Monday, 14 July 2014


"SUSTAINABLE ENERGY: THE KEY TO AFRICA'S WORLD INTEGRATION" - This was the theme of the Port Harcourt 2014 Energy Environment and Investment Forum. Port Harcourt hosted the world in a 3 Days packed conference with delegates from all over the globe including the former Prime Ministers of Spain and France, the former Presidents of Poland and Ghana amidst other notable delegates from the UN, USA, UK, China and representatives of Africa at home and in the diaspora. Hosted by the Governor of Rivers State, Nigeria, the forum had plenary session on topics such as "Coping with Long and Short Term Impacts Of Hydro-Carbon Exploration on the Environment', "Fostering Innovation- Inspiring the New Generation and Stimulating Growth" etc..
SOFER Initiative was represented by the Coordinator, Emmanuel Sofa (See Pic Above).
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World Environment Day Celebration (Pics) - 5th June, 2014

Sunday, 18 May 2014


It's going to be an exhilarating 3 Day Activities for SOFER Initiative Volunteers and other participating organisations and individuals as we celebrate the World Environment Day 2014. In commemoration of the global event, we have planned an innovative activity alongside a Clean Up Exercise at Uyo Police Barracks and a Rally from University of Uyo to Nwaniba Roundabout . The initiative as always like to dive in creative waters to create awareness on environmental issues. This year, we are making a PICTURE MONTAGE of Environmental Challenges in Nigeria and Solutions, all in one piece.
Here are the details:

Day 1:  30/5/14 - Montage Photo Shoot - 1:00pm - Kilimanjaro Fastfood, Uyo (Meet) - Volunteers

Day 2:  31/5/14 - Clean Up Exercise - 8:00am - Brooks/Barracks Road Roundabout (Meet) - Volunteers

Day 3:  5/6/14 - WED 2014 Rally - 10:00am - UniUyo Main Gate - Open to all

PS: Tee Shirts are available for the campaign on request.

For more information contact +2348037719063 or Email: or Twitter: @soferinitiative

Monday, 14 April 2014

THE EXECUTION (Slam Dunk Your Trash Campaign 2014 - Pictures)

University of Uyo Basketball Court before Slam Dunk Your Trash (SDYT)
UniUyo Court during survey for SDYT
Weak and shaky rim and board
Volunteers painting the basketball court in preparation for SDYT
Dedication to transforming the Basketball Court
Center ball designed and painted by Immortal
Setting up the new rim  
New boards ready for use
Concepts and ideas coming together to put a classy touch to the court
Volunteers at work
Fixing the rim to the board
Welding and reinforcing the rim stand
Structural Engineers proferring support
Rims ready for use
Center ball 
DJ Preppy set up for Music Entertainment
Basketballers warm up for SDYT
Coordinator and Host of SDYT - Emmanuel Sofa
Coordinator sensitising the basketballers and spectators on the need to manage waste and keep our communities litter free.
Displaying Team names at the back of Jerseys designed and sponsored by SOFER Initiative
3 R-Side  Players with the Coordinator. 
Team REDUCE Versus Team REUSE
During the 3R-Side game.
The New improved Basketball Court with the 3R-Side Teams and Anchor.
Team Connection
Coach Ekere charging the teams to put up a good show.
Volunteers and planning Committee Members at the SDYT
Committed Player and Volunteer (Ini)
Rapper and Entertainer
Female Players and Bebeto
DJ Preppy got the crowd dancing.
This is SDYT