ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

Who we are…

We are a people; a community, young and vibrant, with a sense of responsibility and commitment to Africa’s development. We are creative and innovative minds, driven to create social impact and enhance nation building. We are a movement comprising of change agents (rural nurturers), 100% aged 16-40 years, who serve as repairers of breaches and restorers of paths. As African youths, we have left being the “leaders of tomorrow” to being the “answers of today”. We are on a mission to change the narrative of rural communities in Africa, thereby making our world a better place.

We are Rural Nurture initiative; a call, a response and an answer!

"We are young development catalysts and transformation agents, working to change the narrative of rural communities in Africa; taking one village at a time"

Our Vision

We envisage an Africa where the youths are active players in facilitating inclusive and sustainable development through charity, volunteerism, brainstorming and innovation; hinged on collaborative efforts and partnerships at local, national and international levels.

Our Mission

Our mission is to deploy philanthropic strategies to promote sustainable rural development through individual and institutional capacity building, as well as infrastructural development among rural dwellers with emphasis on, but not limited to remote rural settlements.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • work towards actualizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with emphasis on SDGs 1, 2, 3, 4 and 6.
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  • provide social safety nets for the poor and pro-poor in rural communities, while bringing such communities into developmental limelight
  • employ holistic approach to tackle developmental problems by implementing programmes centered on education, agriculture, health, empowerment and community felt-needs
  • project the felt needs of rural communities to the general public for necessary intervention
  • create a platform for urban dwellers to support the underprivileged in rural communities
  • create incentives for business owners to perform their Corporate Social Responsibilities
  • promote innovative ways of engaging African youths to contribute to Africa’s sustainable development through active volunteerism
  • assist in capacity building and talent development of African Youths, to become change agents and policy makers in their respective countries

OUR STRENGTH

We have a team of volunteers (Rural Nurturers) who are passionate about positively making a difference in rural lives.

We leverage the principle of cooperative effort because to us, together means strength. We are open to partnerships and collaborations at local, national and international levels.

Our watchword here is “Together we can do great things– Mother Theresa

We prioritize accountability and thus provide prompt report and feedback to our partners/ sponsors. We emphasize flexibility and adaptability as we continuously revisit our plans and strategies to suit changing rural demands.

OUR CORE VALUES

Service

Leadership

Empathy

Teamwork

Innovation

Sustainability