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We put people at the center of our work, particularly those affected by  conflict and insecurity

About Us

Safer World Foundation

Safer World Foundation is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization that works to reduce violent conflict, minimize the impact of violence on individuals and communities at large, as well as to build safer communities.

At Safer World Foundation, we believe that to achieve lasting peace, people must actively get involved in providing alternatives to violence and have access to fair and effective means of addressing grievances and inequalities that drive conflict.

Safer World Foundation has been working in North Eastern States of Adamawa, Borno, Bauchi and Yobe State. In North Central States of Benue, Niger, Taraba, Nasarawa, Plateau and South Western State Osun since August 2015.

Our Blog Post

Feature Post

A journey to Recovery

A Journey to Recovery: Exploring the Power of Trauma Healing Psychosocial Support. © Safer World Foundation/2022/Maiduguri Meet Amina, a young woman who endured the horrors of violence and...

Other Blog Posts


Safer World Foundation (SWF) Signs new grants with the Nigerian North East Connection (NEC) funded...

End Violence Against Women Now!

In our society today, violence against women is woven into the fabric of society to such an extent...

SARC Training​

Psychosocial Support Training for Staff of the Sexual Assault Referral Centers (SARC) overview of...

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Our Latest Projects


Setting Up Trauma Listening Centers, Psychosocial First Aid and Referral pathways for 12 communities from 4 wards of Mubi North and Mubi South Local Government Areas of Adamawa State


Youth Inclusion in Democratic Conflict Resolution and Civic Education in Adamawa State, Nigeria


Strengthening Community Response to Conflict between Farmers and Herders in Nigeria’s Middle Belt Region

While you are here, watch


A Safer World Foundation documentary showcasing the amazing journey of healing of trauma survivors impacted by different degrees of conflict and violence that resulted in numerous deaths and loss of livelihoods

Our integrity as an organization comes from the values and principles that guide our work

People Centered

We put people at the center of our work, particularly those affected by conflict and insecurity.

Thought Leadership

We promote and support inclusive and cooperative approaches to decision-making.


We believe in the worth, equality and dignity of every person, and society for people to enjoy security, justice and peaceful co-existence. We promote and support inclusive and cooperative approaches to decision-making.


We understand that everything we do can have positive or negative effects on conflict dynamics and gender relationships, and being sensitive to this is central to our work.


We are accountable to the communities and partners we work with, and to the donors and public who support our work.


We are a learning organization, striving to learn from each other – staff, partners and communities.

Our partners

Together, we can

Build a world where everyone feels safe