Nigeria's Street Children 'Almajiri' face a life of poverty and violence

Street children in Nigeria face risks of being recruited by terrorist organizations.  This program held by American University of Nigeria hopes to reduce children’s risks of recruitment.

Nigeria's Street Children 'Almajiri' face a life of poverty and violence

Nigeria's Street Children 'Almajiri' face a life of poverty and violence

Government figures show at least 10 million children in Nigeria’s north live on the streets. Some of them are sent away from home by their parents for studies at Koranic schools.