2. GYLGF is a Non- governmental, not-for-profit-making Organization
established since 2001 and incorporated with the Corporate Affairs
Commission (CAC) in August 12, 2014.
It was formerly known as Action Research Training and Development
Centre (ARTDEC) since 2001 (not registered). The foundation is
concerned with providing result-based and enduring solutions to the
challenges faced by women, youths and the girl-child in Nigeria and
any part of the World. Some of the program: Career excursion for
adolescents, Friends and mentors,
GYLGF exists to promote Girl-Child Education, Gender Equality and
Human Rights, Adolescent Reproductive Health, Nonviolence
conciliation and Youth/Women Economic Empowerment.
We have impacted the lives of over 800 youths through our
employability self-employment skills acquisition program.
We have informally mentored over 2000 girls in secondary schools
through our interventions and 100 girls and 50 global mentors are
mentoring Nigerian high school girls.
4. Youth: Neglected segment of the Nigerian
Leadership: the bane of the country’s
Girl-child: Vulnerable, not desired, except
after the birth of sons
Foundation: To give and receive
6. Leaf green: Life, life, renewal,
nature, and energy
Red: energy, war, danger,
strength, power, passion, and
Man/Youth: Leadership/Ally in
our advocacy for girls
Boy: Ally in our advocacy for
Globe: Everywhere in the world
Acronym: GYLG Foundation
7. Education of the girl child to the highest level
Equality of opportunity
Zero tolerance for violence against women and
Economic empowerment for women & Youth
HIV/AIDS sensitisation prevention.
8. 1. To build the self-esteem, can do spirit and knowledge base of
the girl-child through capacity building programme: reproductive
health; education and career talks in schools.
2. To empower, inform, educate and train the minds of young
people with skills that will position them for self-reliance, economic
independence and self- management.
3. To assist the youth/women identify and build the skills that will
make them become employable and also become employers of labour.
4. To assist the youth and the girl-child develop powerful
leadership skills through effective mentorship
5. To use the foundation as a platform to assist the government in
formulating essential curricula, education and social policies that
would link gown to town.
6. To imbue in young girls the necessary skills that will help them
make informed decision about their sexual and reproductive health.
7. To enhance the ability of young girls develop career path
towards becoming successful leaders tomorrow through various career
9. Dr. Olusegun Sunday Adeleye JP,
General Dr. John Nanzip Shagaya, OFR, Gen.(Late)
Dr. Abdullahi Bagudu Mamman,
Dr. John Adebisi Arewa,
Chief Mrs. Oluremi Adiukwu-Bakare
Senator Dr. Bukar Abba Ibrahim, FNIQS
Princess Dr. Ebunoluwatofunmi Bosede Oladunni Ilugbusi, JP.
Mr. Yinka Fasuyi
Adepeju Olaide Oti, Ph.D.
13. GYLGF envisions a society where the
potentials of youth and girl-child are fully
developed and harnessed to become socially
responsible, responsive, and able to lead self
and contribute meaningfully to a healthy
14. To ensure that every girl attains highest
level of education and reaches her optimum
To ensure that the girl of today grows to
become an informed, educated and
economically empowered woman of
To ensure that every youth is gainfully
employed and/or able to create employment
17. • Raising Girls Ambition International Conferences (RAGA)
• Girls Leadership and Entrepreneurial Workshop (GLEW)
• Gender Sensitization Workshops (GESEW)
• British Council Active Citizens (BCAC)
• Summer Reading Club (Read –A-Loud)
• Youth Empowerment and Food Security Initiative
Financial Literacy for Rural Women (FILIRUW) Gender sensitisation
and leadership workshops
Career and leadership talks in schools
• Adopt A Girl Project-AAGP
• Adopt a school
Self-employment skills acquisition & capacity building workshop
Nonviolence conflict reconciliation workshop
RCCG CITY OF DAVID, LAGOS
RCCG JESUS EMBASSY, IBADAN
LEAD CITY UNIVERSITY, IBADAN
MACMILLAN NIGERIAN PUBLISHERS
FMCG (RICHMOND TEA)
PROCTER & GAMBLE
JOGOR EVENT CENTRE
Our Partners and Donor Family
19. IITA WOMENS GROUP
STEGBE NIG. LTD.
