SDCE is a Non-Governmental Organization with a Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic & Social Council (UN ECOSOC 2011).
3rd June, 2002.
Mr. Kayode Olufemi Adedoye is a graduate of Chemistry of the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. As an administrator, technical instructor, teacher, safety professional, volunteer, life educator and social worker, he has made positive impacts on issues relating to drug abuse, child and reproductive health, sexuality, sex work, HIV/AIDS, emergency and first aid, welfare of Seniors and crime control. He runs a 24-hours - consultancy service and enjoys a membership of several International and National Associations. Adedoye is the founder of Society for Development and Community Empowerment (Community Care & Vision Care Initiative), a non profit organization dedicated to community awareness and development and which employs modern counseling and other informal teaching approaches in changing harmful lifestyles of people and encouraging youths to embrace skill development programmes.
SDCE has 5 board of trustees members and 25 ordinary members; a maximum of seven paid staff are maintained at the head office for programme co-ordination. The rest of SDCE workers [presently over forty] are volunteers, and most of these are qualified personnel.
(a) Safety, Environment & Harm Reduction Department
(b) Science, Vocational and Technology Department
(c) Community Development and Social Empowerment Department
(d) Sexuality, Child and Reproductive Health Department
(e) Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department
SDCE thematic areas of work include:
- Economic development/entrepreneurship
- HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
- Right to Education
- Good governance, child sponsorship,
trafficking and child labour, and drugdemand
- Economic empowerment of women
- Human Rights and accountability
- Promoting tools and technologies in the agriculture sector
- Reproductive health
- Environment Sustainability, sanitation and waste management.