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Samuel Ioron Foundation

The Samuel Ioron Foundation is based in Nigeria, and focused on creating awareness on issues of gender based violence, gender disparity and human rights using innovative arts and effective dialogue.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Education, Health, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights

The organization is focused on education, health, women rights, peace and human rights education using an interesting practical method that promotes civic participation and impact on intended beneficiaries.

We use illustrative stories depicting human rights and how it is violated, social issues on gender based violence and practical education.

This promotes participation amongst stakeholders in communities.

The organization was founded in 2012 as a community based organization and was formerly registered in accordance to law in 2017.

We have enrolled 32 out of school girls back to school, sensitize the rural dwellers on the consequences and legal implications of child marriage.

We have created online dialogue to educate girls and women on their rights and promoted peace through peace summit events in Benue community.

Our projects have physically reached over 18 communities in  2 states in Nigeria : Benue and Lagos.

We have a large network of volunteers who educate both online and offline women, children on their basic rights and increase educational access through fundraising strategies and sensitization programs.


People Associated With This Organization

Ngunan Ioron Aloho

Samuel Ioron Foundation
Joined February 2019
Interests: Education, Gender-based violence, Health, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Lagos, Nigeria

Ngunan has seven years of experience in the nonprofit sector, and earned a Bachelor of Laws from the Benue State University in Nigeria. While working as the executive secretary of Samuel Ioron Foundation, a nonprofit in Nigeria, she helped improve literacy rate and enrollment of girls living in rural communities in northern Nigeria. Previously, Ngunan worked with a community-based organization to advance education and gender disparity awareness. Ngunan has volunteered as a teacher a peer educator on gender rights and children health for several groups, including the UNV online program in Nigeria and the Ripple Vision Foundation in United Kingdom. Through these experiences, she developed strong project management and implementation skills. Ngunan enjoys focusing on the topics of gender rights and girl education, and has a strong passion for women empowerment and human rights law.

She hopes to improve on her knowledge of legal empowerment.
Ngunan Ioron Aloho is the network champion (main point of contact) for Samuel Ioron Foundation.

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