Grassroot People and Gender Development Center (GRADE)

Increasing Awareness on Emerging Issues


Board of Trustees

GRADE has a five-member board of trustees that oversees the affairs of the organization

  1. Sylvanus Emesowum – Chairman
  2. Vickie Uremma Onyekuru – Secretary
  3. Morris Emeka Ozor – Member
  4. Eucharia Nwachukwu – Member
  5. Tayo Aroloye – Member


Advisory Board

Our advisory board  is constituted by talented women from different facts of life who have distinguished themselves in their various fields of endeavours to support program thrust of the organization.

  1. Ufon Udofia
  2. Bose Ironsi
  3. Celine Osukwe
  4. Toyin Falade
  5. Dede Kadiri
  6. Bisi Oghogho

Management Board

The Executive Director manages the daily affairs of GRADE with support of other staff and volunteers

Volunteer Services

GRADE has volunteer corps, which helps in project implementation and monitoring or by contributing materially and financially to our services. Join as a volunteer and render a selfless service to humanity. Find application form GRADE VOLUNTEER FORM

Our Beneficiaries

We work with the following in fulfilling our mandates:

  • Women/Men Groups
  • Youth Organisations
  • Ward Committees
  • NGOs, CBOs, & CSOs
  • Faith Based Organization
  • International Organizations

Our Partners/Network

  1. Lagos State Civil Society Partnership (LACSOP
  2. Partnership for Good Governance (PaGG) – Coordinator
  3. Lagos State Gender Advocacy Team (LASGAT) – Secretary
  4. Anti-Corruption Internet Data base (ACID)
  5. Citizen’s Network Capacity Strengthening for Policy Participation (CINCAPP)
  6. Mamaye
  7. Women’s Rights and Health Project ( WRAHP)
  8. Centre for  21st Century Issues
  9. SOS Children Village, Nigeria
  10. Save the Children, Lagos
  11. Women’s Law and Development Center Nigeria (WLDCN)
  12. Child Health Organization
  13. Human Support Services
  14. Nature Care
  15. Innovative Strategy for Human Development


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