Projects

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ONGOING PROJECT

COVID-19 PANDEMIC ASSESSMENT WITH ADOLESCENTS AND YOUNG PEOPLE (AYP)IN NIGERIA Project Titled: Young People and COVID-19 in Nigeria: Lockdown Experience and Impact on Education, Access to Health Services and Safety. 

The objective among others includes:

1. To debunk myths and misperceptions about the coronavirus and COVID-19 disease

2. To disaggregate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on male and female AYP’s

continuing education and access to SRHR information and services

3. To gather insights on the lockdown experiences of AYP living in Nigeria through an online

survey and video interviews

4. To provide actionable recommendations to influence policy and programmatic actions to

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The project is being implemented in collaboration with Strong Enough Girls’ Empowerment Initiative (SEGEI) as the Project Lead with support from UNESCO.

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ONGOING PROJECT

Project Title: COUNT DISABILITY COALITION

The objective among others includes:

1. To strengthen the capacity of persons with

disabilities and duty bearers to understand, collect, analyze and report disability data using the Washington Group Questions.

2. To advocate and engage with policy makers

to commit to the collection, availability and use of disability data for decision making.


This project will also seek to conduct Progress Assessment of Nigeria’s Progress towards fulfilling her GDS Commitment on Data and develop white paper on disability data

The project is being implemented in collaboration with Disability Right Advocacy Centre, Mimi-Jean Foundation and JONAPWD Anambra state with support from Disability Right Fund (DRF).

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ONGOING PROJECT

Project Title: DINABI iCON OF THE MONTH SERIES

The objective among others includes:

1. Identifying and recognizing some individuals who have had positive impacts on the life of persons with disability.

2. Encouraging such individuals to do more for the disability community.

3. Encouraging other people in the society to emulate such icons.

4. Rewarding and celebrating hard work and selflessness.

5. Promoting inclusion and disability issues.

6. Raising awareness on disability rights.

Several great men and women both with disabilities and without disabilities have had great impacts on persons with disabilities over the years. Some are great Academicians, politicians, Journalists, Medical Personnel, Legal Experts, Social Workers, Rights Activists, Public and Civil Servants etc There is therefore the need to identify, recognize and appreciate such individuals in our society in order to encourage them to do more.

The project is a self sponsored project.

Other Projects

  • Strenghtening the Socio-Economic Capacity of Youths with Disabilities in Kwara state: Mentoring & Life Enhancement Programme for Youths with Disabilities in Kwara state. The project was organized in conjunction with the Kwara state government.

  • Enhancing the capacity of persons with disabilities in Nigeria on Disability Right Advocacy. The project was titled: National Disability Act and the imperatives of securing Equality and Dignity for PWDs. The project was implemented in collaboration with Disability Law Advocacy Project (DLAP) of University of Ilorin with support from OSIWA.

  • Promotion of Citizens Participation and Inclusion in the Budget Process in the Southwest Nigeria. This project was done in partnership with Partnership to Engage, Learn and Reform (DFID-PERL) with other CSOs in Southwest Nigeri