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CSOS DEMAND ACCOUNTABILITY AND ALTERNATE BENEFIT-SHARING SCHEME FROM NDDC

Appalled by the mindboggling revelations of corruption involving highly-placed persons in the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), a coalition of civil society organizations working in the Niger Delta region strongly condemn the alleged mismanagement of public funds earmarked for regional development, leaving the oil-rich communities in the region poorer, with zero or run-down infrastructure, high unemployment, youth restiveness and endemic conflict.

→ Read the press statement here.

Niger Delta Women's Day of Action for Environmental Justice 2019

On the 17th of December, 2019 Kebetkache mobilized over 3000 women including young girls to Uyo in Akwa Ibom State to amplify critical voices of women for environmental and climate justice.

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Research Report on Use of 13% Derivation Fund

The public presentation of the research report was held on the 5th of July, 2020 in Kebetkache HQ and it looks into the distribution of the 13% derivation funds and its impact, if any, on the communities of the Niger Delta. This project activity is supported by Ford Foundation.

→ Click here for an e-copy of the report for Rivers State.

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NIGER DELTA WOMEN'S DAY OF ACTION 2019

Some women in the Niger Delta region have demanded urgent steps to mitigate the devastating effects of climate change causing environmental pollution in the region. The women under the aegis of Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre made the demand at an event on Tuesday in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

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CALL TO ACTION

Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre Marks 25 Anniversary of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+25) February 19, 2020. Supported by the Tides Foundation


The United Nation has set aside March 8 to celebrate International Women's Day, 21 May to celebrate World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development. Also upcoming is the World Environment Day (UNEP) on the 5th of June.


OUR SKILLS

At Kebetkache, we specialize in several areas of community development as shown below;

Women's Right Advocacy 100%
Women Empowerment 100%
Environmental Activism 100%
Women and Energy 95%
Budget Monitoring 100%
Gender Context Analysis 100%

WOMEN INITIATIVE IN CLIMATE CHANGE

Women Initiative in Climate Change (WICC) is a network that was formed as aresult of Kebetkache project with Global Fund for Women. WICC sensitizes women and campaigns with them against oil extractive activities that contribute to climate change as women are most impacted by climate change in their livelihood and health. The aim of WICC is to raise a mass of women who are aware of the concept and effects of climate change and push for positive ways to reduce and survive the ever changing climate of the world.


LATEST EVENTS

OIL/GAS COMMUNITIES DECRY HEAVY MILITARY PRESENCE, GOVT NEGLECT

For a long time the Niger Delta oil and gas bearing communities have decried the heavy military presence in the region. The Executive Director of Kebetkache, Emem Okon, on the 13th of September, 2020, welcomed participants to the programme to discuss their concerns on the oil extractive activities in their communities.

→ Read more news release on the event here.


DOCUMENTARY ON COVID-19 AND WOMEN RESILIENCE IN RIVERS STATE

Watch the documentary on the research conducted by Kebetkache to assess the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in Rivers State.

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WE ARE HIRING

Job Position: Assistance Finance Officer
Job Type: Full time
Application Deadline: 20th August, 2020.

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ADVOCACY MEETING WITH LEGISLATIVE LEADERS AND COUNCILS IN OGONI-LAND

The advocacy meeting was an interface between the Ogoni Women Coalition and their Legislative Leaders / Councilors. The women presented the Livelihood Needs Assessment research report, which was carried out in the 4 LGAs of Ogoni.

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PRESENTATION OF THE 13% DERIVATION FUNDS DISTRIBUTION RESEARCH IN THE NIGER DELTA

Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre with support from Ford Foundation conducted the research conducted to examine the extent which the 13% derivation fund is deployed to address the problem of poverty and more specifically, how the 13% derivation fund is benefitting the oil bearing communities in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers states.

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WOMEN HAVE WINGS OF COURAGE

Kebetkache Women Development and Resource Centre Marks the 25th Anniversary of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (Beijing+25) February 20, 2020. Supported by the Tides Foundation

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TRAINING ON ETHICS AND INTEGRITY WITH ICPC

Kebetkache held an advocacy meeting with ICPC focused on training on Ethics and Integrity on the 16th of January, 2020.

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NIGER DELTA WOMEN'S DAY OF ACTION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE

The quest for environmental justice by Niger Delta women gathered momentum December 17 as women from all parts of the Niger Delta gathered in Uyo, AkwaIbom State to tell the world how they feel about the continued despoiling of their land and waterways from decades of oil and gas exploration..

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TRAINING OF STORY COLLECTORS FOR WOMEN NEEDS ASSESSMENT IN OGONI

Kebetkache with support from CORDAID trained a number of community persons from 4 LGAs in Rivers State to become story collectors on needs assessment in Ogoniland.

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AWARENESS CREATION

Sensitization of our women on the basic civil rights and empowering them to be proactive in decision making in the community especially in matters that concern women.

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FEMINIST PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH (FPAR)

Kebetkache has participated over and over again in the FPAR training by WOMIN and has given same opportunity to some of her beneficiaries. Recently an FPAR training was just concluded in Otuagbagi, Bayelsa State.

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