Who we are
SAVE THE SLUM INITIATIVE is a private non-political, non-profit organization created in 2017 as a response to the current need to improve the life of people living in slums and local communities across Nigeria.
We are managed by independent non-partisan indigenous professionals with experience in various fields of WASH, Empowerment, Health and Education. Our team has unrdergone special trainings in humanitarian sectors, community development and intervention programmes.
To improve the quality of life and dignity for the urban poor.
Working with urban poor to bring about long term and sustainablet ransformation to their quality of life through implementation of programs, humanitarian and protection interventions with participatory approach to defeat poverty, ignorance and prosperity which guarantees stability and a protective environment.
To ensure that all persons have access to a dignified living.
Without adequate sanitation, safe water and hygiene, the health and wellbeing of a society suffers with significant consequences for social and economic participation and development. We specialize in environmental education and WASH services to protect the public health of urban poor and local communities, as a result help improve their quality of life.
The lack of access to WASH facilities in slums, communities, shelters has deprived people of better living conditions, especially children. Our mission therefore is to provide communities with safe water, sanitation infrastructures and education on good hygiene practices and wellbeing. We would help slum dwellers, local communities achieve a better and improved quality of life. So in response tot his STSI is aimed to tackle this problem in four main practice areas WASH, health, Education and Empowerment, which create employment opportunities and income generation projects for the Youth, Women, IDPs and poor rural communities to reduce the level of poverty and contribute to National Development Goals.