WELCOME TO FOUNDATION FOR INTEGRATED RURAL AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT
The Foundation For Integrated Rural and Urban Development (FIRUD) is a non-stock, non-profit organization . It was established as a social development foundation and has since worked with people in both rural and urban communities.
FIRUD also designed and implemented to nature alternative people-centered development initiatives at the community level through engagement in socio-economic, sustainable agriculture and ecological endeavor.
The FIRUD envisions the fulfillment of the people's aspirations for a life of dignity, sufficiency and self-reliance anchored on sustainable and equitable development.
FIRUD operate a vocational and technical training center for unemployed adults, youths in between schools, teenagers on vacation, physically challenged youths and others who may wish to have a skill to empower themselves.
Training covers both business management skills,Computer management,Information technology and practical vocational training.
One of the mission of FIRUD is to train about 200 or more people yearly with different skills and make them to be self employed and this will reduce the number of people walking along the street without job.
This is because each person trained, subsequently becomes an employer of other people. This multiplier effect has been observed in those that have been trained.