Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) is a youth-focused non-governmental organization that focuses on building informed and active citizens through sensitization, advocating for youths’ friendly policies that give room for youth to maximize their potentials, and we promotes democratic governance, and economic development. Since its inception, the organization has carved a niche for itself as one of frontline Non Governmental Organization promoting Economic Development, Youth Development and Democratic Governance.

KDI started as “Impact Foundations” in 2005 which focused on youth development through training and seminars among students. In the quest to ensure that youths contribute more to the socio-economic activities of the country, KDI thus introduced good governance and policy advocacy to its developmental projects on youth.

Since March 2014, KDI has worked hand-in-hand with both Local and International bodies in order to achieve its goals.

OUR APPROACH

KDI uses in-depth research, capacity development and public policy advocacy with bottom-up and holistic approach which focus on individual attitudinal change amongst citizens as well as systematic change in policy and practice towards a more supportive environment for citizen-led development.

We support government and policy makers to engage citizens in the decisions that affect them. In addition, we build the capacity of other organizations to work more effectively with and for young people.

OUR VISION

To build informed and active citizens as catalyst for the sustainable democratic and economic development of Nigeria.

OUR MISSION

Empowering the citizens through sensitization and advocacy, giving them room to maximize their potentials.
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Our Core Values

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    Integrity

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    Excellence

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    Accountability

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    Creativity

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    Gender Sensitivity

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    Commitment

Our Recognition

Federal Ministry of Science and Technology – Excellence Service Award, in recognition of 2015 general election activities. – May 2015

Award of Selfless Service to Humanity – Excel Foundation Oscotech Esa Oke – 2013.

“One of the 100 most outstanding young Nigerian’s award” 2009 by Gathering Green Initiatives Lagos.

Invitation to Radio Nigeria Lagos to discuss Youths Entrepreneurship.

Invitation to Super-screen TV to discuss Youths and Political Unrest.

Invitation to BCOS Ibadan to discuss Entrepreneurship issues among the youths.

Invitation to Osun Radio “Eroya programme” to discuss Employability issues in Yoruba.

Regular Facilitator at NYSC orientation camp on Enterprise and Employability training.