NIGERIA - INTERNATIONAL AID

Why does Nigeria get aid?
-Despite rapid economic growth+wealth from oil reserves,many people live in poverty.-Limited access to safe water,sanitation+reliable electric.-60% of pop. live on less than US$1 a day.-Birth rates+i.mortality=high.-L.expec.=low(espec.NE of Nigeria).
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Why might aid not get to where its needed?
-Official aid to Nigeria delivered through government is less successful than aid delivered direct to communities, due to government/individual corruption.-Government use money for other services(e.g. building Nigeria's navy).
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Aduwan health centre - why was help needed?
-Situated in community of Aduwan in Kaduna state (N.Nigeria).-Didnt have healthcare centre.-Healthcare workers used community shop as a clinic.-Area=high i.mortality+high HIV/AIDS.
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Aduwan health centre - what was the help?
-2010:Support from ActionAid,recieved funds from WorldBank, for new health clinic.-Tests for HIV and other infections.-Immunize children against Polio.-Training given to local women to educate mothers about importance of child immunisation.
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