SMILE is strengthening organizational and technical capacity of CSO partners to deliver quality evidence based and sustainable services to children and their households. Following a competitive bidding process in response to the SMILE RFA, 23 civil society organizations (CSOs) in Benue, Nasarawa, Edo, Kogi and the FCT were selected. Contract agreements with the CSOs have been signed and beneficiary targets assigned.
The program will empower CSO’s in the following core areas:
- Advocacy, communication and community mobilization (ACCM): To support CSOs in community-mobilization efforts and CCC development in targeted LGAs.
- Monitoring & Evaluation (MEG): To build the capacity of local CSOs in OVC M&E and data quality assurance.
- Support services (SSC): To build specialized skills in CSOs or firms in auditing/USG compliance, logistics, and GIS services. Trained 23 CSOs in the following themes: proposal development; integrated services; improvement science; OVC programming standards; SILC methodology; HES; Introduction to Nutrition; IYCF; child protection; USAID Award Management; Finance & Grant Management; Report Writing and Monitoring & Evaluation.
CSO’s will in turn engage in the following:
- Employ their organizational systems and technical capacity to provide effective care to OVC and households.
- Provide appropriate HES services informed by market information.
- Provide quality nutrition and food security services to OVC and their households.
The following CSO’s were selected after various stages of technical screening, see table below:
Project Activities (across board):
Strategic Objective 1: To collaborate with Local Government Councils and Project Communities in the States to provide and coordinate sustainable and qualitative gender-sensitive care and support services for VC households.
Strategic Objective 2: To promote access of at least 3,500 VC in Okene LGA to sustainable quality, comprehensive and essential support services including Psychosocial, child Protection, Educational, Health, Shelter and Care services based on needs.
Strategic Objective 3: To increase the access of 875 Vulnerable Household and their Caregiver to appropriate Household Economic and Nutrition Services.
Vulnerable Children: 4000
The successful CSOs are as follows:
|Name of Organization (CSO)
History of CSO
|LGAs and Communities Assigned to each CSO
|Catholic Action Committee on HIV/AIDS (CACA) Archdiocese of Abuja
|Est in 1999 for the eradication of HIV infections, providing care&support to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS
|Bwari Area Council.Igu, Sabongari, Ushafa, Garba
|Society for Community Development (SCD)
|SCD is a National non-governmental organization founded in 1995 and currently working in over 50 communities in Nigeria with support from development partners. Provision of care and support packages for FCT VC and care givers including those directly affected by HIV/AIDS
|AMAC– Karmo, Idu, Tasha, Gwagwa, Bassan Jiwa and Jiwa
|Elohim Foundation is a registered Non-Governmental Organisation founded on the 13th of September, 2001 in Abuja as The Carpenter’s Foundation to address family focused developmental challenges in human societies. It got registered by Cooperate Affairs Commission (CAC) on the 29th of April, 2002. In October, 2010 following a strategic review of her structure and programmes she was re-registered as Elohim Foundation by CAC, Abuja.
|Gwagwalada – Tungan Maji, Zuba
|The Justice Development and Peace Commission is a faith based and Non-Profit Organization of the Catholic Church, established as the social organ to promote the social teachings of the Catholic Church. The Justice, Development and Peace Commission of Abuja Archdiocese (JDPC Abuja) was established in 1994.JDPC Abuja’s strategic priorities are geared towards the protection of human rights and the promotion of justice and equity as catalysts for peace and integral human development. Our key thematic areas are drawn from these strategic priorities. Our thematic areas of implementation are: Human Rights Protection, Prison Welfare Services, Human Development, Democracy Monitoring, Civic Education, Community Development, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution/Caritas, Environmental Protection and Agricultural Development.
|AMAC- Nyanya, Jikwoi, Karshi
|Global Hope for Women & Children (GLOHWOC)
|Global Hope for Women and Children Foundation (GLOHWOC) is a Non-Governmental, Non-Partisan and Not-for-Profit Making Organization dedicated to improving the lives of women, children and other vulnerable people by providing prevention, care and support services at the grassroots levels. GLOHWOC commenced operation in Kaduna in 2004 and currently serves 5 other States (Kogi, Osun, Ondo, Ogun and Lagos) in Nigeria.
