Paul Ofili – Director
WHO WE ARE
Stand Out For Environment Restoration (SOFER) Initiative is a registered community based NGO committed to raising environmental awareness and also inspire the youths and general public to take action towards attitudinal change through a range of creative programs. We also support community actions and behavioural change towards the environment.
Since November 2010, we have been working with over 400 volunteers across Rivers State, Akwa Ibom State, Lagos State, Cross River State and Abuja to execute environmental activities and also inspire youths to develop communities.
WE THINK DIFFERENT
What We Do
We educate and advocate, while creating environmental awareness by working with the youths to provide practical opportunities for positive behavioural change.
To raise a generation of environmentally positive conscious people with attitudes that develop and sustain the earth.
To use various awareness strategies to reduce, reuse and recycle waste while improving biodiversity and promoting positive attitude towards the environment.
WHERE WE FOCUS
Promoting environmental protection and restoration.
Support and promote policies that condemns environmental degradation and promote sustainable development.
Providing waste management systems – such as incinerators, refuse dump sites, waste baskets, cans and garbage bags for communities / municipalities.
Developing and promoting Youth volunteerism in communities and the provision of educational resources for schools on ways to improve and protect the environment.
Encouraging the promotion of environmental friendly activities and community involvement in the design, development, finance and implementation of environmental solutions.
Providing solutions that address the challenges of marine plastics through collaboration with relevant stakeholders.
Changing and/or modifying perceptions of individuals towards the environment.
Improving the quality of participation of the civil society in the process of environmental sustainability, awareness and socio-economic development.