About Us

Hello. We are (COCODEV) Cohesive Communities Development Initiative

VISION

A just and peaceful society

GOAL

To bring about a world where all women, children and young people can flourish, and where their rights are upheld

VALUES

  • Equality
  • Non-discrimination
  • Human dignity
  • Voice
  • Respect
  • Keep children safe

MISSION

  • To promote the Protection, participation, Survival, and Development rights of all children (male and female) irrespective of gender, ethnicity and background.
  • To empower and equip the young people to become healthy, productive and engaged citizens. 
  • To support women through economic, educational and social programmes; creating opportunities while addressing inequality, gender stereotypes and harmful cultural practices.
  • Inter religious dialogue and global peace

STRATEGIES

  1. Mainstreaming Gender and Inclusion in all our projects
  2. Accelerated Learning Programme for Women
  3. Village Savings and Loan Associations for Women
  4. Skills Acquisition
  5. Policy Advocacy
  6. Development Database Management
  7. Institutional Development
  8. Information Dissemination
  9. Resource Mobilization
  10. Behavioral change communication

OUR TEAM

Dr Mrs Margaret Oshinowo

Dr Mrs Margaret Oshinowo

Chairperson-Board of Trustees
Mrs Helen Victor Akpan

Mrs Helen Victor Akpan

Secretary-Board of Trustees
Sir Emmanuel Uweh

Sir Emmanuel Uweh

Member-Board of Trustees
Dr Godwin Osung

Dr Godwin Osung

Founder
Mrs Weath Godwin Osung

Mrs Weath Godwin Osung

Executive Director
Miss Providence Harrison

Miss Providence Harrison

Administrative Officer
Mrs Abasifreke Akai

Mrs Abasifreke Akai

Programs Officer
Mrs Blessing Iyohakwa

Mrs Blessing Iyohakwa

Finance Officer
Mr Albert Ijik

Mr Albert Ijik

Research Development Officer
Mr Christopher Abasiama

Mr Christopher Abasiama

Graphics Design Officer

Doing the right thing,
at the right time.

15

CAUSES

23

VOLOUNTEERS

512

CHILDREN HELPED

598

WIDOWS WOMEN HELPED