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Human Development Initiatives

Onike, Yaba, Lagos State, Nigeria

Human Development Initiatives was awarded $600,000 between 2016 and 2019, including 2 grants in On Nigeria.

$300,000

2019 • 2 years • On Nigeria

Human Development Initiatives (HDI) is a Lagos-based nonprofit organization that began operations in 1997 with a mission to improve human development by empowering vulnerable groups to address their needs and concerns. With this award, HDI monitors and advocates for accountability in the flow and use of the Universal Basic Education Commission funds in Lagos State. Using lessons learned and tools tested in their earlier award, HDI strengthens the advocacy skills of community groups, including School-Based Management Committees and Parent Forums, to track funds and  hold public officials to account. The project is expected to strengthen community structures for accountability and complement existing On Nigeria education accountability efforts. This award is part of a larger package of complementary awards that is expected to increase transparency in education finances in select states, strengthen local accountability practices, and contribute to a reduction in corruption.

$300,000

2016 • 3 years, 10 months • On Nigeria

Human Development Initiatives (HDI) is a Lagos based nonprofit organization which began operations in 1997 with a mission to build total human development by empowering vulnerable groups to address their needs and concerns.  The organization conducts training, engages in policy reform, and gathers and shares information on civil, social, and economic rights. With the goal of promoting effective and efficient utilization of public funds in the education sector, HDI is monitoring rollout and implementation of the new national school feeding program in Lagos and Kaduna states. The project is expected to identify corruption risks in the school feeding program, and strengthen transparency and accountability. This award is part of a larger package of complementary awards that is expected to increase transparency in education finances in select states, strengthen local accountability practices, and contribute to a reduction in corruption.

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