ABOUT US

Our Mandate

Advocacy
Training
Monitoring & Evaluation

VISIONTo create an enabled environment for sustainable development in the community.

MISSIONTo develop and advance skills for community development

GOALTo bring about community development.

CENTER FOR PEACE EDUCATION AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (CEPEACECODE)
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The establishment of Cepeacecode started with the name NETWORK FORUM in 1996 as a group of people who are concern and trained by USAID/OTI in the area of Peace Management in Taraba state at a time when the state was engulf in ethno crisis in Wukari and Sardauna local government areas. We were trained to step down to communities’ leaders to identify early warning signs, formed Peace Committee and for the communities to mitigate in any crisis within their localities.

Before the name change from NETWORK FORUM to Center for Peace Education and Community Development (cepeacecode) in 2010 and register by Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). Cepeacecode now have 4 paid staff, 6 part time management team with over 35 volunteers across the state.

Cepeacecode have with the support of CISLAC organized a town hall meeting on Good governance, we have various engagement with political parties, NOA, Taraba State Planning Commission on Budget Tracking and Analysis. We also had discussions on bilateral budget presentation of 2014 by MDAs in Taraba state.

Taraba State Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Auditor Genreal office, Accountant General office, Bureau for public procurement has been our partner in Budget tracking and monitoring for the past four years.

However, from the year 1997 when we started operations to 2013, we have reached 14 local governments areas with different projects and varied durations. We were able to work with3 other CSOs in Adamawa State, Bauchi and Nasarawa states in Governance. Our organization linkages are open to willing CSOs in various thematic areas. At the moment we have linked with Neighborhood foundation Jalingo, Gammun Center for HIV Care and Development in Nigeria Chanchangi, Takum, Great Gender Grassroots foundation (G3F), Center for Education and Leadership Development (CELDEV), We are consulting for Taraba state College of Agriculture Center for Continuing Education and consulting service and we have an MOUs with many organization within and outside Nigeria.

To network with other CSOs in development work cannot be over emphasis, in view of the above, we are affiliate to Nigerian Greens Movement, Ecologocal Society of Nigeria(EcSN),Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) child Protection Network (CPN) Taraba Chapter and host of others.

The funding in our organization is not regular, but we were able to have direct and indirect funding from donor agencies like UNICEF, Society for Health, VSF, MDGs, Management Science for Health, GECHAAN/USAID and individuals. Where various health activities were carried out like, Mitigating HIV/AIDS among young people, LLD and general populations, BCC, advocacy on maternal and neo-natal health, HIV/AIDS Prevention Education, Agro base Enterprises among IDPs.

Our approached and strategies in achieving our programs have been through Dialogue, participatory training, advocacy and facilitations. We had participatory training in April, 2013& 2015 is on Civic Education for Secondary schools teachers. Its approach, rationale and methodologies.

We have expended from less than a million naira to twenty-one million naira on various project across the state. The sum of over twenty-one million naira was expended jointly with a CSO Subuhus Salam Joint Association Minna under the conditional cash transfer of NAPEP/MDGs COPE program in 5 local Government Areas of Taraba state.

Our ongoing project is the cash distributions to One thousand IPDs in Taraba state, which we have trained Saving and loan Association (SLA) to argument their dry and wet season farming. The same one thousand IDPs were given fertilizers, improved seed and other inputs.

Our organization is the hub for good governance in Taraba State, where we are monitoring the taraba state budget.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Establishment of NGO’s. Organizing/participating in land mark events such as international volunteer’s day, stand up campaign, ONE Campaign, DKF for NYSC/MDGs & SDGs/NYSC Participation in the formulation of Taraba state State Strategic Policy. Participation in the formulation of National Peace policy. Participation in the formulation of National Gender policy. Formulation of Taraba state Development Plan(SDP).

CORE VALUES

We are committed to discipline and hard work to the development of our community using available or limited resources.

