About Us

DEVTRAIN Community and Entrepreneurship Development Initiative (DEVTRAIN CEDI) is a youth based non-governmental, non-for-profit, non-political, non-religious organization formed in May 2018


Our Mission: is to equip under served communities to thrive and flourish through innovative ideas for growth and development through capacity building of youths.

Our Vision

Vision: DEVTRAIN CEDI envisions a society where young men and women are fully equipped to take the lead as community change agents

What we do

DevTrain supports communities to identify and meet their needs through livelihoods improvement activities/programmes in Nigeria.


Our Programmes

CSIP is a community based WASH programme to address the poor sanitation issues, open defecation and child killer diseases. CSIP is aimed at reducing the incidence of diarrhoea, facilitate Hygiene promotion activities, improve safe water chain and influence the Government/Partners to provide safe water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.
A youth oriented network that promote sustainable and innovative solutions that improves access to quality and inclusive education, enrolment, retention and completion for the girl child through entrepreneurship development, tackling child marriage with keen interest on menstrual hygiene management, safe water and hygiene, hygiene promotion activities and influences policies on the importance of WASH services for in-school and out of school girls in the community. GAP is aimed at increasing the learning opportunities and outcomes of girls in formal and informal education preparing them for future economic activities and to provide an enabling environment for girls to flourish in their chosen pathways This programme encourages enrolment of vulnerable out of school children through payment of school fees, levies and provision of basic education materials, address the varying challenges girls face in relation to Menstrual Hygiene Management and increase girls access to financial education and life skills.
  1. Reduce Water related Disease and Increase knowledge on safe water and hygiene
  2. Reduction in rate of out of school children
  3. Promote peer to peer network and mentoring
Community Led Climate Action Project (CLCAP) is a community based approach to ensuring environmental sustainability through increase participation of community members (especially women, children and PLWD) on climate change mitigation and adaptation reducing the effect of climate change on fresh water, environment, agriculture and good health. Through CLCAP DevTrain has encouraged and conducted:
  1. Social media climate change awareness and mobilization campaigns
  2. Tree planting campaigns
  3. Pick that Trash campaigns
  4. Facilitate the school to school climate change and environment campaigns
  5. Facilitated Climate change mitigation and adaptation activities
  6. Facilitated Environmental protection and preservation activities (promote afforestation, combat desertification and reclaim soil fertility)
  7. Developed Climate Change Education Handbook for school children

DEVTRAIN - Community Health Education programme (CHEAP) was developed to drive sustainable health outcomes in the community. CHEAP is a social process targeted at women and girls to promote health and preventing disease within IDP camps and surrounding communities. The purpose is to positively influence the health behaviour of individuals and communities as well as the living and working conditions that affects their health.

Through CHEAP we have raised awareness on international days such as World Cancer Day, World Health Day, World Malaria Day, World Hepatitis Day, World Tuberculosis Day, World AIDS Day etc, these campaigns have increased the knowledge of community members on healthy habits, good feeding practices.

Also these campaigns have been facilitated in primary and post-primary schools in Abuja FCT enhancing children's knowledge and making them agents of change in the society.

The programme was designed to help you develop a wider perspective on leadership and better understand mentorship. DevTrain leadership and mentorship shall seek to understand attitudes, knowledge and the skills required for leadership roles in youths, women and children. They will be mentored for a period of four (4) months and take practical examination in the various courses.
As part of the programme, participants will need to:

  1. Participate in the programme activities
  2. Commit to four face-to-face sessions with their mentors. The location, day and time for your mentoring sessions will be agreed between you and your mentor
  3. Attend briefing and debriefing sessions.
  4. Take Practical examinations


Follow up on our events

World Cancer Day 2019


Our Partners


Media For Community Change


Susty Vibes

Susty Vibes



African Cleanup Initiative


Agro Nature

Agro Nature Nigeria



Cleaner Healthier Nigeria



Project Beautiful Benue