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CAFSO-WRAG for Development

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health

CAFSO-WRAG is a humanitarian, not for profit, and non-governmental organization established in 1994 in Ibadan, Nigeria. Its main task is to challenge the structures and institutions that perpetuate poverty, hunger and preventable diseases, and campaign for the fulfilment of all socio-economic and human rights for sustainable human and ecological development. Our target group cuts across migrants, Diasporas, children in especially difficult circumstances, youths for self-fulfilment, women gender with special interest in political and economic empowerment for the betterment of the society. In operational terms, our main activities focus on:
*Research * Peace Education * Community Development *Poverty Alleviation * Migration * Refugee Relief and Empowerment Programme * Gender Rights * Climate Change *SDGs
A society free of injustice, human rights abuse, poverty, hunger and preventable diseases for a sustainable human and environmental development.
To campaign for the fulfilment of rights, ecological protection and human development in all ramifications

People Associated With This Organization

Tola Winjobi

CAFSO-WRAG for Development
Joined April 2016
Interests: Access to Information, Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health
Dr David Tola Winjobi is a human rights activist, a seasoned trainer of trainers, a gender analyst, a community development consultant, an in-depth researcher, and conflict manager. He possesses the following qualifications: B.A. Ed. English (1986); M.Ed Pyschology (1989); M.A. Peace and Conflict Studies (2006), and PhD Psychology (2000).

He has over 20 years successful senior management work experience as Development Officer of Amnesty International Nigeria training members across Nigeria; as Coordinator of Research and Programmes on democracy and human rights; as Policy Advocacy Officer of CAFOD; as National Coordinator of GCAP/MDGs Nigeria, and as Convener of Campaign2015+ etc.

Dr Tola Winjobi is a powerful speaker who has made presentations through workshops and seminars on Millennium Development Goals in some countries including Ghana, Uganda, Kenya and Nigeria, UK and US. He was the only Nigerian invited by the UN General Assembly in New York in June 2010 as a speaker on MDGs situation in Africa while in December also he was invited by the UN Human Rights Commission in Geneva to present a paper on Minority Rights Issue. Since then, he is a frequent invitee-speaker by the United Nations. He has taken active role in post-2015 development agenda where he takes the lead in presentations both in Nigeria in particular and in Africa as a whole.

Among the publications to his credit are Essentials of Amnesty International (2002); MDGs Implementation in Nigeria (2008); Manual on Democracy and Good Governance in Nigeria (2004); HIV/AIDS Handbook for Africa (2006); Advocacy Handbook for CSOs (2011); Nigeria Shadow Report on the Paris Declaration Monitoring and Evaluation (2011); A Position paper on Gender-Based Violence (2013), and A Compendium of deliberations on post-2015 development agenda (2015).

Dr Winjobi is a Fellow, Human Rights Learning Alliances, Fundar Center of Analysis, Mexico; and Fellow, Centre on Democracy Development and the Rule of Law, California, USA. He is also the African Regional Rep., CSOs Partnership for Development Effectiveness – Migrants/Diaspora Group (CPDE) and the Southwest Coordinator, Freedom of Information Act Network, Nigeria. He is the Convener, Campaign2015+ an international organization campaigning towards achieving MDGs by2015 and challenging government to look beyond 2015 and give the lives of people a meaning.

[email protected] [email protected]
+2348030618326, +2348082008222, +2348036429282
Tola Winjobi is the network champion (main point of contact) for CAFSO-WRAG for Development.

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