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Tinap for Peace and Development Organization (TIPDO)

Makeni, Sierra Leone
Joined July 2019

Sierra Leone organization formed to uphold the fundamental human rights and freedoms of individuals. Activity: advocacy, capacity building, livelihood enhancement, mediation

Presence in: Sierra Leone
Focus: Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights


TIPDO, which was established in 2004 in Makeni in the Northern Province of Sierra Leone as a community based organization (CBO) by five human rights activists, was initially called Compassion for Street Children and Abused Girl-Mothers (COSCAM). The organization’s first focused was on protecting and promoting the human rights of the vulnerable and marginalized rural poor children especially those in the streets, sexually abused children and girl mothers just after the war.

After undergoing successive implementation of various rehabilitation projects, the organization was transformed into a local NGO in 2007.


  1. Agriculture, Food Security and Economic Empowerment
  • Secure livelihoods
  • Agricultural income generating
  • Business management training
  1. Human Rights Promotion and Protection
  • Community advocacy campaign against gender-based violence (GBV) and FGM
  • Human rights monitoring and documentation
  • Community capacity building
  • Conflict prevention and resolution
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanism

People Associated With This Organization

Ibrahim Kargbo

Sierra Leone  
Tinap for Peace and Development...
Joined July 2019
Interests: Gender-based violence, Livelihoods, Women's Rights
I am Ibrahim Kargbo, Director of Tinap for Peace and Development Organization (TIPDO). I am a legal practitioner working toward a shared vision of supporting efficient and effective sustainable community-driven response to alleviate extreme poverty and ensure access to justice for destitute and vulnerable women and girls.
Ibrahim Kargbo is the network champion (main point of contact) for Tinap for Peace and Development Organization (TIPDO).

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