For many years, a supply of good quality water has been a problem for the population of Pulka. They live in a mountainous area that makes the construction of a well difficult and expensive. These people often have to travel a long way to secure water that is not necessarily of good quality or potable, resulting in many falling ill with cholera due to this non-drinkable water.
A borehole will:
By donating $1,000 you can help build the well to help the people of Pulka.
Since 2009, over 30,000 people have been killed and more than 2,000 women and girls have been abducted (United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Nigeria).
In the diocese of Maiduguri over 200 churches, many parishes, 25 schools, 3 hospitals, 3 monasteries, as well as stores, private homes and business centres were all destroyed.
Some have been rebuilt with the help of Aid to the Church in Need.
Total population: 206,152,701
Territory: 924 km2
Religion: Christian 46%, Muslim 46%, Traditional 7%.
Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs): 2,191,193
Refugees in the country: 73,193
Refugees registered in Cameroon, Chad, or Niger: 322,261