|Okene LGA– Check point, Onyobankere, Upogoro-eba, Upogoro-uvete, Osiva/Idibo and Eyika-Oku
|El-Sophi Community & Child Care Initiative (ECCCI)
|El-Sophi Community & Child Care Initiative (ELSOPHI) is an independent organ. of El-Elohe Ministry Worldwide Inc. It is independently registered with the Kogi State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development as an NGO working to empower the vulnerable and marginalized especially women, girl, children and youth to face the challenges of illiteracy, ill-health, hunger, and general poverty. ELSOPHI commenced programmatic operations in 2008 with educational support to 100 orphans in selected communities in Kogi east.
|Dekina LGA– Araba-Salisu, Biraide, Ajonigbelegwu, Emewe-Opada, Abotho, Ajonoja, Ajekalaga
|Lift Up Care Foundation (LUCAF)
|LIFT UP CARE FOUNDATION (LUCAF) is a non –governmental, non-profit making, non-religious and non-political organization established in 2006 with aim of ensuring societal development in the area of Health, Education, Vocational training, Economic Empowerment with focus on children, women and other vulnerable groups. LUCAF got registered with CAC in 2006 with registration number 20591 with office in Lokoja, Kogi State and FCT- Abuja.
|Ankpa LGA– Ankpa, Emere, Enabo, Ikanekpo, Abache, Amoke
|Idah Diocesan Action Committee on AIDS (DACA)
|The Idah Diocesan Action Committee on AIDS (DACA) is a faith Based Organization (FBO) established by the Catholic Diocese of Idah in 1996 to carry out her intervention in HIV/AIDS program.
|Olamaboro LGA– Imane, Okpo, Unabe , Unobe and Oname/Inele Ugoh
|We are involved in peace building, conflict management, care and support for orphans and vulnerable children, prison apostolate, climate change and environmental conservation. Girl child and women rights protection.
|Igalamela/Odolu- Ajaka, Odolu
|Kindling Hope Across Nations Initiative (KHAN)
|Formerly Kan Development Foundation, Kindling Hope Across Nations Initiative (KHAN) is a non-government organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) with registration number CAC/IT/663186. It was started in 2008 with a vision of “a world where everyone is empowered above poverty”. This we intend to achieve by working together with communities and state and non-state actors to provide or increase access to health care, education, child protection and economic empowerment. Our core target groups are women, youths and children. KHAN’s core values are Collaboration, Professionalism, Respect, Accountability, Integrity, Simplicity and Empathy (C-PRAISE).
|Kabba Bunu- Aiyeteju, Kajola, Okedayo/Out, Okebukun, Olle
|Centre for Better Health & Community Development (BHECOD)
|Centre for Better Health & Community Development was established in December 2007 and registered with the CAC by June 2008. It has four operational offices in Ekiti, Taraba, Ondo and Kogi States. BHECOD’s vision statement is to see African communities with opportunity for increased access to sustainable development targeting the vulnerable populations. BHECOD’s mission statement to improve health and community development through mobilization, service delivery, trainings and research.
|Bassa- Oguma, Shintaku
|Environmental Development and Family Health Organization (EDFHO)
|Environmental Development and Family Health organization(EDFHO) was established to promote social-economic development of the less privilege through an improve poverty alleviation programme in Nigeria by providing its target groups ( women, children, youths and artisans ) with capacity to protect the environment, provide effective health services and economic empowerment for sustainable development. In order to achieve this, EDFHO adopted poverty reduction integrated programming which includes: Reproductive health, HIV / AIDS and Maternal health; Environment, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene promotion; Micro-credit for cooperative Agriculture and Enterprises development scheme for youths and women empowerment; and Capacity building, mentorship and consultancy services. (EDFHO) was established in Ekiti state in year 1998 and registered as a non- profit, non- government organization in year 2004 with corporate Affairs commission.
|Yagba East- Isanlu
|Department of Health Service Providers (DHSP) Catholic Archdiocese of Benin
|Catholic Archdiocese of Benin, DHSP is a Faith Based Non-profit Organization with focus on HIV Prevention, Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AIDS, Care and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children, Malaria and TB Prevention.
|Ikpoba-Okha- Oka 1, Oka2, Oka3, Oka4, Ugbekun
|Teens & Youth Empowerment & Capacity Enhancement
|Teens and Youth Empowerment and Capacity Enhancement (TYECE) is a non-governmental and not for profit organization established to empower men and women to become productive and responsible members of their communities and the nation at large. TYECE was established in 1997 as a direct spiritual and moral response to observe societal neglect of key members of the society.
