JOBS AND LIVELIHOOD

JOBS AND LIVELIHOOD

With an estimated 600 million productive jobs urgently needed over the next decade to sustain growth and maintain social cohesion, jobs and livelihoods have emerged as a key concern in many countries especially in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is reflected in their aspirations which call for inclusive and sustainable growth that incorporates productive capacities to create…

INCLUSIVE GROWTH

People feel a sense of belonging and accomplishment when they are part of a solution to a problem rather than the problem needing solutions and handouts. GOD created human beings with a distinct purpose and skill to contribute to the development of the community. Everyone has something to contribute. Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development…

CHILD WELFARE

CHILD WELFARE

Child welfare is a continuum of services designed to ensure that children are safe and that families. have the necessary support to care for their children successfully. CIPDI supports and coordinates services to improve the welfare of a child and prevent child abuse and neglect. We are on the ground  during, and after emergencies, working…

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT
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WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

CENTER FOR INNOVATIVE AND PRAGMATIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (CIPDI) recognizes the critical role of women’s economic empowerment in achieving prosperity and peace, “Societies that empower women to participate fully in civic and economic life are more prosperous and peaceful.”  Women make up half the human population — and can act as key drivers of global growth…

MICRO-ENTERPRISE
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MICRO-ENTERPRISE

Ensuring economic growth is broad based and reduces poverty has become a fundamental development challenge.  In many countries, poor people cannot fully participate in, or enjoy the benefits of, economic growth. The poor , particularly poor women, in the developing world often lack access to safe places to keep their savings.  They cannot obtain credit…

CIPDI’S POSITION ON GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY

CIPDI’S POSITION ON GOOD GOVERNANCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY

Good governance, Democracy and Human Rights at all levels are fundamental to economic growth, political stability, human capital development, peace and security. A country cannot be truly democratic, until its citizens have the opportunity to choose their representatives, through free and fair elections. Critical development efforts cannot succeed, without a legitimate and democratically elected government, that…

ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
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ENDING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Globally, 1 in 3 women will experience gender-based violence in her lifetime. In the developing world, 1 in 7 girls is married before her 15th birthday. And between 1998 and 2008 alone, sexual violence against men was noted in reports on 25 conflict-affected countries. Gender-based violence threatens lives, halts progress, and undermines societies. It is…