Who we are

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a non-government organization premised on providing succor to the less privileged Since WFI incorporation in 2003

Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a non-government organization premised on providing succor to the less privileged. Since WFI incorporation in 2003, we have programmed in several areas ranging from health; sexual &reproductive health, sanitation/hygiene promotion, maternal and child survival initiatives, integration of family planning with HIV prevention among positive clients environmental sustainability, health systems strengthening, human development, civic education, good governance (empowering women for electioneering positions)education especially for the girl child, vocational skill acquisition, functional literacy, income generation &economic empowerment for indigent women in rural &urban slums across several states in Nigeria.

Our goal is to strengthen local institutions, structures and entities that enhance community’s health, economic, social welfare and entrenchment of women’s rights. WFI is committed to empowering women, especially the less privileged, to overcome social, economic and cultural barriers that limit their ability to make fully informed choices, particularly in the areas affecting the most intimate aspect of their lives- their reproductive health. Core areas include environment, system strengthening, human development, community driven development activities, girl child education, and women’s participation in politics, child survival initiatives, and human rights.

CORE VALUES

  • People are the best agents of change.
  • Knowledge is our most powerful and valued tool.
  • Progress is only possible by working together.
  • By thinking globally we can change world.
  • People are not honoured for what they received; honour has always been the reward of what they gave.

Our activities cover the following areas:

  • Comprehensive Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights including HIV prevention, care and support
  • Interconnectivity at the grassroots
  • Opportunity for functional literacy for disadvantaged
  • Economic empowerment for the deprived, excluded and vulnerable populations
  • Civic education and political participation
  • Good governance and leadership accountability
  • Gender equality
  • Preservation of healthy culture
  • Training of SRH Human Resources
  • Fund Raising Appeals and Campaigns
  • Media Based Activities
  • Behaviour Change Communication

 

Our Products

  • Range of Training Courses
  • Published Contributions to Journals
  • TA (Technical Assistance)/Consultancy Reports (Technical)
  • IEC (Information, Education and Communication) Material
  • Monographs (Research Reports)
  • Contraceptives
  • HIV testing kits (biomedical urine test kits)
  • PAC equipments

Our Services

  • Safe Motherhood

– Antenatal and Post natal services

– Survival Services
– Immunization
– Education
– Nutrition
– Growth Monitoring

– Pre & Post Abortion Counseling & Care

  • Screening for/Management of STIs
  • HIV Prevention Education
  • Counselling
  • Cancer Screening
  • Sexuality Education
  • Rape Crisis Management
  • Laboratory Investigations
  • Drug & Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Abuse Counseling
  • Condom Promotion
  • HIV VCT
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Infertility Counseling
  • .Community Based RH Services
  • .Peer Educators
  • Institutional Capacity Building
  • Adolescents & Youth
  • Range of FP Methods