|Etsako West- Afashio, Apana, Ayogwiri, Ikabigbo, Irekpai, Ugbenor, Afowa, Ayua, Iyora
|Girls Power Initiative (GPI)
|Girls’ Power Initiative (GPI) was founded in 1993 to intervene in the socialization of girls for the realization of a society where women are visible and valued actors. GPI commenced activities in July 1994 in Cross River and Edo States and expanded to Akwa Ibom and Delta States in 2002. Since inception, GPI has been committed to its mission of empowering girls for a better future but has since found that her vision cannot be achieved in isolation of the realities in the States where she works hence GPI also focuses on: policy advocacy to assure progressive policies support her work; social and community interventions to ensure that changes occur at those levels to support healthy outcomes for children and girls. GPI interventions to address the issue of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) has been in pursuit of the latter.
|Oredo- Amagba, Ebo, Ugbor, Utagban, Evbuodia, Uholor, Umegbe
|Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) Catholic Diocese of Uromi
|Uromi Justice, Development Peace and Caritas Initiatives, Uromi Diocese, is a social arm of the church concerned with promoting justice and peace, encouraging meaningful development, providing succor for the less-privileged thereby upholding the liberating Gospel of Jesus Christ.Uromi JDPCI, Uromi Diocese does this by identifying and addressing the social ills of our time concretely in line with the life and teaching of Christ.
The Commission’s activities cover the geographical area of the Catholic Diocese of Uromi which comprises 30 Parishes and Mass Centers in all of the 5 Local Government Areas of Edo Central Senatorial District in Edo State.
Uromi JDPCI, Uromi Diocese which is part of a national network of the JDPC in 53 Catholic Dioceses in Nigeria was established in the year 2006. It is co-ordinated nationally by the Catholic Secretariat based in Abuja, Nigeria. The co-ordination is further broken down to Provincial, Diocesan and Parish levels.
|Esan North East- Egbele, Eror, Ivue, Obeidu, Ebhoiyi, Obiyon, Onewa, Ukoni
|Imade Foundation is a Non-Governmental/Non Profit Organisation founded in 2002 and officially registered in 2003 with Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and in 2012 with Corporate Affairs Commission. The organisation is dedicated to the promotion of HIV/AIDS prevention techniques, which will help to reduce the prevalence and incidence of the disease. We are also committed to the development of the community.
|Orhionmwon- Abudu, Evbarhue, Evboesi, Igbanke, Ogan, Ugo
|Willi Johnson Foundation
|Willi Johnson Foundation was founded with a sole mission to Empowering rural Women, Youths and Children by providing access to micro credits, information and services on Reproductive Health rights and access to skill acquisition. Since inception in 2006 the organization has implemented projects in HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support for OVC as a key thematic area of service delivery. WJF was registered with Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs in 2006 and thereafter registered with Corporate Affairs Commission in 2007. She has implemented EU-MPP6 projects, Sub-grants Global fund projects to assist the poorest poor and OVC in particular.
|Owan East- Afuze, Ihievbe, Ohanmi
|The JDPC Catholic Diocese of Auchi, was established in 2003 upon the canonical erection of the Diocese which was created from the archdiocese of Benin City. Its secretariat is located in Abuja. JDPC Auchi’s mission is to promote sustainable human development through research, collaboration and empowerment without any form of discrimination and the vision is for a Nigeria society where Justice, Equity and Rights for sustainable development are fully enshrined.
|Akoko-Edo- Dagbala, Enwan, Igarra
|Partnership for Survival (PFS)
|Partnership For Survival was registered in 2006 with the Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Benin City with the purpose of combating the scourge of HIV/AIDS, provide impact mitigation services to the infected and affected, fight for the rights of the under-privileged especially orphans, children and women and to fight poverty. Our main thematic areas include OVC services, palliative care, HIV prevention programmes, and HCT.
