About Us

We operate in full-stack project teams, with full-time staff, interns and volunteers working closely together on several projects in the Niger-Delta region. We’re proud of what we’ve done together and we think you’ll be happy too!

WHO WE ARE

Who We Are

CIEPD currently has about 10 employees organized into four operational departments under one Executive Director. The departments are Programs that manage donor funded-programs, Administration and Finance that provides administrative and financial support for the organization, and Service that provides direct services to the public. The direct services include Conflict Management/Gender based Violence, Governance, Capacity building (Training) and Economy (Entrepreneurship).


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What We Do At CIEPD

Community Initiative for Enhanced Peace and Development is a non- profit, private organization with the aim of promoting community development by ensuring/ enhancing peaceful co-existence and cooperation. We believe in “Restoring the dignity and worth of human person”! CIEPD stems from the passion to foster development in the rural communities by creating an enable environment for peace building activities – conflict management and resolution through participatory community approach. CIEPD has forged partnerships with civil society organizations and other stakeholders working to ensure peace co-existence and sustainable development of communities in the Niger Delta.


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CIEPD Team Members

EGONDU ESINWOKE-OGBALOR
EGONDU ESINWOKE-OGBALOR
CEO/Board Member
DR. JOSHUA GOGO
DR. JOSHUA GOGO
Board Chairman
ENYIE AMBAKEDEREMO
ENYIE AMBAKEDEREMO
Board member
MR. INNOCENT BAGBI
MR. INNOCENT BAGBI
Finance/Admin Manager
MR. EDWARD EDEKE
MR. EDWARD EDEKE
Program Officer
MR. NIYI LAWAL
MR. NIYI LAWAL
Program Manager
ARIKPO ARIKPO
MR. ARIKPO ARIKPO
Program Adviser
MR. CHIDI ONYIKE
MR. CHIDI ONYIKE
Office Assistant
KINGSLEY OSUAGWU
MR. KINGSLEY OSUAGWU
Logistics Officer
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Ifeanyi Ajaegbo is a development practitioner with a Master degree in English Studies and B.Sc. in Communication. He has over 13 progressive years in development. Ifeanyi started his career with SPDC as a Project Site Supervisor before moving into Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) sector. While in the sector, he has facilitated over thirty workshops on governance and right-based approach programs. He has participated actively in designing and implementing various successful programs amongst other, Excellence in Local Governance Initiative” A training and Evaluation program for Local Government Chairmen and Councilors in Rivers State funded by Rivers State Sustainable Development Agency (RSSDA), “Civil Society Support Initiative on Political Marginalization in the Niger Delta” funded by United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF), “Mothering Peace” a documentary film project with support from National Endowment for Democracy(NED). He has also worked as a consultant with various NGOs in the Niger Delta like Stakeholders Democracy Network (SDN), kabetkache Women Resource Centre, Community Resources Development Organization, (CREDO), Development and Leadership Institute (DLI) etc. Ifeanyi is also an accomplished writer and in recognition of his work, he has received several awards and fellowships some of which are: Shortlisted for commonwealth Book Prize 2013 Shortlisted for Etisalat African writing prize 2013 Shortlisted for the LNLG Prize for Literature 2012 Crossing Border fellows of the British Council and Lancaster University 2005-2006 Radio phonics Fellows of the British Council 2008 African Regional Prize of Commonwealth Short Story Competition 2005 First Runner UP Association of Nigeria Authors Prose Prize 2007 Mr Ajaegbo will be working with Executive Director in conceptualization of programs, he will oversee the program officers to make sure the CIEPD delivers an impactful program.