COVID-19 Hardship Fund Helps Freelancers Cover Everyday Expenses
from International Journalists' Network
COVID-19 has made life difficult for freelance journalists around the world. As a result of the pandemic’s effects on the global economy, many news organizations have either suspended or limited the freelance work they commission. Valentine Iwenwanne, a Nigerian freelance journalist based in Lagos, had just returned from a long reporting trip in southern Nigeria when the government announced a lockdown on March 30 to curtail the spread of COVID-19.
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