Full Name: Oyeleye Kehinde Emmanuel:
Phone Number: 08147258808
Organization: Acalypha Initiative and The Empowered Advocate
Job Title: Executive Director
Oyeleye Kehinde Emmanuel is an inspiring Nigerian; a notable leader and hero. He obtained a bachelor’s degree in Local government Administration, Obafemi Awolowo University. He is presently pursing his Masters Degree in Public Administration.
Kehinde is a Coach and Project consultant, Mental Health Advocate, Public Administrator, Passionate Teacher and a Trained Child Safety Advocate at SOAR Initiative. He hails from Ikun Akoko, Ondo state but was born and bred in Oyo state Nigeria.
Kehinde has over 5years volunteering experience in nonprofit sector. Currently, He is the founder and director of “Acalypha Initiative ” and prime mover of “The Empowered Advocate” where he leads a team of volunteers with the mandate to Restoring Hope through advocacy, Educational sponsorship and Charity project.
In Just one year of launching, Kehinde and his team have impacted over 7000 people.
Kehinde is a member of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and ONE, Campaigner at Amnesty International, He is a Global Goodwill Ambassador at GGA, Global Ambassador at My body is my body
Having suffered as a victim of sexual abuse as a child and determined to put an end to the menace in the society. He strongly believes that education is that weapon by which the world can be changed.
Achievements; Kehinde has impacted over 10,000 children, parent and caregivers through his community engagements and public speakings
In 2018, Kehinde organised and led team in Benue state, Nigeria where he visited Six different school teaching body safety education about 2000 children were impacted.
He also led a team to organize a conference on child safety and protection in Gboko, Benue state. With over 100 people in attendance
Kehinde led an online campaign to create awareness on sexual abuse having partnered with thirteen NGOs.
He collaborated with Empire Foundation and Fun Living Foundation to organize a menstrual hygiene campaign and oral health campaign respectively in Benue state, where about 2,000 students were Impacted. And 300 beneficiaries of our pads, Dental clinic and oralB toothpaste and toothbrush
He partnered with Step_Up foundation and Bays planet foundation to organize an Online and offline volunteers summit and a Clean Up exercise to help people understand the dynamics of volunteering. Over 200 people were impacted.
He led his team to organize #KitUpAchild project in Benue state, where 25 new Uniforms were given, educational materials to over 200 pupils.
In 2019, Kehinde has organised a school tour on Child sexual abuse and child protection at Osogbo, Osun state. About 500 children and teachers were impacted.
He has facilitated trainings (Both Offline and Online) for volunteers and care givers this year, about 3000 people were equipped and impacted
He led his team for a menstrual hygiene campaign in Five different states in Nigeria where about 5,000 pupils and staff were impacted and 580 pads distributed
He partnered with suicide and depression awareness foundation (SADAF) and LeadOn Empowerment foundation to host a walk against suicide/ depression and walk for good health respectively
Through The Empowered Advocate platform he has trained and raised ten child safety advocate and still counting
Kehinde is a serial volunteer, He is currently Volunteering for Scream Initiative, Voice Out Movement, Dellas Diary, SADAF among others.
Kehinde has demonstrated effective leadership qualities. He is a great leader full of inspiration and deserves to be celebrated as an Hero of our Generation.
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