|Esan South-East- Okhuesan, Ubiaja, Ugboha
|Women Children Health and Community Development(WOCHAD)
|WOCHAD is a non-for-profit making non-governmental organization that is registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Abuja, Benue and Ebonyi State Ministries of Women Affairs and Social Development. The organization has partnered with NECAIN, PACT Nigeria, HOPE World Wide Nigeria and ENCAP with support from USAID to provide comprehensive care and support to Vulnerable Children and Households and HIV/AID Prevention in Benue and Ebonyi State.WOCHAD started serving Vulnerable Children and Households in Guma, Gwer and Makurdi LGAs in Benue State in 2009 after a Community Infant and Young Child Feeding Programme which brought to fore the need for immediate response to vulnerable children and their households in the LGAs
|Gboko- Mbaanku, Mbadam, Mbadim, Mbakwen, Mbaverakaa, Mbaatom, Mbaaye, Mbaikyor
|EFA-Eying Foundation for Family Health(EFFH) Vandeikya
|Efa-Eying was formed in 2002 and registered with the Cross River State Government as Integrated Development Initiative and due to her registration with CAC, Her named was changed to Efa-Eying Foundation for family Health in 2012.The organization have over the years partnered with key development partners such as GHAIN, ENHANSE, SNR (ENR), HOPE Worldwide on ACCORD Project, USAID MARKETS in her livelihood project and currently with IPGH on the SIDHAS project on result based and evidence informed programming in cross cutting areas of HIV prevention, care and support of OVC which is a core area of strength of the organization. Having partnered with several stakeholders, Efa foundation have competencies in M&E, project proposal development, implementation, Reporting, Financial management in line with USAID standards.
|Vandeikya- Mbayongho, Central, High Level, Mbaachi, Mbaagir, Mbaiam, Mbakessa, Mpapusu, Mbapuusu, New Market, Tyakpo, Ukyaagu, Mbaikyo, Mbakunde, Mbapin
|Kejie Health Foundation (KHF)
|Kejie Health Foundation (KHF) is a non – profit, non partisan, non religion, non ethnic, non – governmental organization (NGO).It is a registered NGO. It is committed to mitigating the impact of HIV in rural communities by providing care and support services for vulnerable children and caregivers, PLWHA, HIV/AIDS prevention intervention, etc.
Kejie Health Foundation has registered with the Local Government, Ministry of Women Affairs, and Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC).
|Kwande- Apetiev, Apie-Ya/Norgba, Kohov, Mbabier, Mbagber, Mbakobor, Mbakyaa, Mbator, Mbatwer, Yaasa, Mbakunu, Mbayoor, Township
|Association for Grassroot Counsellors on Health and Development
|Katsina Ala- Akata, Angwa-Rogo, Gbor-Uyar, Igyingu-Abua, Kura-Tiev, Mbamo, Shitile, Tongov, Angwa-Rogo II, Tongov II
|Jireh Doo Foundation (JDF)
|Jireh Doo Foundation envisions a better life for the under privileged in the society. Working in OVC, HIV/AIDS and Health and Gender and Single Parents thematic areas, the organization was established in 2003 and gained her corporate identity by registering with the CAC in 2008. Since inception, the organization has continued to extend its tentacles to reach out to the unreached in remote communities and through hard work and commitment to the achievement of its vision has grown amidst numerous challenges to become a reputable Non-Governmental Organization to reckon with. Now working in 13 LGAs of Benue State, JDF has enjoyed philanthropic support from individuals, local organizations and the government over the years past. Her first grant was in 2008 when the organization secured a one-year renewable grant from Colombia University- International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP).
|Gboko- Adekaa, Akaajime, Gbar Mkar, Jor Fada, Kontien, Mkar, Ameladu, Anyamkor
|Integrated Health Program Catholic Diocese of Makurdi
|Makurdi- Mbaadegba, Mbaadem, Mbaangera, Mbabun, Nyiev, Ugondo
|Justice Development and Peace Commission(JDPC) Catholic Diocese of Otukpo
|The Justice, Development, Peace and Caritas commission is a faith based organization. It was established in 1997 by the Catholic Bishop of the catholic diocese of Otukpo.Inspired by the teaching of Jesus Christ, the commission work assiduously with other stakeholders to advocate and champion for social systems and structures that will foster the reign of justice, love and peace where the dignity and rights of the human person are upheld, option for the poor a priority and ideals of self-reliance and transparency are promoted for accelerated integral development of the human person.
