Board & Organizational Capacity

AFRYDEV‘s Organizational Structure

AFRYDEV’s organisational structure is designed to promote specialisation while ensuring alignment between functions and offices. Each office will replicate the various program activities based on the geographic opportunities.


Organizational Capacity

Structure/Composition of the Board and Management: AFRYDEV is being managed under board of Trustee which is the highest policy making body and management team which is Implementing the organization policies and programs. The organization has physical presence in Yobe and Borno State with 17 staff and 900 active volunteers across communities of Yobe and Borno State.

Technical Capacity and Partnership: African Youths for Peace Development and Empowerment Foundation (AFRYDEV) as a humanitarian and development organization has built over 9 years of technical experience in design, development and implementation of youths, women and girls focused projects in Yobe and Borno States. AFRYDEV has held herself out as having experience in humanitarian response working towards improving lives of women and youth through capacity building, advocacy, partnership development, livelihood support and economic empowerment.

AFRYDEV is exposed to working with government, UN Agencies such as WHO, UNFPA, UNMAS and UN-Women, and has implemented project funded by the EU, USAID and Global Fund in partnership with other international organization such International Alert, Managing conflict in Nigeria EU/British Council, Creative Associates International (North East Regional Initiative –USAID/OTI), Cooperazion Internationale, Victims Support Fund (VSF), Society for Family Health (SHF/Global Fund) and Centre for Democracy and Development/Open Society West Africa.

AFRYDEV is an active member in Yobe State Humanitarian Coordination (OCHA), a member of GBV SubSector working group, Health Sector Working group, Child Protection, WASH and Early recovery and livelihood Sub sector working group. AFRYDEV has been among the founding members of other networks includes; Partnership Against Violent Extremism, Women Peace and Security Network, Women Led Network, Network of Civil Society in Malaria control, Immunization and Nutrition (ACOMIN), Nigeria Youth Network on HIV Aids (NYNETHA), Network of Civil Society Organizations in Yobe State (NESCO) and Network for Orphans and Vulnerable children in Nigeria (AOON).

Working in the communities of Yobe and Borno States for over 8 years of grassroots engagements has enabled the organization good understanding of local context and dynamics within insurgency affected communities. AFRYDEV has established good working relationship with Borno State which is critical for the success and sustainability of project implementation. Due to the past projects implemented by AFRYDEV, it has gained community trust and has formed close collaboration and partnerships with a network of public influencers, especially women, religious, political and traditional leaders that are established and tested.

AFRYDEV has good track record with proven capacity to achieve result, and has managed project funded by USAID, European Union and Global Fund among others.

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