About IHSD

The Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development endeavors to provide quality technical education in line with the requirements of today’s competitive industry and fast paced technological
In the area of community-humanitarian support service, IHSD has collaborated with the office of the Secretary to the Abia State Government in 2011 to conduct vulnerability assessment, mobilize resources and development partners to support vulnerable community (Eze-Ukwu) in Bende Local Government Area of Abia State which had a Cholera outbreak that killed children and women. We have equally supported economic empowerment of vulnerable youth, women and children in partnership with Advocate for Youth and Health Development; while we have supported the capacities of NGOs in Abia, Enugu, Rivers State, Lagos and Gombe State on how best to identify vulnerability and design economic empowerment cum entrepreneurship programs.
 

Our Story

The Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development was established in 2008 and formally launched in August 12, 2010, to complement the efforts of the Government and the United Nations by promoting and encouraging volunteerism, professionalism, intellectualism, skilled man-power, values and integrity in the Humanitarian and Non Profit sector in Nigeria and beyond.   The Institute is duly registered in Nigeria and approved by the Federal Ministry of Education to carry out research, train and develop the capacities of individuals, CSOs and Government MDAs amongst others, thus enhancing programmatic and managerial competence in the humanitarian cum development sector. With over a decade of experience in the promotion of the culture of humanitarianism and capacity building, the institute partners with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) where it is involved in joint trainings and certification. Over the years, the institute had built the capacities of individuals, NGOs/CSOs, and have supported and collaborated with Government MDAs such as; Federal Ministry of Women Affairs, Federal Ministry of Education (NGO Unit), National Orientation Agency, NEMA, NYSC, Nigerian National Merit Award House, Border Communities Development Agency, Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning, National Boundary Commission, Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and Social Development. Over 3573 people have graduated from our NGO Management and Humanitarian Leadership Dynamics Course with functional Alumni Association and chapters spread across the federation of Nigeria.
OUR IDENTITY

Who We Are

IHSD is Africa’s foremost professional institution of higher learning and development-consultancy institute; providing Alternative – Quality Education in the humanitarian, social and non- profit sector. Established in 2008 with the approval of the Federal Ministry of Education, and formally launched in August 12, 2010; to complement the efforts of the Government and the United Nations by promoting and encouraging volunteerism, professionalism, intellectualism, skilled man-power, values and integrity in the Humanitarian and Non Profit sector in Nigeria.

Over the past 10 years, IHSD in association with the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), has through its training program been helping individuals to build a professional career in the humanitarian cum development sector; while at the same time supporting government MDAs and relevant organizations to develop the capacities of their staff on cross-cutting humanitarian issues, thus ensuring organizational efficiency and prompt response to humanitarian challenges.

Core Values

To bring

Professionalism

Intellectualism

Efficiency

Integrity

Credibility and

Value in the non-profit & social services

FOUNDED IN 2010

We have become one of the best humanitarian & capacity building services providers. Our team has decades of experience working specifically with competent experts as trainers, researchers and programmers.
Participants
Individuals Trained
Training batches
NGOS & ORGANIZATIONS
our identity

Our Passion

IHSD Governing Council

Governing Council Members

The Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development is led by the Governing Council which is made up of reputable men and women who have distinguished themselves in various human endeavours cum national service.

Amb. Adamu B. Ibrahim

Ag Chairman Governing Council

Dr. Prince Francis Origa, JP

Registrar/CEO (Secretary-in-Council)

Prof. Mkpa Agu Mkpa (OFR)

Vice President/ Vice Chair

Dr. Aderemi Desalu

Honorary Deputy President

Chief (Mrs.) Beatrice Ubek

Member-in-Council

Mr. Nonso Gaius Anyaegbu

Officer-in-Council

Barr. (Mrs.) Boma Patricia Jack

Officer-in-Council

Barr. Okechukwu Opara

Legal Officer-in- Council

Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Ukeje

Member-in-Council

Dr. (Mrs.) F.A. Dabiri

Former Deputy President (Ex-officio)

Chief Emeka Anyaok (CFR)

Distinguished Guest (Life Patron) of the Institute

Senator (Gen.) Ike Nwachukwu (CFR)

(Immediate Past President) Ex-officio

Mr. Patrick Chinedu

Technical Adviser (USA Representative)

Mr. Abiola Metilelu

Technical Adviser

Mr. Seye Leonard Benson

Technical Adviser (USA Representative)

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State Chapter Liaison Officers

James Obatunmidi

Lagos State

Pastor Anya Okoro

Abia State

Emmanuela Samson

Rivers State

Armstrong Agutsa

Jos, Plateau State

Amina Joshua

Gombe State

Hadu Naphtali Ligari

Gombe State

Obinna Uzowuru

Imo State

Rev. Frankline Yabasun Cannon

Delta State

IHSD 5 CARDINAL AREAS/PILLARS

The Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development is Nigeria’s indigenous humanitarian organization that operates its programs based on 5 cardinal areas/pillars:

The IHSD 5 pillars are anchored on
the below thematic areas but not limited to:

Our

Testimonials

“My experience at the Institute for Humanitarian Studies and Social Development (IHSD) in 2017, is one I can never forget. It changed my perspective to life”
Stephanie Anthony Ndukwe.
Chief Editor, Monday Times
“The training courses helped me to develop more awareness and initiate strategies that help local communities in establishing self-driven projects.
Onyekachukwu B. Asadu, MIHSD.
Mechanical Engineer, Alumni 2015
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