NIGERIA — Last year attacks by nomadic Fulani herdsmen forced an entire Christian community in Naka, Nigeria to flee their homes. But in February this year, Open Doors was able to deliver vital aid to 1,500 families before Covid-19 travel restrictions were introduced.
Pastor Sunday shares his appreciation for the impact this crucial help has had on his community.
‘Some time last year we had attacks from the Fulani herdsmen. A lot of churches were burnt, some people were killed. And women were rendered homeless, children fatherless. And foodstuffs were destroyed, every property. There were hunger and a lot of difficulties in the land.’
These Nigerian Christians are among 12,000 from their region who were displaced last year following attacks by nomadic Fulani herdsmen.
In February, the UK-based FBO was able to deliver vital aid to 1,500 families before Covid-19 travel restrictions were introduced.
‘We are happy that today we have been given a lot of foodstuffs. Each household has got enough to feed at least for a month or two. This is something that has never happened to us before. Thank your God bless you.’
Veronica, aid recipient
‘I want to thank them for their good deeds, for the food that they have provided for us. I am grateful to them. And I pray that God will continue to protect and guide them for doing good deeds to other people.’
Sesugh, aid recipient
You people are saving us. You are giving us food. We are feeding ourselves. We thank God for you people. You are saving us.
About Open Doors UK
For over 60 years, Open Doors has worked in the world’s most oppressive countries, empowering Christians who are persecuted for their beliefs. Open Doors equips persecuted Christians in more than 60 countries through programs like Bible & Gospel Development, Women & Children Advancement and Christian Community Restoration.
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