Scripture Union West Africa

About the organization

SUWA started in 2003 in Nigeria with the main purpose of building the capacity of communities, to respond to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Orphan and Vulnerable Children (OVC) intervention, Entrepreneurship, Peace Building initiatives and contribute to the reduction of Violence against Women and Girls. SUWA Strategies include Comprehensive Approach to HIV and AIDS Intervention, Conflict Resolution and Peace Building, Women Entrepreneurship/ Income Generating Activities, OVC Intervention, Life skills Development, Vocational Skills Development, Community Mobilization, Family Life Development, Parent-Child Communication, Child Participation in Programming and Advocacy.

Vision statement

A Nation where individuals experience their rights, live in peace and empowered to live out their full potential contributing to community and National Transformation.

Mission statement

SUWA exists to equip individuals, families, communities and institutions to develop, manage, mitigate and sustain appropriate responses to bring about healthy life, reconciliation, peaceful co-existence and transformation in societies


Thematic areas of work

1. Peace Building and Conflict Transformation 2. Sexual Gender Based Violence 3. Family Life Development 4. Life skills Education 5. Health 6. Livelihood intervention 7. Orphans and Vulnerable Children, 8. Research and Advocacy 9. Humanitarian Response

Contact address of organization

25 Lomay Road, Opposite COCIN Church, Sabon Barki, Jos South, Plateau State, Nigeria Tel: +234 706 1108 002, +234 802 3567 679. Email: