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We are accountable: doing what we say we’re going to do efficiently and on time.

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We respect everyone irrespective of age, gender and social status.

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We push ourselves to greater heights and act with confidence while growing gracefully.

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We are solution providers hence we work with a mindset of overcoming obstacles to achieve our set objectives.

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We are not rigid in our work, rather everywhere we go, we have an open mind to learn, recreate and improve.

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We motivate and empower the society to create solutions to real-life challenges

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We motivate and empower the society to create solutions to real-life challenges

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We collaborate with partners and focus groups to promote sustainable solutions.

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We are driven by truth and honesty at all times.

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Who We Are

...Information, Inspiration and Transformation

The Centre for Creative Development Strategies (CCDS) is a duly registered non-governmental organization based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. Our vision is to see a peaceful Nigerian Society where there is Opportunity, Prosperity & Equality for all.  

To achieve our vision, we drive a new era of creative, innovative and sustainable development strategies that will stimulate the positive social change, economic growth and empowerment of the most vulnerable groups, women, youths and the physically challenged.

Impact Stories

Ihioma's Been A Migrant Worker
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A Brighter Future — The Story of Nwidam
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Our inspiration is contagious and enables us to unleash creativity to help people achieve their goals. Our motivation and enthusiasm inspire others to succeed.

Grassroot Participation

At CCDS we promote active citizen participation in local governance, accountability, and responsive governance, improved service delivery through capacity development programs, town hall meetings, score cards, and system strengthening programs.

Gender Mainstreaming

In CCDS we ensure gender equity for small scale enterprises, promote participatory engagement and local content, through educational development, institutional support system, and policies implementation.

Our Initiatives

— Teens Camp

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— GOLD

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— Girls Can Lead

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— LEAP

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— GOLD

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— GWIM

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Teens Connect

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Our Partners

Program Briefs

Environment & Local Economic Development
Environmental Stewardship

As part of our stewardship and concern as Environmental stewards, CCDS team volunteered and visited their host Community Secondary School: CSS, Rumuolumeni on the 8th …

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Environment & Local Economic Development
NAVIGATING FROM CONVENTIONAL MENSRTRAL PADS TO BODYBOLD ECOPAD

We’re thrilled to share an update of the just concluded Sustainable Menstrual Hygiene Project Launch. Here comes our innovative solution from the table of the …

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Environment & Local Economic Development
CCDS Celebrating International Earth’s Day 2022.

CCDS team was among the attendees that attended the workshop organized by Rivers Networks of NGOs (RINNGOS) for Climate Action for Sustainability and Environmental Protection …

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Environment & Local Economic Development
Distributions of Pad Productions to Girls in Schools

CCDS team who were beneficiaries of the pad production training with other 400 girls at the just concluded training for the Pad A Girl Project, …

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