Morgan Smart Development Foundation (MSDF) is a Non-Governmental Organization dedicated to the empowerment of rural and urban poor women and youths in Nigeria for poverty reduction, employment generation and sustainable socio-economic development. Over the last fifteen years of its establishment, the Foundation has recorded series of achievement in areas of empowerment programs for women such as leadership and capacity building training for women and youth, provision of small-grants, micro-credits, donation of income generating equipment like fishing boats and other fishing accessories; skill acquisition for youths like computer training, welding fabrication etc. and the implementation of micro-projects in rural communities that impact directly in the lives of rural women and youths.
The Foundation is registered with The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) Abuja, The Delta State Ministry of Youths and Sports, Asaba, The Federal Ministry of Women Affair and Social Development, Abuja and The National Planning Commission, Abuja, The Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
THE FIVE (5) THEMATIC AREAS OF INTERVENTION BY THE FOUNDATION.
ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT (EE) PROGRAM
Promoting business enterprises and income generating opportunities for poor and deprived women and youths in Nigeria.
Human Capital Development through Educational sponsorship and scholarship
Implementation of projects using Local technologies for poverty alleviation
CAPACITY BUILDING/ LEADERSHIP TRAINING (CB<) PROGRAM
Provides capacity/skill acquisition training for women and youths
Leadership training programs for women and youths for effective participation in decision making processes in their communities
PEACE BUILDING/CONFLICT RESOLUTION (PB/CR)
Strengthen conflict resolution mechanism in conflict prone communities
Engendering network for peace initiatives among women and youths in communities
Providing Alternative Dispute Resolution facilities for conflict resolution
COMMUNICATION AND ADVOCACY (C&A) PROGRAM
Sensitization of government at all level to issues of empowerment of urban poor women and youths in Nigeria
Gender mainstreaming, HIV Aids, Malaria, Widowhood and the Challenge of the Girl Child
MICRO PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION(MPI)
Provision of micro projects that supports Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in very poor and neglected communities.
Water, sanitation, schools and health centres.