Rural Community Action Network

Rural Community Action Network (RCAN) is a registered grassroots Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) in Nigeria which seeks to drive rural community development by creating a platform that will amplify rural voices!

We are advocating for:

  • Rural Solar Power.
  • Rural Information/Communication Technology Center, with the aim of helping especially young people gain digital literacy.
  • Robust School System ensuring resources, learning materials and a positive learning environment for students irrespective of gender or ethnicity.
  • Defending the Rural Ecosystem and promoting climate science education.
  • Extending humanitarian efforts to rural communities and advocating for the total well-being of rural communities in Nigeria.

Nigeria’s Neglected Rural Communities and Need for Intervention.

The term ‘rural community’ is very ambiguous, and as such it can be very cumbersome to define.  Though some obvious characteristics of rural communities are a lower population density, a lack of social amenities, and an absence of healthcare providers relative to their urban counterparts, the rural community can also be associated with all kinds […]