The goal of the proposed project is to alleviate poverty for refugees and host community households in Abala and Mangaizé (Ouallam) in Tillaberi region, by increasing their resilience, self-reliance, and social inclusion through sustainable income-earning opportunities.
PoCs in Niger have access to formal work permits, land/resources, freedom of movement, financial services as well as owning a business. There are livelihood opportunities for PoC, but the vast majority are in the informal sector. Most frequent employment generating activities for PoCs include small business, restoration, sewing and small scale livestock. Main income sources for PoCs include small businesses at 17.8%, loans at 16.6% and gifts at 13.4%.