About the organization
Public Enlightenment Project (PEP) is a national non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in Nigeria in 2000 by a group of advocates. The organization is registered with Nigeria’s Corporate Affairs Commission with Reg. No: 12745 in February 2000.
PEP envisions a Nigerian society where women and young people alongside the men are co-participants in the nation’s march towards a healthy socio-economic development.
Committed to inspiring Nigerian women and young people to make contributions to the sustainable development of their communities by empowering them with information, knowledge and skills.
1. To support the practice that allows the participation of women and young people in decision-making and governance processes by promoting democratic ideals and increasing citizens engagement in democratic governance.
2. To promote capacity building for institutional strengthening of democratic structures in national and sub national governments.
3. To increase women’s economic empowerment by providing them with financial and non financial services, tools and skills to strengthen their income.
4. To promote stronger gender mainstreaming efforts that culminates in the reduction of incidences of sexual and gender based violence, trafficking in persons, and illegal migration.
Thematic areas of work
Health and Nutrition-
Trafficking in Persons/Migration
Women Economic Empowerment
Gender and Sexual based Violence
Contact address of organization
35 FINBARRS ROAD BY AGUIYI IRONSI LAYOUT JUNCTION
UMUAHIA, ABIA STATE