JOBS AND LIVELIHOOD

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

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 […]

EDUCATING THE GIRL CHILD

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

Globally, girls are especially disadvantaged–right now, 130 million girls are not in school worldwide, and millions more face barriers to staying in school. Yet we know that when girls are educated, their families are healthier, they have fewer children, they get married later, and they have more opportunities to generate income. Yes, women and girls […]

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

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 […]

ENDING GENDER INEQUALITY

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

Our goal here is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls. Around the world nearly 98 million girls are not in school. 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, with some child brides as […]

MICRO-ENTERPRISE

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

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

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

Center for Innovative and Pragmatic Development Initiative

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 […]

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ADDRESS

CIPDI, celebrates women all over the world today March 8, 2020(International Day of Women) a day set aside to honor women all over the world. Women are integral part of our communities, societies, and nations and we must do more in according them the honor and respect they deserve. We acknowledge the vital roles women […]