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Nigeria benefits from $1.87 million COVID-19 impact support

Nigeria benefits from $1.87 million COVID-19 impact support

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Nigeria is one of 12 countries across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) receiving a share of a 3M grant totalling $1,875,000, being directed to projects supporting nutrition, mental and physical health, education and COVID-19 awareness, according to the most pressing local needs and country status of the pandemic. Specifically, United Way Greater Nigeria, the local UW organisation, is working with 3M Nigeria to implement a $160,009  COVID-19 relief programme to support communities in the five administrative zones in Lagos State that have been identified at risk for a total of 10,000 beneficiaries. This includes support in the form of food distribution and packaging in collaboration with local partners including the government, NGO’s and religious organisations. Science-bas...