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Fadila Garba Saley

Fadila Garba Saley

YEP period 2022 - 2023, batch 27

Young Expert at IRC - Niger

YEP Role

With regard to the project, my role as Young Expert is:

  • Work with the IRC Niger team to maintain partnerships with the intervention communes and the national level to ensure sustainable WASH services to every individual in every household and in every institution by 2030
  • Support the team in implementing a plan on how best to address WASH at different levels; from village to district national level and the baseline and provide feedback on the adequacy of the implementation in a fragile context
  • Contribute to data collection, cleaning and analysis, report writing. This includes the following specific tasks:
    • Assist the country Director in identifying partnerships
    • Ensure information sharing with national partners as requested by the Country director
    • Participate in drafting of reports of donors
    • Assist in the production of training materials
    • Monitor the work of the SMEAs by producing reports
    • Support the district focus expert in supporting the district to achieve universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene


  • Business Management: Marketing, communication and media, management
  • Market study, international trade, finance, Strategies and rights
  • Bilingual: French and English
  • Local language: Hausa, Zarma, Sonrai¬†¬†

Computer skills:

  • Microsoft Office package
  • DTP Suite Adobe
  • Github
  • Kobbo collect
  • salesforces¬†


  • Nationality: Nigerien
  • Education:
    • 2021: Master in Business Administration (MBA) Marketing and Management, Pole Paris Alternance
    • 2018: Master in Literature and Foreign Languages, Dr Moulaye Tahar University, Algeria-Oran
    • 2015: Bachelor in Letters and Foreign Languages, Dr Moulaye Tahar University, Algeria-Oran

Experience before YEP

  • From March 2019 to March 2020: Project manager assistant at NGO REJEA (Network of Journalist for Water, Hygiene, and Sanitation) Niamey-Niger
  • From January to May 2022: Internship Communication and Journalism at RADIO AND TELEVISION DOUNIA (RTD) Niamey-Niger
  • From June to August 2022: Internship Banking at Nigerien Banking Company (SONIBANK) Niamey-Niger
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Organisation: IRC
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