Centre LSD has implemented several projects in partnership with local and international organizations, donor agencies, and development partners.
The Centre LSD Leadership School which holds every third Saturday of the month. The once in a month convening was changed to twice, first and third Saturdays from the 10th set as a result of the increasing interest of citizens to be trained on the subject matter. The 10th and 11th sets, as a result, ran concurrently and it has continued like that till date. The 12th and 13th set are currently in session. Annexes of the school are presently in Warri, Delta State, Port Harcourt, Rivers State and Benin City, Edo State. The graduation of the leadership school has been with an unbroken partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
Enhancing citizens participation in the budget process in Bayelsa State, a project implemented with support from Pact/USAID under its ADVANCE programme – (2011 -2012)
Community-Led Total Sanitation project implemented in selected communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) including; Durumi III, Ruwan Fulani both in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and Kuyizhi in Kuje Area Council. The project was supported by the Canadian International Development Agencies (CIDA) under its Canadian Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI) – (2011 – 2012). The project was on sanitation and hygiene and after the intervention, the communities became Open Defecation Free (ODF).
Capacity building for youth in the Niger Delta in partnership with Foundation for Partnership Initiative in the Niger Delta (PIND) – (2013 – 2014). The project was for 80 youth from the 9 Niger Delta State of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Edo, Cross River, Delta, Imo, Ondo and Rivers. The intervention had a lot of success stories.
Voice to the People Project in Anambra State in partnership with Christian Aid and with support from DFID – (2013 – 2017). The voice and accountability intervention was rated A++ by DFID.
Monitoring of MDGs projects in Delta State Lot A and B – ( 2013 – 2016).
Promoting transparency in the oil and gas sector project with support from the Open Society Initiative for west Africa (OSIWA) – (2012 – 2013).
Feed the Future project implemented in Kebbi State with support from USAID – (2016 -2018). By this intervention, 1,264 households were graduated out of poverty through Conditional Cash Transfer.
Strengthening civic engagement and advocacy for effective natural resource governance in Nigeria, a project supported by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and implemented in Ebonyi, Ekiti and Taraba States – (2016 -2018)
Capacity building for youth interested in politics in the Niger Delta (Edo, Delta and Bayelsa States) with support from Ford Foundation – (2017 – 2019). The intervention had 240 beneficiaries with several success stories to show.
Quota system – research and convening on the effectiveness of affirmative action policies in Nigeria’s education system with support from the Ford Foundation – (2018 – 2019).
Achieving a healthy and sustainable environment in the Niger Delta project supported by Cordaid – (2016 – 2020), as part of effort to restore the social contract in the Niger Delta. The Centre has through the lobby and advocacy project engaged and consistently championed campaign for the clean-up of Ogoni land and the Niger Delta.
Promoting transparency in Nigeria through the implementation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) – (2018 -2020). This intervention supported by the Mac Arthur Foundation, has influenced 13 subnational governments to sign up to the OGP through rigorous engagement of citizens and citizens groups.
Community-Led Collective Action for Girl Education (C-CAGE)- (2019 – till date), a project being implemented in Adamawa State with support from the Malala Fund. The project is focused at enrolment, retention and completion of the education of the girl-child in Numan, Song and Maiha LGAs of Adamawa State.
Improving delivery of sanitation services and access to water in PHC facilities in Anambra State, supported by IBP Spark – (2019 – 2020).
Male Engagement Program for Gender-Based Violence, Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights, and Harmful Practices reduction, supported by the Joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative (2019 – 2020)
Projects currently being implemented by the Centre and their funders
|1||Action Aid||Enhancing Citizen’s engagement in Social Investment Programme|
|2||UN Women||Male Engagement Program for Gender-Based Violence, Sexual & Reproductive Health & Rights, and Harmful Practices reduction|
|3||OSIWA||Strengthening Civic engagement and advocacy for effective natural resources governance in Nigeria|
|4||Cordaid||Achieving a healthy and sustainable environment in the Niger Delta|
|5||MacArthur Foundation||Improving transparency and accountability in Nigeria through the implementation of the Open Government Partnership (OGP)|
|6||Malala Fund||Community-Led collective action for girl’s education (C-CAGE)|
|7||NACGOND||Improving delivery of sanitation services and access to water in PHCs in Anambra state|
|8||Christian Aid||Side by Side movement for gender justice|
|9||Ford Foundation||Youth interested in politics in the Niger Delta|
|10||Ford Foundation||Research and convening on the effectiveness of affirmative action policies in Nigeria’s education system|
|11||Konrad Adenauer Foundation||Centre LSD Leadership School|
Table showing Centre LSD’s annual income from inception
|2010||Year of laying foundation (staff, structures, systems & programmes)||12,263,475|
|2011||Year of consolidation & expansion||20,463,748|
|2012||Year of improvement of quality & expansion||30,994,314|
|2013||Year of strategy repositioning||58,379,068|
|2014||Year of institutionalization||66,029,791|
|2015||Year of building a high-performance organizational culture||73,212,038|
|2016||Year of empowering leadership & self-managed teams||220,929,541|
|2017||Year of quality improvement & consolidation||326,823,475|
|2018||Year of improving efficiency||193,519,966|
|2019||Year of upgrade||291,130,279|
|2020||Year of Strategic Consolidation||–|