Member profile

Organization

Child and Youth Protection Foundation

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Africa

Organisation Description

Child and Youth Protection Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that was established in June 2008, by a concerned citizen of Nigeria. The visionary who had a passion for the proper development of children and youth, is being mandated by God to build the Nation by positively affecting the environment and attitude of the children and youth. Child and Youth Protection Foundation is recognized as a movement that is working with government, churches, schools, communities and individual to achieve its vision.

Child and youth protection foundation is registered with the Cooperate affairs commission of Nigeria and also recognised by the social development secretariat of the FCT. CYPF have a seven membered board of trustee which is chaired by Mr. Wale Fakoya and the secretary is the National coordinator in person of Mr. Kolawole Olatosimi. The office is run by an handful of staff and some volunteers in the Abuja office and in Lagos and Ogun by volunteers. Our partners include the following organisation; Global fund for children (GFC), Hopeaid organisation, Plan international Nigeria, Trauma awareness and resilience initiative, UNODC, National population commission, FCT Social development secretariat.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Sector

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Education

Network