Ekapachi Foundation

...alleviating poverty in the Rural Communities.


Vision

Ekapachi Foundation (EKAF) is envisioned on the eradication of rural poverty from project specific perspectives encapsulated on the key frames of environment, health, and governance.


Mission Statement

EKAF's mission is to empower the rural population to make informed decisions and life's choices.

Welcome

Ekapachi Foundation (formally Rural Environmental Protectors - RU-ENPROT) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization established in 1997 with major focus on poverty reduction, using environment, health and governance as entry points. Ekapachi Foundation has a well drafted constitution which guides it operations, with an Advisory Board of seasoned professionals and experts to direct the affairs of the organization and program implementation in consonance with the statutory policies and development needs.

Ekapachi Foundation is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) (Reg. No: CAC/IT/NO 31765) as a Non-Governmental Organization operating in Cross River State of Nigeria.

Ekapachi Foundation (EKAF) is envisioned on the eradication of rural poverty from project specific perspectives encapsulated on the key frames of environment, health and governance. EKAF's mission is to empower the rural population to make informed decisions and life choices.

The objectives of the organization are:

  1. To strengthen the capacities of the rural populations towards sustainable livelihood and poverty eradication.
  2. To advocate for good governance.
  3. To support the reduction in vulnerability.
  4. To promote the participatory involvement of rural people in their development and self-help initiative.
  5. To encourage and promote a sustainable information/data bank on rural communities and population for institutional short and long term development purposes.
  6. To promote and encourage the reduction of gender inequality, rights and group ownership schemes.
  7. To strengthen and encourage networking among groups for exposure, education, information and communication.