Ogechukwu brings five years of experience in the nonprofit sector with extensive knowledge in addressing socio-economic development issues and organizational capacity building. He earned a Bachelors degree in Automotive Technology Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Owerri in Nigeria. From 2007 to 2011, he worked as the Program Administrator for Self-Help Development Facilitators (SEDFA), a Nigerian nonprofit organization. His responsibilities at SEDFA included fundraising, resource mobilization, monitoring and evaluation as well as project implementation. In this regard, he has been involved in good governance and poverty reduction projects funded by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA); United Nations Development Programme (UNDP); Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Nigeria; European Union (EU); as well as the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). He also anchored the application process that led to the granting of SEDFA, a “Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN-ECOSOC)” in 2011.
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