FOCUS Reproductive health and rights, population and development.
Peace/Conflict and Environmental Education
Good Governance and Democracy
Poverty Reduction and financial services to poor.
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Our Gallery


2021

Mr. Daniel m. Abah, Governance Coordinator with Oxfam Prosell and Mrs. Agnes Joseph, Gender officer also with Oxfam Prosell all of Jalingo, Taraba State office. During the 2-day training for women led NGOs on Advocacy, Volunteering etc.
The Commissioner for women Affairs and Child Development (Hon. HAUWA Kwenah) of Taraba State delivery her key note address during the 2day training for women led NGOs.
The Commissioner of Women Affairs and Child Development in a group picture after the training on Advocacy and volunteering for women led NGOs in Taraba State, between 20th and 21st of October, 2021 at CAN secretariat Jalingo, Taraba State.
Commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development ( Dr. David Kassa) with officials of Kiveto company discussing Small and Medium Scale (SMEs) women farmers on warehousing and small holders women farmers in 18th November 2021.
Mrs Hilda Adebayo, by left Chairperson National union of women journalist Taraba State with her colleague and myself in the middle during the 2day training workshop on advocacy and volunteering for women led NGOs on Taraba State.
The Commissioner of Women Affairs and Child Development in a group picture after the training on Advocacy and volunteering for women led NGOs in Taraba State, between 20th and 21st of October, 2021 at CAN secretariat Jalingo, Taraba State.
A group picture with other participants by left is Ms. Nafisat Ahmed Musa , a gender strategies
Facilitating on Advocacy during the training for women led NGOs in Taraba State from 20th to 21st October, 2021 in CAN secretariat Jalingo.
REV. Prof. Anthony Bature ( Deputy Vice Chancellor Adm. Federal University Wukari, facilitating during the training.
Mr. Michael Abah facilitating on report writing.
Inspecting women resilient program in Ardo Kola local government Area of Taraba State as sponsored by Oxfam prosell
Women financial program (VSLA) in bakin Dutse village as part of rural resilience in Ardo Kola local government
The wife of the Taraba State Governor, Barr. Ann Darius, the Secretary of the Taraba State Government Hon. Anthony Jellason , the Commissioner of Women Affairs and Child Development Hon. HAUWA kwenah, my humble self and Chairperson of National Council of Women Societies Taraba state chapter during one of the earliest event on the 16Days activism in Jalingo Taraba State.
With the Deputy Change de Affair of the US Embassy in Jalingo, Taraba state during their visit in September, 2021.

2020 Gallery

Highlights

  • Presentation of a copy of the 2020 Taraba state Budget to representative of Kpanti Zing during a consultative forum.
  • Courtesy visit to the commissioner of Budget and Planning, Taraba State, Hon. Solomon Elisha and Mr. Uchenna Arisiku.
  • Photos from a two days training workshop on UNSCR1325. Featuring Mrs. Bukola of UNWomen, Mr Lansana Wonneh (Deputy Country Director of UNWomen).
  • A town hall meeting on gender mainstreaming in local government programs in zing local government on 26th September, 2020.
  • Reporting a gender base violence to the police high command in Jalingo on 14th July, 2020. An old man of 72 years old with his 3 other friends have violenting a girl of 8years for 4years. She ended with HIV, VVF and malnutrition.
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MEMBERSHIP

Society for Peace, Scholar and Practice (SPSP) Ecological Society of Nigeria (EcSN) Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT) UK Nigerian Association of Evaluators (NAE) CISHAN & NYNETHA (Reproductive Health & Rights coalitions) Publish What You Pay CSOs Coliation on SDGs Federation of NGOs in North East (NEFRNGO)

PARTNERSHIPS

EU INSIGHT VSF UNICEF IOM SFH GECHAAN (The New Tomorrow Project II)CAVSI NNNGO CSOs working on SDGs Open Government Partnership CSOs Partnership for Effective Development Publish what you Pay(PWYP) Nigeria