The American University of Nigeria is the first American university in Sub-Saharan Africa. Accredited by the National Universities Commission, the mission of the school is to provide quality education to Nigeria and Africa’s future leaders in order to equip them with the skills needed to solve development issues on the continent, and give them the knowledge needed to create solutions that will benefit their community, their country and ultimately the world.
Featured in the film, The New Foundation School (NFS) Chibok Education Initiative was founded in September 2014 to provide an educational opportunity to the Chibok girl survivors who escaped and those who are subsequently released from the Northeast Nigeria insurgent group. NFS provides a platform for the students to attain their undergraduate degrees from the American University of Nigeria.
Featured in the film, this non-governmental organization was founded as a direct response to the problem of insecurity in Nigeria. The group is committed to improving the lives of those affected by the insurgency and preventing violence by building inclusive communities, providing and raising the standards of psychological services, and supporting conflict prevention and peacebuilding efforts.
HRW is dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, the group seeks to give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes. This page includes reports on abuses by Boko Haram in Nigeria which have led to a large scale humanitarian crisis.
Established by CARA (Council for At-Risk Academics), Human Rights Watch (HRW), Institute of International Education/ IIE Scholar Rescue Fund, Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC), Save the Children, UNICEF, UNESCO, and UNHCR, this group advocate for the protection of students, teachers, schools, and universities from attack. The site includes the report - Education Under Attack 2018: A Global Study of Attacks on Schools, Universities, their Students and Staff, 2013-2017.
This group works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice by empowering women and girls to fulfill their potential.
International medical humanitarian organization treats people where the need is greatest. Learn how MSF teams are providing healthcare and responding to emergencies in Nigerian states of Borno and Yobe.
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster. IRC has three offices in Nigeria and is focusing its efforts on reducing malnutrition, constructing emergency shelters and latrines for people who are unable to live with a host family, providing classes for displaced children, and programs for women and children who have suffered from violence and abuse.