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About Us

Community development entails the provision of infrastructural facilities to the people. The provision of these social amenities can be attained through a number of ways and/or organizations which includes, the government, community development associations, Non-Governmental Organisations

Kindred Hearts Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. Our work is to support and empower empower poor and marginalized individuals and communities to lead the changes that they would like to see in their own communities -- whether greater access to justice for the poor, pro-poor urban governance and policy, or community-led in-situ upgrading and development.

Our work is community driven, community owned, and community sustained. The Federation and its member communities identify their needs and set priorities. These priorities direct all aspects of our work.

Our Partners

Partnership and collaboration are essential to all of our work. We are incredibly thankful for the generous support and guidance provided by our partners. If you would like to partner with us, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Shack / Slum Dwellers International (SDI) is a network of community-based organisations of the urban poor in 32 countries and hundreds of cities and towns across Africa, Asia and Latin America. The Nigerian Slum / Informal Settlement Federation is the local affiliate of SDI in Nigeria and JEI is the supporting NGO.

Cities Alliance is a global partnership for poverty reduction and the promotion of the role of cities in sustainable development. Cities Alliance supports JEI's community-led data collection, policy advocacy, and paralegal support for migrant populations living in Lagos.

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. NED supports JEI's training and support for the work of community-based paralegals from urban slums.

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K Hearts Office

67 Okigwe Road
Owerri Imo,
State Nigeria

Contact K Hearts

+234 906 625 2162,


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