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UK aid from the British people

Country FlagNigeria

Results reported between 2011/12 - 2015/16

Wealth Creation

  • Number of people with access to financial services as a result of DFID support14,660,000

Poverty, Vulnerability, Nutrition and Hunger

  • Number of people benefiting from DFID-supported cash transfer programmes90,000
  • Number of children under five and pregnant women reached through DFID's nutrition-relevant programmes6,490,000


  • Number of children supported by DFID in primary and lower secondary education450,000

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

  • Number of unique people reached with one or more water, sanitation or hygiene promotion intervention5,130,000
  • Number of people with sustainable access to clean drinking water sources through DFID support840,000
  • Number of people with sustainable access to an improved sanitation facility through DFID support2,950,000
  • Number of people with access to improved hygiene through DFID support to hygiene promotion5,130,000

Humanitarian and Emergency

  • Number of people reached with emergency food assistance through DFID support4,000

Governance and Security

  • Number of people who vote in elections supported by DFID40,000,000
  • Number of people supported to have choice and control over their own development and to hold decision makers to account1,030,000


  • Number of insecticide treated bed-nets distributed with DFID support9,790,000
  • Number of births delivered with the help of nurses, midwives or doctors through DFID support780,000
  • Number of additional women using modern methods of family planning through DFID support10,000