Profile

Name

Selya Tyav

Title

Executive director

Organization

C-GATE, Citadel Gate of Hope and Restoration Initiative

BIO

C- Gate is a non-profit organization operating out of Plateau State, North Central Nigeria whose mission is to Rescue, Restore, and Empower Communities with Dignity by providing non state actor intervention through innovative cooperative solutions in conflict resolution, healthcare, education, good governance, gender and youth action.

CITADEL GATE OF HOPE AND RESTORATION INITIATIVE
…Working with communities to advance the society

OUR VISION
To Rescue, Restore, and Empower Communities with Dignity
OUR MISSION
Bringing hope and restoration by strengthening and bridging community divides

OUR APPROACH
All our interventions is unearthed outside what we call the CUBE
Community+
Dialogue+,
Economy+
And Gender+

COMMUNITY+
We empower local people to build peace by bring them together, providing them with training, advice and support. Allowing the communities divided by conflict to find ways of resolving their differences without violence. With some creative thinking, these communities, neighbors, and families together start to discover their common humanity, and work out issues.

DIALOGUE+
People do not want to talk, whether at the local or national level, distrust and hatred between different groups, whether over politics, economics, religion or other allegiances, prevents societies from living in peace, so we bring people together across dividing lines to discover and achieve shared goals. We work with those traditionally in power and those without a platform, often women and youth.

ECONOMY+
Investment, petty trade and aid can generate significant economic wealth and help support social development especially when carried out by women, but can also have adverse effects on local communities and economies. It is a case of peace, health and prosperity in a synergy.

GENDER+
Conflict affects women, men, girls and boys in different ways, and gender inequality undermines the long-term prospects for peace and development.

We help improve relations between women and men at home and in their communities, strengthening their capacity to respond peacefully to problems when they arise, and to build a peaceful future for them and their societies.

WHO WE WORK WITH
Children and Youth
Women
Religious/Traditional Leaders
State and Non State Actors; (Decision Makers & Shapers)
Health Institutions/Personnel
Donors

WHERE WE INTERVENE IN
Gender Equity & Equality (Sexual & Gender Based Violence)
Health & Nutrition
Religious and Interfaith Engagement
Internal Displacement Issues and Rights
Education & Youth Engagement
Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention/Resolution

HISTORY & STAFF
We have a compact team of five, and scores of volunteers (who are classified as experts, professionals, and interns), working in our Jos based head office and in the regions where we work.

We are led by our Senior Management Team, governed by our Board of Trustees and endorsed by our patron. We all work with the conviction that stable communities are the bedrock to advancing the society

E-mail

Seltyav@gmail.com