HipCity Innovation Centre

Abuja, Nigeria
Joined September 2023

HipCity Innovation Centre is a research, development and advocacy organization working in Nigeria, with its operations office in Abuja. We do community engagement, policy engagements, research.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Community Organizing, Education, Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Indigenous Peoples' Rights, Policy Advocacy

HipCity Innovation Centre is a registered non-profit, registered in Nigeria. HipCity’s work cut across several cross-cutting thematic areas of Environment and Climate Change, Urban development (Housing and informal settlements), Governance, WASH.

Our approach to work is to put the people at the centre, we believe that the advancement and development of human societies must be reflective of the common wishes and aspirations of the people without wish such development cannot be deem complete and holistic.

Through critical and intentional community engagements, we create space and platforms for local communities and urban poor communities to interface with government, we also participate actively in policy influencing and engagement while deploying advocacy strategies to rally support and make demands to those in authorities to make laws and policies that are human-centric, not exclusionary or vindictive to the larger society.