About Us.

Founder, Executive Director

Raising a generation of informed adolescents.

A Well Informed Adolescent (AWA) Initiative formerly known as Adolescent Reproductive Health and Rights Initiative (ARHRI) is a youth focus and youth-led organization established because of the need to invest appropriately in the health and development of young people and has continued to strive towards improving the health and development of this unique population sub-group.

We provide adequate comprehensive sexuality education and integrated sexual reproductive health services to young people we achieve this through the use of multi-sectoral programs that link health to education, recreational activities, skills acquisition, youth club activities, school-based campaign, safe space services, advocacy and peer health education.

Additionally, we leverage technology (social media and digital platforms) to reach out a large number of youths.

Our Vision

A world of a generation of young people who have appropriate life skills, resources and opportunities to make informed choices about their health and sexuality and are free from coercion and violence to be catalysts for positive sustainable change.

Our Mission

To provide adequate comprehensive sexuality education and integrated sexual reproductive health services to young people, achieve gender equality and sustainable youth leadership through advocacy, campaign, safe space services, skills acquisition, peer health education, gender and livelihood programs.

Our Values

We value and are committed to:

Youth Engagement and Empowerment, Inclusion, Integrity, Impact, Credible

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Our Goals

Objective 1

To guarantee the sexual and reproductive health of young people and recognized as human rights.

Objective 2

To increase the capability of young women and girls to realize their rights, determine their life outcomes, and influence decision making in households, communities, and societies.

Objective 3

To provide youth-led youth focus GBV/VAWG intervention.

Objective 4

Enhance young people’s participation in sustainable leadership.

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Thematic Areas


Our Partners


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Our People

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James Odey

Board Chairman
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Emilia Eyo Okon

Board Member
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Ikechukwu Nlemadim

Board Secretary
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Blessing Kuponiyi

Board Member
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Staff & Volunteers

Staff & Volunteers

Our Funders