Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) is a youth-focused nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that advances good governance, democratic rights, public policy, public engagement and sustainable economy. We do this by building informed and active citizens through capacity development, advancing public policies, data driven advocacy and reforms that gives a more supportive environment for citizen-led development.

Since March 2014, KDI has worked hand-in-hand with both Local and International bodies to promote peaceful election, active citizen engagement in democratic processes, reforms and sustainable economy. We hinge our advocacy, reforms, policy advancement and democratic supports on the principle of social cohesion. KDI has administrative structures and partners in all the 36 states of Nigeria.


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.


To inspire citizen-led democratic and economic development that is anchored on the principles of participation, data-driven advocacy, strong democratic institution, and public policies.

Our Core Values

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    Gender Sensitivity

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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.