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Ayorinde OLOWOYEYE

Ayorinde OLOWOYEYE - 2017 Nominee
Position: Civil Society Organization
Organization: Peacebuilding & Human Development Center
Current Location: Nigeria, (West) Africa
Bachelor of Science from Achievers University, Owo
Additional Degrees and Certifications:
Post Graduate Diploma in Chemistry, FUTA 2012
Certificate in Conflict Analysis, USIP 2013
Responsible Leadership in Transparency & Good Governance, YALI 2017
Servant Leadership Certificate, YALI 2017
Awards Received:
  • Award:
    National Merit Award
    Awarding Organization:
    Nigeria Multi-District Information Organization
    Date Awarded:
    June 30, 2012
Interpeace and Development Center is a fast growing civil society organization on Nigeria with its quest to implement life changing activities to meet the physical challenges of its communities. Such challenges are human and only resolved by human. – Nominator
Describe your contributions to and achievements in family planning.

I am a youth who unlearned and "relearned" those things that guide me to live life at my youthful age. This motivated me to move closer to the teenagers and young adult because of the sensitivity of their learning stage.

My work is majorly on secondary school and tertiary institution students. Part of my advocacy work is on them. For them to value life and and learn the best way to live peacefully with each other as family as the basis of family planning.

If you are named a winner of 120 under 40, how will you use this new platform and the $1000 grant to advance your work? :

I will extend my advocacy work to about 10 Secondary schools and 4 tertiary institutions ( from the present 3 secondary schools and 1 tertiary institution) within my region in order to bring my message closer to the targeted audience.

Short Drama competition will be organized between the selected schools in order to make family planning more real to the participants.

Photos of the nominee in the field/at work
16 Days Activism Against Gender Based Violence, 2016

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