VICTIMS SUPPORT FUND DONATES FOOD AND OTHER ITEMS TO NIGER STATE

Victims Support Fund Covid-19 Emergency Task Force continued the third phase of the Covid 19 emergency support programme with a flag-off in Minna, Niger State on Monday 23rd November 2020. Food items and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE’s) were identified and procured for distribution to 5272 households.

Ten (10) Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been selected to distribute 50% of the items while the other 50% will be handed over to the Niger State Government for distribution to more communities. The items are expected to reach over 26,000 direct beneficiaries.

Distribution of Items in Niger State

ITEMS DESCRIPTION Niger
Rice 10KG 5,272
Beans 10KG 5,272
Maize 10KG 5,272
Vegetable Oil 4Litres 5,272
Salt 2KG 5,272
Hand Sanitizer 250ml 10,000
Standard Surgical Face Masks 5,000
Reusable Face Mask 20,000
Hazmat Suit 1,174
Goggles 1,174
Boots 1,174
Latex Gloves 1,174
  Total Cost    107,900,000       

 

 

The 3rd phase of the Covid 19 intervention cost one billion naira only (1,000,000,000).

The VSF remains committed to supporting efforts in the fight against Corona Virus. VSF continues to implement programmes that will ameliorate the plight of victims of insurgency and armed conflict in Nigeria particularly in the areas of livelihood and recovery, education and protection, infrastructural development as well as research and peacebuilding.