Samuel Akpobome Orovwuje is the National Coordinator of the Foundation for Humanitarian Care for Displaced Persons in Nigeria. He attended the University of Lagos graduate school, where he obtained a Master degree in Public and International Affairs and another Master in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies. He also earned a post graduate certificate in Refugee Policy and Practice, and International Refugee Law from
the American University in Cairo, Egypt. In addition, a certificate in Forced Migration from the prestigious Refugee Studies Centre, Department of International Development, University of Oxford, United Kingdom. In 2008, he was part of the training in International Humanitarian Response system conducted by OCHA Middle East and North Africa. Sam has participated in a number of international workshops and conferences during the past years on displacement, migration and development, reproductive health in emergencies in Egypt, Ghana, Senegal, Uganda, Sri Lanka, Dubai and the United Kingdom respectively. He was actively involved in community refugee work in Egypt with Sudanese, Eritrean and Ethiopian refugees at St. Andrew’s Church and Congregation Refugee services in Cairo. He is a member of the International
Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM), International Association of Professionals in Humanitarian Assistance and Protection (PHAP), and the International Humanitarian Studies Association (IHSA).Sam is also involved in a number of social and civil society networks in Child Migration, Reproductive Health, Street Children, Nutrition, Psycho –Social counseling and protection in Nigeria. He is also a versatile writer with published articles on migration, climate change, displacement, governance and gender issues.
Dr. Beatrice Joshua is the Community Outreach Programs Director. She trained is a
medical Practitioner and a Public Health Specialist. Beatrice graduated in Medicine and Master degree in Public Health (MPH) and she also hold another Master in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies respectively from the University of Lagos. Beatrice Joshua is passionate about public health issues in Nigeria particularly in community health and working with survivors of sexual and gender based violence to help them access a full spectrum of medical, social and psychological services. Beatrice is a member of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) and the International Humanitarian Studies
Lami Amos is the Program Advisor. She has first degree from the University of Jos and a master degree in Humanitarian and Refugee Studies from the University of Lagos. She worked with the Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Lagos. Before joining the HCFDPS as a program advisor she had previous engagement with the Red Cross and other civil society orgnisation in Lagos. She is a member of the International Humanitarian Studies
Association (IHSA).Lami has attended several workshops on impact and evaluation of humanitarian projects.
Chidinma Ndukwu is a graduate of Applied Microbiology and Brewery, ESUTECH, and a certified member of Institute of Public Analyst of Nigeria, with trainings on SON/ MANCAP, NAFDAC, NIFST and AIMN (Association of Industrial Microbiologist of Nigeria), her career path has spanned manufacturing and service industry before moving to the development sector. She currently the community development/ project manager.