FIWON builds human and material capacities for representation of informal workers in decision making public institutions, more qualitative and effective participation in Nigeria’s democratic processes, and enactment of policies to address pervasive development problems in the Nigerian informal economy. FIWON is a common platform based on shared problems and aspirations of millions of working people, helping to blunt the edge of divisive polarizations which Nigerian political processes engender.
Giving Voice to the Voiceless.
To organize informal workers and be a platform for their representation and empowerment through trade union education, robust engagement with government as well as local and international organizations, and to gain better access to inputs and resources.
To transform the work and life of very informal worker from the margins into the mainstream of our country’s socio-economic systems with greater social inclusion, improved productivity, better access to social protection, for work with dignity.