Founded in 2017, Center for Advocacy Transparency and Accountability Initiative [CATAI] is a registered non-governmental organization [NGO] that emanated from the Northeastern region of Nigeria as a result of insurgency, whose mission is to enhance service delivery and empower citizens. We also seek to promote a just society for all regions in Nigeria, through advocacy, Research, Impact, and Innovation by embarking on outreach and advocacy for institutional Reform, Capacity building and empowerment of citizens. We strengthen local communities by creating platforms for dialogue, enabling informed debate, and building the capacities of citizens on catalysts for their societal issues through our innovations.  CATAI provides marginalized and vulnerable communities with resources to amplify their voices with independence and integrity while providing the communities with social, economic and environmental progress. To enhance effective democratic governance, citizen’s participation, Civic Engagement.

We are a network of Peace Builders, Humanitarians, Human Right Activists, advocates, educators, mobilisers, community champions, volunteers and journalists.


We envision a world where all people even in the most remote areas of the globe can have access needs of life.


To enhance service delivery and empower citizens.



Sustainable livelihood is fundamental in our programmatic approach towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 1  “No poverty” fighting poverty by giving our beneficiaries access to skill training, employment opportunities, and farming resources.


Quality education is the foundation to creating sustainable development and improving the quality of   life, access to inclusive education can help equip locals with the tools required to develop innovative solutions to the world’s greatest problems.


Healthy lives and promoting the well-being at all ages is essential to sustainable development. CATAI works around Healthcare to make significant strides in increasing life expectancy and reducing some of the common death-causing diseases with child and maternal mortality.


Clean, accessible water for all is an essential living ingredient. CATAI works around Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WaSH) in the environment with a view to provide a better society. Designing Innovative ways in addressing climate issues.

Peace Building

We work around facilitating the establishment of durable peace in the northeastern region of Nigeria to prevent the recurrence of violence by addressing the root causes and effects of conflict through reconciliation, institution building, and political as well as economic transformation.


We empower marginalized and vulnerable communities with access to life skills and capacity building in having a peaceful and prosperous society with skilled manpower.


We work around child protection from associating with arms group and any forms of violence, abuse, labor, discrimination and exploitation and also protecting human rights violation and upholding the rule of law in our society.

Our Focus pillar

Humanitarian Support and Intervention
Social Accountability
Advocacy and Policy Influencing
Citizens Mobilization
Research, Impact, Innovation
Sustainable Public Spending Model