issues, since the tongue and teeth do fight and they never separate. I will go home and fetch water and do my normal house routine, living in peace with my step mother is my responsibility and I will take the step to sort things out with here.”
Fatima Mohammed is a resident of Damaturu LGA. On the 1st of December 2015 when boko-haram attacked Damaturu, Yobe state capital, a military artillery hit her home and killed her mother and sister. Her leg was badly damaged. She was admitted and her leg was eventually amputated. She currently use crutches to walk. Hope interactive is working with Nigerian coalition for international criminal court (NCICC) to help her get legal support. She said, "Finally, I will get justice; Thank you Hope Interactive, thank you NCICC"
“We have 7 internally displaced cluster of communities in the camp therefore we have 7 functional Bullama’s (community heads) though we work as a team to help ourselves. The demand for health services is high because people from the host communities come to the camp clinic, that makes the supplies to run out early and since it is health situation we cannot reject them. We need more drugs and most of the IDPs have financial problem (money for petty spending e.g money to buy sanitary pads, shaving sticks, soap and detergents etc.)” Bukar Abubakar, Pompomari IDP camp clinic Damaturu LGA.