Level of Success, Funding & Finance

Level of Success

  • 4,767 Practitioners registered in Nigeria.
  • 187 Nigerian practitioners registered in Europe and America.
  • 12 schools of social work inspected and accredited in Nigeria.
  • Commenced indexing of students in 7 schools.
  • Trained 7,900 social workers on CPD programmes in Nigeria.
  • Trained 86 practitioners on international programmes in UK.
  • Provided books and educational support to all schools in Sagbonkoji community in Amuwo Odofin LGA, Lagos State.
  • Trained education counsellors in selected private schools in Lagos.
  • Trained Directors of Social Welfare in all LGAs in 19 States.
  • Established and maintained 36 Zonal Chapters nationwide
  • Submitted Bill for a Charter to the Senate and House of Representatives concurrently in 2013.
  • The Bill for a Charter passed through National Assembly and forwarded for President’s assent in 2019.
  • Successfully carried out rehabilitation and reintegration of fistula clients in 5 states in Nigeria with Engenderhealth and USAID in 2018

Funding and Finances

  • ISOWN is financed by member’s subscriptions.
  • Donations from BOD, Council and other social and kind hearted Nigerians.
  • Fund generated from capacity development programmes.
  • Members of Council and Management are all Volunteers.
  • Administration is on zonal basis.
  • Zonal Coordinators are state vocal persons.
  • State Chapters are supervised by State Zonal Coordinators.

The Institute is continually grateful to them.