Gender Development Initiative (GenDi) is a Non–Governmental Organisation committed to the empowerment of disadvantaged children and women in our society.
The first vision started on July 16, 2006, as inspired by the outcome of the Ph.D research thesis of the Chairperson – a research on the socio-economic factors affecting girl-child empowerment in selected agrarian communities of Nigeria sponsored by CODESRIA (2005).
Vision was further enhanced by interactions with a group of grass root women in Leme area of Abeokuta South Local Government Area. Most importantly is our interaction with groups of young “street boys” in Lafenwa area of Abeokuta who were living on the street on their own; far away from members of their family and loved ones. READ MORE