FMCG DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
IDEA KONSULT LTD
DE UNITED FOODS (INDOMIE)
RADIO NIGERIA (PREMIER FM 93.5), IBADAN
SPLASH FM 105.5 IBADAN
LEAD CITY RADIO 89.1, IBADAN
UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTRE, LAGOS
OYO STATE MINISTRY FOR WOMEN AFFAIRS
OYO STATE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION
AKINYELE LOCAL GOVERNMENT OF OYO STATE, IBADAN.
STOP HUNGER CASSAVA PROCESSING FACTORY, MONIYA,
20. Summer Reading Club
British Council’s Active Citizens Facilitators Development Workshop
HIV/AIDs Sensitization & Hygiene Workshop
Safe Spaces Curriculum Consultation Meeting
Active Citizens National Study Visit
Raising Girls Ambition Annual International Conference (RAGA 2015-2019)
Career Advancement Seminar
2016 edition of 16 days activism on ending violence against women and the
Girl-child (Investing in Women and Girls)
Adopt A School Project – School Mapping around Ibadan South East1 Local
Constituency, Oyo State.
Active Citizens cascade pre-training workshop
Financial Literacy for Rural Women/Dwellers
Nelson Mandela Day
Leadership Training Workshop
Young Volunteers Training Workshop
22. The organisation's major aim is education advocacy and empowerment of the Girl-child,
and youth empowerment.
Since 2015, the organisation has successfully organised 6 International Conferences, We
have mentored over 2000 girls.
3 girls are on scholarship: 2 at secondary school and one in University.
Over 25 speakers from across the globe have attended the conferences and about 2000
50 girls participated in the RAGA global Mentorship Program (2019-2020), with 25
Mentors from different nationalities.
In 2020, the organisation awarded $10,000 to a winning female led business proposal
(MOOV NIGERIA) sponsored by Rachel Chanel Clarke Globalization Program, USA.
Cash prizes are awarded to winners of secondary schools debate, quiz, creative arts and
The organisation has collaborated with the Amazon Company USA on "Career Encounter
Webinars" for high school girls.
Collaboration with Eleanor Roosvelt Centre USA (Exchange Programme)
Partnership with Lead City University (HQ of RAGA Conferences)
Partnership with IITA Women’s Group on Scholarship for girls.
23. A product of Aunty Ayo’s Girls’ High School, Obalende, Lagos.
Dr. Adepeju Oti graduated with honours in French and holds a PGDE,
Master’s and Ph.D. Degrees in Sociology of Education from the
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
She served as a consultant with the World Bank, Abuja, on the FADAMA
II Project in 2007.
She was the Administrative Manager and Assistant Pastor RCCG Jesus
She is a Senior Lecturer at Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria.
She founded the Global Youth and Girl Child Foundation (GYLGF) RC.
71641 in August 2014.
Fellow of the Pan African Institute for Development, Buea, Cameroon
A certified fellow: Kingian Nonviolence Conflict Reconciliation Trainer,
University of Rhode Island, Kingston, USA. (2014;2019)
Two times fellow of the Council for the Development of Social Science
Research in Africa (CODESRIA) (2008;2011).
Facilitator of the British Council Active Citizens Program
She is an Author, Biographer, publisher, a mother and a wife.
24. GLOBAL YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND GIRL-CHILD
Off road 19, plot 10, PDCOS Bashorun Housing Estate,
Phone: 07080360240, 08056129314
26. Professor Oluremi Sonaiya Delivering her Keynote
Cross Section of Participants at
RAGA 2018 Speakers
Secondary School Teachers @ RAGA 2017
29. Angel Kehinde, John Jude, Tunmike, Olowe Peju, Oti Seun Oti-Aina and Victor,Akpan (the winning team)
32. 1. Sit on a committee of the board.
2. Attend meetings as to be organised by the
3. Give advice on direction for growth, development
and expansion of GYLG FOUNDATION
4. Participate in conferences, seminars and
workshops to be organised by the foundation.
5. Network for financial assistance (Donations, Grants
etc) for the foundation.
6. Be involved with strategic planning of programs
7. Donate towards operations/sustainane of the
7. Other roles as would be directed by the