WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....
Pro-Natura International Nigeria, a NGO, works to achieve long-lasting solutions for community development within the Niger Delta. By establishing trusted and transparent Community Foundations, PNI helps communities to lead their own development process. By building institutions, capacity, trust and confidence within the community, PNI is redefining community-led development in the Niger Delta through the Community Development Foundation Initiative. ... [according to site editor's information]
The SDCE is a NGO in Port Harcourt committed to educate, inform, motivate and inspire individuals and society to positive inspiration and aspirations, dispel human ignorance, ensure collective and global happiness for the betterment of mankind; contributing to the social and economic well-being and development of families and communities and supporting the execution of millennium development goals in the Niger Delta Region. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Women in Progress is a NGO founded by two US-women that works to achieve economic independence of women and alleviate poverty at a grassroots level in Ghana through the sustainable growth of small women-owned businesses. Women in Progress believes that the best way to improve the standard of living for those living in poverty is by introducing innovative solutions to expand women-owned businesses in order to generate new jobs and increase income levels.
Women in Progress has links to Global Mamas a fair trade project supported by Women in Progress that empowers women in Africa. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WOFAN is a NGO in Kano (Nigeria) that provides a range of services to rural communities to alleviate poverty and promote economic, social and political empowerment, especially among women and youths that constitute the target beneficiaries of WOFAN. The purpose of WOFAN is "to promote sustainable improvements in the quality of life of rural populace as well as assist them address issues that affect them for their own development." ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
RAEIN-Africa is a Southern African network organisation that promotes participatory development of appropriate science and technology and S&T policies for sustainable management of the environment and agricultural production systems. It does so by facilitating creation of partnerships between government, civil society, and end user groups, supporting need driven development oriented research and all inclusive policy development processes. RAEIN-Africa creates a conducive and enabling platform to allow nurturing of systems of innovation in the development of technologies and policies that endeavour to reduce poverty of the marginalized communities, taking cognizance of the fact that these communities’ livelihoods mostly depend on harnessing natural resources. ... [according to site editor's information]
ABANTU is an African and gender-oriented NGO which supports and build the capacity of local women focused organizations and NGOs to engage actively and influence policy-making processes from a gender perspective. Under its gender and poverty programme, ABANTU identifies that the root cause of women's poverty is patriarchy, to address this ABANTU works with communities to challenge patriarchy and empower women to participate in decision making at home and community level. Currently ABANTU is working with ActionAid Nigeria in four communities in Kaduna State to challenge patriarchy and alleviate women's poverty through providing joint community project for the women's groups and increasing their participation in decision- making and policy influencing. ... [according to site editor's information]
Project Alert is a non-governmental women's rights organisation set up to promote and protect the rights of women and young girls. The headquaters of Project Alert is in Lagos while Abuja has a branch office. Project Alert seeks to influence society by actively advocating for zero tolerance for all forms of violence against women and young girls. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ActionAid Nigeria is an Associate of the international anti-poverty agency ActionAid International. The ActionAid Nigeria programme commenced programmatic operations in 2000 and focuses on
* Sexual Health and Rights (HIV/AIDS);
* Human Security in Conflict and Emergencies and
* Integrated Partnerships Against Poverty.
Cross-cutting themes are
* Good Governance and
* Gender & Women's Rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The Nigeria Network of NGOs (NNNGO) is the first generic membership body for civil society organizations in Nigeria that facilitates effective advocacy on issues of poverty and other developmental issues. Established in 1992, NNNGO represents over 800 organizations ranging from small groups working at the local level, to larger networks working at the national level. ... [according to site editor's information]