Meet Hajara: maths teacher, community mobiliser and ETS advocate in Nigeria

Hajara is a 30 year old mathematics teacher from Kokona Local Government Area (LGA) in Nasarawa State, Nigeria. After completing her secondary...

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Bilyaminu’s story: how drivers in Nigeria are making a difference with ETS

Bilyaminu Mohammed is a volunteer Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) driver from Adudu Ward, in Obi Local Government Area (LGA), Nigeria. He is...

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Emergency Transport Scheme beats targets to transport over 1,700 pregnant women in Nasarawa State

In rural Nigeria, many communities live far from a health facility, with only limited transport available to take people to vital services. This...

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Amina Abdullahi Asiz – ETS beneficiary whose life was saved by a brave ETS driver

Amina Abdullah Asiz is a 25 year old mother of two, who lives in Adudu Ward in Obi Local Government Area (LGA) with her husband, a fuel and...

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Meet Umulkusum: beneficiary of the Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Nasarawa State

According to the latest Nigeria Demographic Health Survey (DHS), only about 36% of Nigerian women deliver at a health facility compared to the...

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Meet Jamila: a mother who has used the Emergency Transport Scheme in Nigeria

In Nasarawa State, Nigeria, rural communities are often far from primary health care services, and transport is prohibitively expensive for the...

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Abdullahi’s story: becoming an ETS driver after a tragic loss

In Nasarawa State, located in north central Nigeria, rural communities are often far from primary health care services, and transport is...

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Emergency Transport Scheme Helps More than 16,500 Pregnant Women in Labour and Maternal Emergencies to Attend Health Facilities in Nigeria

Transaid is on track to achieve outstanding results in our landmark Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Adamawa State, Nigeria. Since the scheme...

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Emergency transport in Nigeria

Transaid’s project manager, Silvia Poggioli, spoke about the challenges of replicating emergency transport schemes across Nigeria during an...

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“You empower a woman, you empower a nation”: four stories to celebrate #IWD2020

This International Women’s Day, we’re profiling four inspirational women from across our programmes. Below are four stories from women who are...

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The transport and logistics industry celebrates two decades of Transaid’s life-saving programmes

Last week, we celebrated our 20th anniversary celebrations with a special showcase event in London, attended by more than 150 industry...

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Meet Mallam – a star of the Emergency Transport Scheme

In just one year 287,000 women die as a result of pregnancy-related complications around the world, and shockingly, 14 per cent of these deaths...

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