Welcome to Hope Behind Bars Africa

One day people behind bars in Africa will be housed in true correctional facilities with all their humane needs been met and no inmate will be denied   access to justice because of indigence.

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WHAT WE DO

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Reforms Advocacy

We make sure that the voices of people behind bars are heard in places that matter through media awareness,  advocacy and policy advocacy.

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Access to Justice for Indigents

We work with pro bono lawyers and paralegals to ensure that indigent and  marginalized persons get  adequate legal representation or  legal education through our legal awareness sessions.

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Death Penalty Project

Once a life is lost, it cannot be recovered. Hence, we have committed a specific aspect of our work to advocacy, trainings and representations around the death penalty.

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Capacity Building and Trainings              

We believe that proper training on global best practices is the bedrock of effectiveness. We prioritize knowledge sharing and development of our legal service providers as well as that of the correctional staff. 

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Welfare and Reformatory Interventions

We mobilize people to show compassion to men and women behind bars through our outreaches which comes in different forms where we donate food items, clothing, toiletries, drugs etc. 

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Reintergrative Support

We equip inmates with life, business and entrepreneurial skills to prepare them for life after prison to reduce recidivism and re-offending. We are building Nigeria’s first social enterprise located behind bars.

ABOUT US

Hope Behind Bars is a community of volunteers building a social profit organization committed to restoring justice, dignity and hope to the lives of women and men living behind bars with particular emphasis on indigents, women and young inmates.

 We believe that young people have a vital role to play in building peace, justice and  strong correctional institutions  in Africa.

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BECOME A VOLUNTEER

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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

We are a team of volunteers. 
"Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean." – Ryunosuke Satoro

Nguemo Uja

Oluwafunke Adeoye

Osariemen Omoruyi

Temitope Olaoye

Adedayo Adeniyi

Dr Wisdom Ebeogu

Nguemo Uja

Oluwafunke Adeoye

Osariemen Omoruyi

Temitope Olaoye

Adedayo Adeniyi

Dr Wisdom Ebeogu

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