Friends of the Disabled

To bring a Social and Economic Change to the Community of Disabled people Youths through Education, Skills Training, Advocacy, Legislation and Integration with jobs

Friends of the Disabled
Oja- Oba, Isale Eko Off Adeniji Adele Road
Off Adeniji Adele Rd
Lagos Island, Lagos State 10100
Nigeria
234 01 08023269577/234706
http://www.friendsofthedisabledng.org

Executive Director

Aku Christy Orduh

Management Team

Jude Korie, Bode Olaofe, Serah Ekpe Eni, Afolabi Yussuf, Bima Abdulahi, Jude Korie, Bode Olaofe, Micheal Omotayo, Keven Nwankwo, Serah Ekpe Eni, Njide Iheohakwere.

Board of Directors

Bima Abdullahi, Jude Korie, Omotayo Mike, Bode Olaofe, Serah Ekpe Eni, Aku Christy Orduh, Vigil N. Anyanwu, Boniface Anati Joe Orduh, Lucia Mbanfo, Racheal Agoha, Philo Onukwubiri, Afolabi Yussuf, Bima Abdulahi, Jude Korie, Bode Olaofe, Micheal Omotayo, Keven Nwankwo, Serah Ekpe Eni, Njide Iheohakwere.

Mission

To bring a Social and Economic Change to the Community of Disabled people Youths through Education, Skills Training, Advocacy, Legislation and Integration with jobs

Programs

Training and giving skills to disabled youths in an established Centre in Lagos. Training disabled youths in the Rural Communities outside our Lagos Centre through attachment to Professional Artisians in their communities.We engage them into Mass literacy for those who cannot read and write and we continue those who dropped from schools up to GCE basic to help them get into Higer Institutions and also be Computer literate. . We create jobs in the Centre to employ the qualified ones and further canvass for jobs for them from the Government and other employers.We work towards the integration of those with hearing and speech impairment by leading the propagation of Sign Language Clubs in Primary and higher schools with the aim of breeding a New Generation that can live and work with the hearing and speech impaired without barriers. We engage in Advocacy that changes policies to give them their Rights. We engage them into the fore fronts of what concerns them including project plans and execution.

Statistics on Friends of the Disabled

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $144,193
  • Annual Budget for 2007: $123,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $360,666
  • Other funding sources: Cooperate Bodies and individuals and Membership Contributions, Sales of products from the Center 70% Cooperate Bodies and Individuals, 20% Membership Collections, 10% Sales from products from the Centre.
  • Religious Affiliation: None