Human Development Initiatives (HDI) was conceived in 1996. It had its first public event in 1997 and was registered as a not for profit in 1998. The main objectives of the organisation are to build human capacity with emphasis on development; promote human development ideals; propagate and disseminate information on human development ideals and civic education at the grassroots and other levels of education; engage in developmental/educational activities such as research studies, seminars, conferences, street law programmes; investigate social malaise, prepare reports and publication.
HDI’s clients comprise women-especially widows, youths and teenagers – especially in-school adolescents, and children especially those in worst forms of labour. In fulfillment of its objectives, the organisation provides five broad category of services to its clients
To strengthen vulnerable HUMANS, in society by social DEVELOPMENT programmes and INITIATIVES that promote equality, justice, solidarity and opportunities.
To build total human development by gathering and sharing information on human rights especially social and economics rights, conduct training, law and policy reforms and by working with and empowering vulnerable groups to address their needs and concerns.
- Life Skill & Economic Empowerment.
- Legal and Psycho-Social Counseling
- The law and policy reform
- Public Education through Media Collaboration
- Governance and Accountability
- Youth and Child Rights Advocacy.