FECM + GBV – Ford Foundation

The development Research and Projects Center is one of the oldest indigenous intermediary non-profits in Nigeria, with an explicit mission and mandate to mobilize funds; provide technical resources; and facilitate access and good will for civil society inclusion in development programming in Nigeria.  The dRPC’s is implementing a two-year project on Ending Child Marriage and Gender Based Violence with funding from the Ford Foundation.

Under the Ford Foundation partnership, the dRPC aims to strengthen the networking capacity of CSOs working to end child marriage and Gender Based Violence (GBV) in Nigeria to facilitate collaboration through effective broad-based networks, improve sub-regional learning on new drivers and manifestations of child marriage and GBV as well as emerging solutions and strategies to transcend child marriage and GBV in Nigeria.