Befa Women and Child Care Foundation

Organization's name: Befa Women and Child Care Foundation
Organization's acronym: BEFA
Headquarters address  
Address: 87B Road 11 Federal Housing Estate Egbu Road Owerri
Imo State

Nigeria
Phone: +2348069715148; +18472755566
Email: pewamail@yahoo.com
Web site: www.befafoundation.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • Igbo
  • Yoruba
  • Ibo
  • Efik
  • English
  • Hausa

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Aging
  • Agriculture
  • Atomic Energy
  • Biodiversity
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Coorporate Accountability
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • De-mining
  • Debt Relief
  • Decolonization
  • Development
  • Disabled Persons
  • Disarmament
  • Drug Control
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • Governance
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Habitat
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Industrial Development
  • Information
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law
  • International Security
  • Justice
  • Labour
  • Law of the Sea and Antarctica
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Media
  • Micro-Credit
  • Migration
  • Minority Rights
  • New Global Institutions
  • Outer Space
  • Peace and Security
  • Population
  • Private Sector
  • Refugees
  • Religion
  • Safety
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Sports for Peace and Development
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Taxation Policy
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Torture
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Funding
  • United Nations Reform
  • Values
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • Addressing systemic issues

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • The girl child
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment

Social Development:
  • Poverty

Statistics:
  • Crime and criminal justice statistics
  • Development indicators
  • Poverty statistics

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Sanitation
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Nigeria
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2008
Year of registration (YYYY): 2009
Organizational structure: BEFA conprises of a Board of Trustees, staff, Members and Volunteers. The Organizaion is governed by a board of Trustees with a Chairman, a vice chairman, a secretary, financial secretary and four members. The President of the Organization who is also the vice chairman of the Board of Trustees oversees the activities of the Organization and reports directly to the Board of Trustees.
Number and type of members: Currently there are 52 Members (50 ordinary members and 2 Gold Member). There are also 50 volunteers spread across various states of the Federation of Nigeria
Affiliation with NGO networks: BEFA is affiliated to Child Protection Network Nigeria
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

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