People in Benin face many challenges:
- Benin is one of many countries in Africa experiencing the devastating effects of climate change
- Benin’s economy is in still in a stage of development from a period of longterm weakness. It currently relies heavily on Nigeria for development.
Islamic Relief USA is working in Benin to provide education to adults to combat unemployment in the region. The education workshops focus on character and teacher development in conjunction with enhancing communication skills, teamwork, self-management, and community service. Upon graduation, the students will qualify for jobs that will serve the economic and social betterment of their communities.