Links that may be of interest to Friends of Nigeria members
WikiFON- A repository of what we did in Nigeria
Peace Corps Connect- The National Peace Corps Association
U.S. Peace Corps- The Peace Corps itself
Jobs in Nigeria- By Industry, Job Title, Company, and Location
Cathy Onyemelukwe's Blog
Zaineb's Musings- (Nigerian development professional)
Far Away in the Sky- A film by David Koren
Africa in Transition- A blog by John Campbell, former ambassador to Nigeria
Nigeria Security Tracker- Council on Foreign Relations mapping violence in Nigeria
UN report-obstetric-fistula-2016- Summary of report and download site.
poor-funding-scant-attention-escalate-nigerias-obstetric-fistula-burden/- Guardian Article.
www.endfistula.org/what-is-fistula- Background on Fistula.
intensifying-efforts-end-obstetric-fistula- United Nation Population Fund article on Fistula.
Fistula Care Plus Project
USAID_Fistula_Care_Plus_Project_Evaluation- Leads to .pdf download
USAID Helps Nigeria Reduce Burden of Fistula- USAID Success Story
EngenderHealth-hosts-media-round-table/- Abakaliki media round table
news-media/great-expectations- Rotarian article.
free-last-fistula-patients-abakaliki-communities-speak- Abakaliki women speak out.
Hope-for-women-with-obstetric-fistula- Thisday Live talks about Dovenet
www.youtube.com/trailer_for_dry- Trailer for Dry by Stephanie Onyekachi Linus Okereke.
safe-surgery-film- Fistula Care Plus 18-minute film.
Melinda_gates_let_s_put_birth_control_back_on_the_agenda- Ted Talk.
www.ted.com/talks/hans_rosling_religions_and_babies- Another great Ted Talk.
Other Fistula Links
Nigeria-fight-against-fistula-points-problem-early-marriage- United Nation Population Fund article linking early marriage to fistula
Drawdown / Reversing Global Warming
www.drawdown.org/the-book- Overview of Drawdown
www.drawdown.org/solutions-summary-by-rank- 100 Solutions for Global Warming
www.drawdown.org/solutions/women-and-girls/family-planning- Solution #6
www.drawdown.org/solutions/women-and-girls/educating-girls- Solution #7
www.drawdown.org/frequently-asked-questions- FAQs about Drawdown
Ralph Proctor Gallery- Images of traditional African Artifacts
Irene Abdou Nigerian Photographs- Contemporary Nigerian Photos
Wole Soyinka Bio- Biographical information from the Nobel Foundation
www.wikifon.org/Watching_Soyinka- Watching Soyinka by Tom Hebert
Edo Nation- Edo links, mostly from 2006 - 2009
U Wisconsin African Languages & Literature- Hausa + Yoraba programs
Books For Africa- Ships books to Africa in bulk
Eduwatch- Provides educational materials to Nigerian schools
BBC Africa News- News of the entire continent
All Africa .com- News on all of Africa, but many Nigerian stories
noovell.com/en/regions/nigeria- Aggregates Nigerian News from multiple sources
Nigeria Geography- Maps, statistics, ...
Nigeria Maps (U of Texas)- Perry-Casteñeda Library Map Collection
Maps Of World / Nigeria- More Nigeria maps
Nigeria / Nigerian Websites
Nigeria World- Compiles Nigerian News from multiple sources
NigerianWorldForum- Forum for discussion and dissemination of Nigerian issues
VSO International - Nigeria- VSO's program in Nigeria
Fantsuam- The Fantsuam Foundation's website
We Care Solar / Solar Suitcase- Key design features of the Solar Suitcase
Amnesty International Nigeria- Amnesty International's programs in Nigeria
Youth for Technology- Aims to educate girls in technology
African Community Health Initiative- (ACHI) Provider of local health services to small southern Nigeria villages
Peace Corps Worldwide- Successor site for Peace Corps Writers
Peace Corps Worldwide / Nigeria- Focus on Nigerian RPCV writers
Peace Corps Writers by Country- Bibliography of Peace Corps Writers
This website has a number of links to Nigerian/African information sources. We do not update these links frequently, other than to check that they still link to real sites.
Provision of links is no longer so important, as all this information comes back quickly with a Google search. But they may guide FON members on what to look for. Please let us know of other sites that should be listed here.