Interfaith Peace Foundation (IPF)

IPF was established in 2006 to promote and enhance peace and improve the standard of living of people in Nigeria.

Interfaith Peace Foundation (IPF) was established in 2006 to promote and enhance peace, healthy living and improve the standard of living of people in Nigeria. The foundation does this through enlightenment campaigns, seminars, workshops and skills acquisition training. Its programmes include work on women and youth empowerment, public and community health education, and economic education.

IPF has undertaken a grassroots project aimed at educating rural people; sensitizing them on peaceful coexistence, health related programmes and economic strengthening through financial education and skills acquisition.

IPF carries out various projects with both local and international organisations and donors. Examples include:

  • "Improving the Lives of Vulnerable Children and Family", funded by USAID. This project addressed the problems of household economic strengthening, early marriage, health and nutrition of orphans and vulnerable children and their caregivers in the Nassarawa local government areas of Kano state.
  • Skills acquisition programs, sponsored by the French embassy. This project improved the financial skills and economic well-being of widows and divorcees in Jaba and Sauna community.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of MDG projects and programmes in Jigawa State, funded by the Presidency. This project monitored the rate of accomplishments and impacts of all MDGs project in Jigawa State.
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of the Kano State community re-orientation committee women’s empowerment scheme. The training was able to sensitize women on income generating activities and their roles as peace ambassadors.
  • Participated in the stakeholder’s luncheon on Peace Advocacy.
  • Voters Awareness in Partnership with Centre for Human Development (CHD).
  • Mapping and Assessment of 10 Local Government Areas in Kano State, supportd by State Accountability and Voice Initiative (SAVI), DFID Project.
  • Drug trafficking campaign with the British High Commission in Lagos at the residence of the High Commissioner.

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