The activity has contributed to climate change adaptation through the provision and conservation of
water resources, sensitization of community members on energy conservation, training of women on the
use of energy efficient stoves, and tree planting.
Tree planting and diversification of economic activities have very much been promoted in the course
of this project.
-The activity has supported economic empowerment of communities through a community-run loan
-The project has led to notable reduction in environment-related diseases such as diarrhea, cholera and
other air and water-borne diseases.
-The overall quality of life in many slum communities has increased due to participatory urban
-Improvements in municipal public services due to community participation, including improvements in
basic social amenities, roads, water, primary health care and
The activity initially started in 6 communities but has been scaled up to 16 communities in Abuja. It
is also being expanded to cover additional 4 states in Nigeria. The activity has also catalyzed a
public private partnership, where the communities partner with government and the private sector to
design and construct climate-friendly housing.