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Society for the Improvement of Rural People | Company profile, Business Model, and Operations

Recieved Funding?
No
Type of Funding
Grants, Other funding sources, Government
Number of Funding Phases
2
Business Type
Nonprofit

All you need to know about Society for the Improvement of Rural People

About Us

Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) based in Enugu State, Nigeria. SIRP was founded in the year 1988 by Dr Chris N. Ugwu, but was officially registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) here in Nigeria in the year 1999. SIRP works to address the various challenges facing various vulnerable groups like youth, women, children, and the disabled here in Nigeria.

Our History

Founded in 1988, SIRP is a organized, non-government, non-political national organization committed to working with rural people towards poverty alleviation and their overall empowerment in a sustainable manner. SIRP focuses on issues concerning health, education, agriculture, poverty alleviation, gender equality, democracy and human rights.

Since 2011 SIRP has been involved in developing school governance frameworks, with support from the Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria(ESSPIN) in Enugu State, Nigeria. 

SIRP key activities are: Advocacy to schools to deal with issues of Inclusive education and providing support to SBMC functionality, women and children's committees in the 3 LGAs.

Our Vision

To be a Civil Society Organizational Role-Model in providing voice and services to the less privileged and vulnerable segments of the society.

Our Mission

To promote quality service delivery that would improve the living conditions of the people, while ensuring true leadership, accountability and good governance

Our Services

  • Organized free HIV/AIDS testing and counseling outreaches in various rural communities in Enugu State.
  • Increased the knowledge of rural communities on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the stigma around female genital mutilation and reproductive health of girl children.  

Our Business Model

SIRP is the Nigeria‘s host organization for the United Nation Eco- Volunteer program. 

Donor Agencies Funding from;

  • DFID
  • UNODC
  • World Bank
Company Co-founders
Umar Faruq Akinwunmi
Dr Chris N. Ugwu

Society for the Improvement of Rural People
Business Model

The Company major services and product include: Social Enterprise, Environmental Management, Equal Opportunities, Community and Gender Equality

The Company was Founded
The Company was established on
October 11, 1988
HeadQuarters
The Company has its Operational Headquarters at No. 161 Agbani Road, Enugu, Enugu/ Enugu/ South-East 400252,
Industry
The Company is contributing to the development of the Industry FinTech
Staff Strength since Inception
The Company prides in her team member of about 1 - 50 active members

Society for the Improvement of Rural People Business Model

The Company major services and product include: Social Enterprise, Environmental Management, Equal Opportunities, Community and Gender Equality

No
Have they recieved Funding from VCs
No
Have they recieved Funding from VCs
No
How many number of Funding rounds?
$3B
Company Net worth as of 2023

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