USD 7,750,000 Approved
The proposed action aims at strengthening the resilience, self-reliance, and economic and social inclusion of Nigerian, Chadian and central Africa Republic refugee and host community households living in extreme poverty in Cameroon using the Graduation Approach
Despite being allotted the right to work, many refugees face problems in accessing employment markets (GFI). In terms of access to financial services, only a limited amount of refugees able to receive access, with only 2.5% of refugees having access to savings services and only 2.5% having access to loan services, all on an informal basis Of the refugee population, 53% are women with 87.7% of the population having no educational background. The main livelihood activities for refugees consist of agriculture at 17.8, sellers at 17%, and pastoral workers at 9.8% (LIS).