The Commission works in the following thematic areas: Peace Building and conflict transformation, Human Right, Good Governance, Rural Agriculture and Economic Strengthening and water and sanitation
The Commission is headed by a Coordinator that is duly appointed by the Diocesan Bishop. The Coordinator reports to the Board of Directors whose members are appointed by the bishop.
|Otukpo- Adankari, Adim, Akpegede, Akwapa, Akwete, Allan, Ejor, Igbeji, Ogyoma, Omebe, Otobi, Otobi-Otukpo, Asa 2, Asa 3, Ojantele, Olena
|Anglican Diocesan Development Society (ADDS)
|Anglican Diocesan Development Society is a faith based Non-Governmental Organization poised at improving and transforming the spiritual, physical and socio-economic wellbeing of the urban and rural people in Benue State and beyond. In the quest to accomplish this, ADDS strategically operates in the areas of Malaria, HIV/AIDS, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Education, Micro Credit Scheme, Family Planning, and general community health education on prevailing community ailments such as Diabetes, Hypertension, Cancer, Lassa fever, Hepatitis, Pre and post-partum care amongst others.ADDS was established in 1992 under the leadership of Rt Revd. (Dr) N.N Inyom, the Bishop, Anglican Diocese of Makurdi, and registered with the Benue State Women Commission in 1996, Now Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and subsequently was registered with Corporate Affairs Commission Abuja with registration No. RC37994 in 2010.
|Makurdi- Achusa, Adeke, Agbough, Apir, Dagba, Fiidi, Kanshio, Tse-orkaa, Tyomu, Yaikyo
|Otabo Caregivers Otukpo
|To create an enabling environment where orphans and vulnerable children and people living with HIV/AIDS will access gender and comprehensive health care, educational support, nutrition, HIV/AIDS prevention and other services through collaboration and partnerships. Otabo caregivers/support for orphans is a non-profit, non-Governmental, non-political and non-religious organization established in 2003 with a current staff strength of 13 staffs, 7 management board members and project management team and 68 volunteers currently working in LGAs in Benue State; Otukpo, Oju, Ohimini, Agatu, Apa, Ado, Vandekiya where it carries out her project.
|Otukpo- Adoka Ehaje, Adoka Icho, Entekpa, Ugboju Ehaje, Ugboju Icho, Ugboju Otahe, Iwili, Ogodumu, Ogoli, Opa
|Advocates for community vision and development (ACOVID)
|Advocates for Community Vision and Development (ACOVID) a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is legally registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC); Federal Republic of Nigeria, with registration No CAC/IT/No/52440, recognized by Benue state Ministry of Women Affairs and a functional member of the BENGONET and Civil Society Coaliation on HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (CISHAN) Benue State Chapter. Registered with Benue State Ministry of Women Affairs in 2008 (6 years ago) as COMDEV Consults with a vision of stering the common interest of the vulnerable rural population in Nigeria and bridging the gap between poverty and access to knowledge, skills and basic human right services.
|Okpokwu– Ojapo, Okpoga, Ugbokolo
|Emmanuel Teryila Memorial Liberty Foundation
|Emmanuel Teryila Memorial Liberty Foundation is a Non-Governmental, Non-profit, Non religious, Non-Political organisation, we are a children / Youth and Women focused organization. We are an NGO with corporate identity and an incorporated Board of Trustees, registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) in 2007. Our registration with the National Planning Commission is in process; however we have registered with National Council of Child Rights Advocates of Nigeria (NACCRAN), Federal and State Ministries of Women Affairs and Social Development.The organization is well structured to ensure proper governance and accountability, with the Board of Trustees at the apex decision making strata.
|Gwer East- Aliade-Mbalav, Mbaakange, Onmbakor
|CARITAS -Justice Development and Peace Commission, Gboko
|Justice Development and Peace Commission, Katsina Ala
|Pearls Care Initiative (PCI)
|Pearls Care Initiative (PCI) is a non-governmental organization established to bring hope and smiles to vulnerable members of the society especially women and children. We have two offices, one in Makurdi and the other in Agatu LGAs of Benue State, and well furnished with a good working environment and systems.PCI was founded in Benue State of Nigeria in June 2006 and is registered with the State Ministry of Women Affairs and the Corporate Affairs Commission in 2010 with registration number CAC/IT/N0 41324, DUNS Number 850519925.
|Initiative for Social Change in Africa (VOFCA)
|Initiative For Social Change in Africa (VOFCA) was formed in 2006. VOFCA is a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Oju Local Government Area of Benue State and Abakaliki, Ebonyi State. VOFCA is registered with Oju Local Government area of Benue State and Ebonyi States Ministry of Women Affairs and Corporate Affairs Commission with registration number CAC/IT/No. 37885. VOFCA is committed to mitigating the impact of HIV in rural communities in line with its core mandate of providing comprehensive services aimed at addressing current challenges confronting orphans and vulnerable children and their households.
