who we are.

Development Service Providers

Since 2002, we’ve been providing technical assistance in the design, planning and implementation of various development initiatives across Nigeria.

Our Vision

To have a society where everyone has an equitable opportunity for self-actualization It’s free of charge to provide service and raise funds. Easily get access to campaigns or projects.

Our Mission

To build a society that provides equitable opportunity for self-actualization through economic empowerment and sustainable livelihood initiatives

Our Core Values

Accountability, transparency, dedication & commitment; honesty & integrity; empathy for the poor; humility, and professionalism

Our Approach

We’re committed to the ideals of participatory and bottom-top development, ensuring that benefitting communities are actively involved throughout the process

What We Do

Changing Lives through Strategic Partnerships

We work tirelessly to empower smallholder farmers, youth and women and off-grid energy entrepreneurs, cooperative societies, and communities across Nigeria…

…fostering growth, enhancing livelihoods, and facilitating sustainable development. Through our projects and initiatives, we aim to create lasting impact and transform lives.

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Take a Look at Our Projects

Featured Projects

DDI has provided support to several projects across 29 states of Nigeria including the FCT – enabling project participants to harness proven technologies and strategies resulting in improved living standards, enhanced health outcomes, increased earning capacity, and higher profits.

The USADF Nigeria Program

The U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) began operations in Nigeria in 2001. From bustling urban centres to serene rural communities, USADF's impact...

The USAID Feed the Future Rural Resilience Activity

In the heart of North Eastern Nigeria, a transformation is underway. The Rural Resilience Activity (RRA), a Feed the Future initiative, is making strides toward economic recovery...

The GAIN SNiPS Projects

When we think of hunger, we often imagine people who do not have enough to eat. However, there is another type of hunger that is just as devastating, yet less visible. Micronutrient malnutrition...

Our Impact

600,000+

Smallholder farmers Empowered.

70+

Off-Grid Energy Enterprises Supported

20,000+

Coops, SMEs & CBOs Supported

N300M+

average size of grants managed

OUR EXPERIENCE

22 Years of Delivering
Development Services

Business Support & Enterprise Management

Agric. Value Chain Development & Commodity Market Access Services

Renewable/Off-Grid Energy Support

Youth Employability Enhancement & Entrepreneurship Program

Grants Management 

Empowering Farmers, Cooperatives, Entrepreneurs, and Youth Across Nigeria

DDI has positively impacted the lives of over 600,000 smallholder farmers, supported over 20,000   cooperative societies and MSMEs, empowered over 70 off-grid energy entrepreneurs, and provided industry-relevant skills to more than 3,000 young people across Nigeria.

Krista’s Climb for a Cause

Make learning possible for children who are all ages, from kindergarten to high school and adults also. 

Provide learning vocational training, educational opportunities that help adults improve their education, and catch up with modern life. 

Being Realistic With Your Goals

Enhance children protection system to dealing with the prevention of child abuse in general, anti-bullying or prevention of child sexual abuse.

Ensuring children live in a supportive family environment, full educational learning, access to justice and protection from violence, abuse and exploitation.

We always see hope

Provide exceptional healthcare, foods & funds to support victims in natural or pandemic disaster, war, …

Offer free of charge, high quality medical treatment and surgical care for people.

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Vacancy!!!

DDI is preparing for an anticipated multi-million-dollar, multi-year USAID Feed the Future Nigeria Resilience Activity, which will support poverty reduction for vulnerable households in the Northwest of Nigeria with a focus on Sokoto and Zamfara states. This effort will contribute to DDI’s’ agriculture and livelihoods program areas and ongoing efforts to promote resilience, recovery, and development within Nigeria.

 Therefore, DDI is currently seeking several positions contingent on USAID funding.