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Organization Contact Information

Name: Mind Set Community Development Initiative
Street 1: Suit 6, Corner Shop, Tudun Wada, Birnin Kebbi
Street 2:
City: Birnin Kebbi
Province: Kebbi State
Post Code: 9001
Country: Nigeria
Phone: +2348062410958
Email: beain123@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Francis
Last Name: Ekebaye
Title: Executive Director
Email: calebekebaye2@yahoo.com
Phone: +2348062410958

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Hajiya
First Name: Maryam
Last Name: Abubakar
Title: Program Director
Email: miscodin2me@gmail.com
Phone: +2348085244574

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Mind Set Community Development Initiative is a non governmental, non profit making intiative established to promote the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals especially goal 1,4,5 & 6 which aimed at improving food security, empower the poor, reduce infant and maternal mobidity and mortality and reduction of disease burden on vulnerable women, youths and children. Our major target area is providing the vulnerable onces access to esssential services and prevention. This we do through advocacy, enlightenment campaigns, capacity building, resource mobilization. Our work on TB control and prevention is mobilization of community members to form local committee in health facilities where dot services are available to encourage utilization and reduction in stigma and discrimination. We link TB patients to dot centers and do social mobilization of Community and religious leaders for acceptance of TB programs.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $1,001-$5,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We engage in community outreach programs, enlightening the people on access to tb drugs and prevention of tb infection. We conduct compand meetings on environmental sanitation and nutrition for children.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Nigeria
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Nigeria

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Funding, including innovative and optimized approach to funding TB Care
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Nigeria

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
We advocate for expansion of dots centers in rural health facilities in Arewa Local Government of Kebbi State Nigeria February 2012.

TB-HIV:
We trained community volunteers as peer educators on TB HIV prevention and access to treatment for those already infected in Argungu, Dandi and Arewa Local Government Areas of Kebbi State. Trained 100 volunteers as peer educators.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
I have no conflict of interest in participation in Global Partnership to Stop TB

Application date: October 25, 2010
Last updated: May 15, 2012