Consumer Advocacy and Empowerment Foundation (CADEF) is a non-profit organization registered in 2008 with the Corporate Affairs of Commission (CAC), Nigeria. (IT/NO: 28691)
CADEF has significant expertise in providing and executing capacity development programs for youths in regions with limited access to resources and services, as well as assessing and tracking their performance to monitor their learning outcomes and gauge their development in various areas including life skills, and basic financial literacy. CADEF strongly believes it is essential to equip the youth with the knowledge and skills to manage their finances, defend their rights and diversify their sources of income.
CADEF’s vision is to be an advocate for justice and fairness and promote innovation and entrepreneurship. Our mission is to promote a just and humane society through enhanced consumer protection, advocacy, entrepreneurship and empowerment to strengthen sustainable economic growth.
The organization is dedicated to the empowerment, protection, emancipation and enlightenment of consumers in Nigeria. This initiative was born from the need to increase the level of awareness of the consumers on standardization of goods and services, enforcement and litigation, and the desire to act as an incubator that promotes entrepreneurship amongst the youth.
“CADEF is a non-governmental organization aimed at empowering consumers, promoting entrepreneurship and giving the youth a voice”
An advocate for justice and fairness, and promote
innovation and entrepreneurship.
To promote a just and humane society through enhanced
consumer protection, advocacy, entrepreneurship, and
empowerment to strengthen sustainable economic growth.
CADEF seeks to ensure that consumers, particularly those who are most vulnerable in society, are able to defend and safeguard their rights and have their voices heard on issues that concern them.
We believe in empowering individuals and groups to increase their autonomy and self-determination economically and socially. This requires providing information and innovative practices that promote participation and accountability amongst consumers.
CADEF seeks to reduce the proliferation of sub-standard goods and services and its effects on consumers. To partner with stake-holders to provide information, resources, testing, and demand for compensation
We provide a professional service for private and commercial customers.