|Community Based Care and Support Program, Catholic Diocese of Lafia
|The Catholic Diocese of Lafia Community Based Care and Support Programme (CBCSP) is a social development arm of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia with its head Office in OLA Hospital premises Akwanga. It was established in October 2002 following the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria’s directive for dioceses to implement the approved Nigeria Catholic HIV/AIDS Policy; with the aim is to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS in our communities and improve the standard of living of the vulnerable groups in the society.In association with its community volunteers, the CBCSP has since its inception in 2003 carried out activities in 11 LGAs of Nasarawa State. This has resulted in the improving lives over 629 PLHIV and 2940 VC. The CBCSP has implemented three projects for the care and support of Vulnerable Children.
|First Step Action for Children Initiative
|FIRST is a child focused NGO that has implemented a variety of innovative projects in Nasarawa and Benue States, both directly, and through local partners to address issues of HIV prevention, impact mitigation for women children and young people. FIRST mission is to promote, and implement, in partnership with other organizations, developmental,HIV/AIDS and sexual and reproductive health programs to reduce disease burdens in Nigeria.
First Step Action for Children was founded in Benue State of Nigeria in 1998 as a community based organization called First Step Foundation Association (FSFA). The organization worked on several projects within the state expanding its scope across many Local Government Areas and in February 2002 it became registered with the state Ministry of Women Affairs as an NGO. The association was established with a keen desire to assist rural families to improve the quality of life of their children. Realizing that young children have very close ties with their mothers in Nigeria it became expedient to include women on the programs of the association. From the successes recorded the Board of the organization was encouraged to apply for registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Abuja. On December 19, 2008 the association was formerly registered by the Commission and had its name changed to the present First Step Action for Children.
|Hope Rising Foundation(Hope Rising for the Less Privileged and Vulnerable Foundation)
|Hope Rising Foundation is a Nongovernmental Organization that was Established in 2005 Registered with Ministry of Corporative and Community Development. In Nasarawa state to carryout developmental Programme in Nasarawa sate. Due to Growth and Expansion in its Activities the organization applied for Registration with corporate affairs commission to become an entity that will be reorganised to work in Nasarawa state and other Nigerian Communities, in 2011. Due to the registration process the Name was amended to Hope Rising for the Less Priveleged and Vulnerable Foundation. The organization work to ensure that the marginalized and the vulnerable groups in Urban and Rural communities of Nigeria gain access to basic necessity of Life such as Education Health care and improve standard of Leaving. The vision of this organization is a Society where Individuals and Groups attain a Good standard of Leaving Through capacity Building Information sharing and Service delivery.The organization is working in the following thematic area. HIV/AIDS Prevention care and support and Stigma and Discrimination Reduction.
|Centre for Women Youth and Community Action
|Adolescent Action Pact
|Hope Rising Foundation for the Less Privileged Lafia
|Hope Rising Foundation is a Nongovernmental Organization that was Established in 2005 Registered with Ministry of Corporative and Community Development. In Nasarawa state to carryout developmental Programme in Nasarawa state. Due to Growth and Expansion in its Activities the organization applied for Registration with corporate affairs commission to become an entity that will be reorganised to work in Nasarawa state and other Nigerian Communities, in 2011.
|Justice Development and Peace Commission, Lafia
|Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) was established on the 31st March, 2007, as the Human Development Arm of the Catholic Diocese of Lafia. JDPC Lafia Diocese coordinates development intervention programs in the following thematic areas; Emergency Response, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Good Governance, Community Justice System and support to Orphans and Vulnerable Children with the aim of improving the quality of life for all.
|Family Health Care Foundation,
|The primary purpose of FAHCI is to improve the health and socio economic well-being of the poor and vulnerable communities in Nigeria through participatory training, advocacy and quality service delivery.FAHCI since its inception in 2002 have had programs in the following 5 thematic areas to achieve its purpose:
1. Reproductive Health services / HIV and AIDS
2. Public Health services
3. Economic Empowerment
4. Organizational Development
5. Peace Building
Family Healthcare Foundation (FAHCI) is a voluntary, non- governmental, non-profit making organization that is committed to the total well-being of people, more especially women, children, youths and people living with and affected by HIV and AIDS and OVC in rural areas and amongst the urban poor. The membership of the organization is open to all people who have genuine interest to contribute to the development of communities particularly in the areas of health, community mobilization, economic and overall empowerment of the less-privileged and vulnerable groups in the society.
FAHCI was established in 2002 by an experienced Public Health Nurse who has over twenty years of community health work in various localities.