ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

Rural Nurture Initiative (RNI) is a Non-Governmental Organisation that is providing social protection to facilitate inclusive and sustainable rural development in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

Our Vision

We envisage an Africa where rurality doesn't equate poverty and rural dwellers have adequate access to basic facilities that make for sustainable living and fulfilled potentials.

Our Mission

Our mission is to deploy best practices to facilitate inclusive and sustainable rural development through innovative and eclectic approaches, focused on agriculture, health and poverty alleviation in Nigeria and the rest of Africa.

OUR OBJECTIVES

  • work towards actualizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with emphasis on SDGs 1, 2, 3, 4, 6 and 17.
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  • employ innovative and eclectic approaches to tackle developmental problems by implementing programmes centered on agriculture, health, and poverty alleviation in rural areas.
  • provide social safety nets for the poor and vulnerable in rural communities, while bringing such communities into developmental limelight
  • 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

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