Daughters of Virtue & Empowerment Initiative (DOVENET)

Our Story

Daughters of Virtue & Empowerment Initiative (DOVENET); is an independent, non-profit organization working in Nigeria. The organization was established in year 2000 registered with CAC in the year 2005, with the vision to see a society where all individuals are empowered to contribute towards growth and development irrespective of gender; through advocacy, training & capacity building & empowerment, to strengthen and empower women and young people to make them confident contributors to development.

Meet Our Founder

Ugo Nnachi the Executive Director of Daughters of Virtue and Empowerment Initiative (DOVENET) belongs to a new generation of Nigerian women who have excelled in their chosen career through the unique attributes of hardwork, perseverance and determination. Ugo Nnachi is a Public Sector Professional with over 20 years of experience. She served in the public service and precisely with Ebonyi State and retired at the apex of her public service career as Head of Service of Ebonyi State in 2015. She also has Experience in NGO Management and Human Capital Development since 2015. She has experience in Organizational  Development with special emphasis on Governance issues. She has served as consultant to Nigerian Government in the MDG project. She also has wide range of Experience on Social Intervention programs having served as the Focal Person on Social Investment Programme and Open Government Partnership in Ebonyi State. She has pioneered the implementation of numerous Social Impact projects in Ebonyi state. She holds a BSc. in Sociology/Anthropology from the University of Nigeria. Master in Public Administration in 2006 and another Master of Science in Public Administration from Abia State University. She is a Master Trainer in Sexual Rights and Reproductive Health and a trained facilitator for Conferences and workshops. She is An Advocate for Eliminating Gender Based Violence and Female Genital Mutilation. She is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Administrators and a Network member of MenEngage Alliance.

Our Executive Director, Mrs, Ugo Nnachi in this exclusive interview shares some of her experiences, and vision for the eradication of Female Child Genital Mutilation, discovery and repair of women with Fistula here in Ebonyi state. She extensively gives a little limelight on the achievement of the Organization so far, please do enjoy!

Thematic Areas covered

Empowered Persons

Fistula Repaired Cases

Community Reached


Our vision is to see a society where all individuals are empowered to contribute towards growth and development irrespective of gender.

Our Vision

Committed towards the promotion of all-round development, Empowerment of Women, Young People and Community members Through training, capacity building and advocacy.

Our Values

The goal of the organization is to empower women, young people, And community members to make them confident contributors to Development.

Our Team

Ugo Nnachi

Ugo Nnachi

Executive Director & Founder

Grace Onu

Grace Onu

Program Officer

Peter Ewah

Peter Ewah

Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

Aghachukwu Nnenna Chima

Aghachukwu Nnenna Chima

Account Officer

Jeremiah Caleb

Jeremiah Caleb

ict/admin officer

Uzoamaka Agusa

Uzoamaka Agusa

Admin Assistant



M&E Assistant/Data Assistant

DOVENET has spread the message of Fistula & also helped repair several women living with Fistula.

You can support this great work by voluntering to work as acommunity sensitization officer.

Become Part of Our Team Today

We need your support because we know your funds would go a long way to save a life. It would also help us eradicate VVF and other health challenges suffered by women and community members.

Accountability, Gender Equality and Equity, Empowerment, Leadership, Mutual Respect and Networking

Our Organization has been present for over 18 years. We have empowered and equipped so many women & community members.

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