PASDO, an acronym for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development Outreach, is Africa’s leading non-governmental organization for the promotion of peace and sustainable development.
At PASDO, we are concerned about challenges related to peace, education, food security, health, social justice, moral decadence, sustainable development and global problems like climate change – which manifests in Nigeria in the form of worsening flood and gully erosion activities that destroy farmlands, livelihoods, ecosystem biodiversity, access roads, communication infrastructure among other social amenities.
We work to empower young people, grassroots and people from disadvantaged communities to improve their standard of living, and also solve the problem of poverty, which we consider as major threat to sustainable development and peaceful human coexistence, and an underlying cause of crime and social vices, insecurity, militancy, and civic unrest across the globe
Our mission is to advance sustainable development by engaging in programs that are outlined in our Objectives below.
Our vision is of a healthy, multicultural and prosperous society that coexists in fairness and in harmony with nature.
To carry out programs that promote understanding and peaceful human coexistence, respect and tolerance for cultural identities, and conflict prevention, among others.
Poverty and hunger:
To carry out projects on poverty reduction, sustainable agriculture and all other activities that can help in fighting hunger and enhancing food security.
Charity and humanitarian services:
To carry out all forms of charity and humanitarian services as may be decided by the organization based on the needs in the society.
Cultural, family and social issues:
To carry out projects that encourage preservation of language, culture and positive indigenous values, promote sustainable model of the family unit and address social issues that cut across gender, relationships, domestic violence, moral decadence, drugs, cultism, fraud and other social vices, etc.
Education and youth development:
To take on projects aimed at promoting basic education and other forms and levels of education including technical and vocational training. To support youth development in leadership and in areas such as ICT, STEM, financial management, entrepreneurship and others.
To carry out projects on environmental conservation across themes such as air pollution, gully erosion and land degradation, climate change, ecosystem conservation (including preservation of biological diversity), and others.
Health and well-being:
To embark on health-related programs that promotes primary healthcare and encompasses disease prevention, management and cure, as well as WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene) and other health initiatives.
Democracy, responsible governance and Human Rights:
To carry out projects aimed at advancing good governance, social justice, basic human rights and a healthy democratic society.
Entrepreneurship and job creation:
To take on initiatives that support the growth of micro, small and medium enterprises through various ways that may include capacity building on entrepreneurship and business management, provision of various forms of micro-financing and business support services, provision of business tools such as online multi-vendor marketplace for individuals and SMEs, etc.
Partnerships and others:
To collaborate with individuals and other bodies around the world, private or public, towards promoting sustainable development. To engage in other legitimate activities as may be agreed upon by the trustees of PASDO.
Research and documentation
Consultancy (development of toolkit, manuals, articles, etc)
Youth Engagement and mentorship
Vocational training for sustainable livelihood