Empowerment of young people and women in Northern Nigeria for improved quality of Life
Summary Description of your Organization
AHIP is foremost, pioneer, and a first generation NGO in northern Nigeria. AHIP’s projects are focused on states in Northern Nigeria, but have partners in all other states of Nigeria. The target groups include young people both in and out-of-school, women of reproductive age and men. Leaders from Governmental and NGOs. NGO/CBO/FBO, media practitioners, traditional and religious leaders, health providers, faith and community based organizations and Non Formal Structures are all part of the organization's target. Key strategies project include Mentoring, Heath promotion across different levels of communities, service delivery through establishment and/or upgrading/improving of community-based Reproductive Health facilities. Training and education of key actors, community outreaches through mobilizations, advocacy and sports, IEC & BCC, community organizing, networking, tri-media (radio, television and print), social media campaign, working with the People with Disabilities, and People living with HIV/AIDS. AHIP have over the last 25 years worked relentlessly to break the culture of silence; create enabling environment for reproductive health and Gender Based Violence, expanded the scope for young people’s health and development, paving the path for female empowerment, building girls skills and promoting dignified living, promoted Leadership for Integrated Reproductive Health, Service Delivery and Peaceful Co-existence in Northern Nigeria. The innovative approach of including religious and traditional leaders in the struggle to promote and improve reproductive health situation in Northern Nigeria, especially among women and young people, is a major breakthrough in northern Nigeria.