RIA Initiative team attends a 3-day Introductory National Led Training on “Supporting Families in Countering Extremism and Violent Extremism”

Early this week Our Program Officer Samuel Adesida (PMD Pro) and Team Lead Stephen Olushola Oladepo , attended a 3-day Introductory National Led Training on “Supporting Families in Countering Extremism and Violent Extremism” organized by, Neem Foundation supported by Hedayah with funding from the European Union. This 3-day introductory learning journey covered topics such as: […]

Embracing Change: Planet vs Plastics on Earth Day 2024

As we mark yet another Earth Day, the urgency of our environmental crisis has never been clearer. This year, the theme “Planet vs. Plastics” resonates profoundly as we confront the pervasive threat of plastic pollution. On this day, we are not merely celebrating the beauty of our planet but also acknowledging the critical battle against […]


Early today, we had an orientation session with our new staff and volunteers who had recently joined our organization. During the session, members of staff/volunteers were introduced to Rise To Inspire Africa Initiative what we do, why we do what we do, and how we intend to deliver on our mandates as well as our […]

Strengthening Partnerships: A Visit from the Embassy of Switzerland Nigeria

Yesterday marked a significant moment for us at RIA, as we had the privilege of hosting esteemed guests from the Embassy of Switzerland Nigeria at our office in Maiduguri, Borno State. Among the distinguished visitors were Mr. Nicolas Martin-Achard, the Secretary for Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation, and Ms. Hilda Ayejimiwo, the National Project Officer for Humanitarian Aid.

Investing in Women: Accelerating Progress on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is an occasion to celebrate the achievements of women worldwide, recognizing their resilience, contributions, and progress towards gender equality. This year’s theme, “Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress,” urges us to reflect on the transformative power of investing in women and girls, not only for their benefit but for the advancement of societies […]

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