Disabilities Awareness Welfare Development & Rights Initiative (DAWDRIN) Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, - Nigeria
Twitter : @OhaleteFestus
Festus uzoamaka Ohalete was born in the Eastern part of Nigeria in the year 1983,he is an advocate of democracy & good governance, gender & women development as well as a Conflict Management & Peace Building trainer. His experience span across program coordination, peace building workshops, consultancy, education & councilling. He is a 2015 Generation change fellow, a United State's Institute of Peace funded program. Between 2011 and 2015, he was the government liaison officer of the Imo state government, Nigeria. He liaises between the local community and the state government. In November 2015, he facilitated the "Church to Church Peace Advocacy program" a one month long peace building training in churches in Isiala Mbano, Imo, Nigeria. He has attended several and facilitated over 15 youth capacity building, training and motivational sessions in over 10 major cities within Nigeria and abroad, reaching over 15,000 young people directly and over 70,000 indirectly.He holds a B.sc Degree in sociology discipline. Currently, he is a program officer with the Disabilities Awareness Welfare Development & Rights Initiative (DAWDRIN) Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, an NGO with thematic in health, education, good governance and human rights advocacy. He is an evangelist, political analyst, social commentator and also he consults for several Non Governmental Organization (NGO's). His desire is to train & mentor young people in Nigeria, Africa & beyond,on advocacy,leadership & peace building skills.