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Chaste Christopher Inegbedion
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Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria
Residence Lagos, Nigeria
Nationality Nigerian
Education Pan-Atlantic University-Social Sector Management,Olabisi Onabanjo University- Computer Engineering
Occupation Community relations specialist & developer, entrepreneur
Website http://www.giving-garage.org/

Chaste Christopher Inegbedion is a Nigerian social activist and entrepreneur. He was born and raised in Mushin, Lagos, Nigeria.[1][2][3] He is listed among the official 2017 Ranking of Advance Media's most influential young Nigerians.[4] The list was compiled by BellaNaija, an online Nigerian magazine.

He is the founder of Giving Garage, the co founder of Creative5.[5] Creative5 is a think-tank for Social Enterprise.[6][7] Chaste is founder of S6startup a social enterprise cloud based digital agency for startups in Nigeria.[8]

He is a member of the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations, Junior Chamber International, Universal Peace Federation, and LEO Club, and A World at School Global Youth Ambassador.

Chaste is a Social Sector Management Scholar for Pan-Atlantic University, a member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Junior Chambers International, a Junior Chambers International member, member of Africa Youth Commission. He is also a member of the United Nations Major Group on Children & Youth, and International Youth Council.[9]

He is a Recipient of Rotary Youth Leadership Award in 2013, and is a United Nations Ambassador for Peace.[10]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Chaste was born in Lagos, Nigeria. After secondary school he started a study group before attending Olabisi Onabanjo University. He studied computer engineering at Olabisi Onabanjo University. While at OOU he became a member of the Rotary, Lions and Junior Chamber International families.[11]

Career[edit | edit source]

Chaste has a Chartered Certificate in Public Relations from the Nigeria Institute of Public Relations.[2]

He is a member of the International Youth Council, is a civil society organization which was founded at the Youth Assembly at the United Nations in 2007. It aims to give young people a collective voice and to act as a vehicle to support global sustainable development.[12][9]

Chaste is the co-founder of Giving Garage, a project that focuses on gender equality involving men. In Nigeria Chaste is known as Nigeria’s "Pad Man” due to his involvement with The Pad Sanitary Pad Donation Drive, a project that gives underprivileged girls sanitary pads and attempts to improve learning for girls who cannot afford sanitary napkins. [13][14][15]

He is a United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development's Working Group on Youth and Gender Equality member.[14]

Chaste is an Air France-KLM contest winner.[16]

2018 - Delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.[17]

2016 - LEAP Africa SIP Fellow 2016[18]

He is a Youth Action Net Fellow.

Chaste is a member of the United Nations Major Group for Children & Youth. In 2015 he participated in the South Africa for the Global Child Forum.[19]

In 2013 Chaste became Young Ambassador of Peace awarded by the Universal Peace Federation. Universal Peace Federation is an NGO that has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council.[20]

In 2011 Chaste started the charity Save Pwashikai Nideno Campaign. An effort to restore Pwashikai Nideno was five years old when she was mutilated and left to die in Adamawa State in Nigeria. As a result to help Pwashikai whose vagina and rectum were ritualistically mutilated a fund was started to assist in her recovery. Pwashikai was in need of a vaginoplasty operation. The Charity Lounge, and then Giving Garage grew out of this effort.[21][22]

In 2010, Chaste organized the golden award of community service. The award recognized and honored local NGO'S, and trend setters in communities to commemorate Nigeria's 50th Independence anniversary.

In 2010, organized the Millennium Development Goals youth forum. Which was organized at the Adamawa State government house, and Deputy Governor Office.[21]

Organizational project initiatives

  • GIVING GARAGE
  • EDUCATEGIRLSNG (#GirlsWithTheOrangeBook)
  • CHARITY LOUNGE
  • ALAFIA AFRIKA
  • SocialstartupNG (SocialStartUpSaturday #S6StartUp)[15][23]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Chaste Inegbedion Congratulates Baker McKenzie + Rooting For Paschal - Olori Supergal". Olorisupergal.com. 19 October 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "CLOUD-SOCIOPRENEUR: Building Viable Bridges! With S6startUP & Giving Garage Chaste Christopher Inegbedion Has An Evident Passion For Start-ups In Sub-Saharan Africa". Thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  3. "CLOUD-SOCIOPRENEUR: Building Viable Bridges! With S6startUP & Giving Garage Chaste Christopher Inegbedion Has An Evident Passion For Start-ups In Sub-Saharan Africa". Thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  4. "Victor Moses Voted As Avance Media's 2017 Most Influential Young Nigerian • Connect Nigeria". connectnigeria.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  5. "Providing Free Pads and To School Girls Is About More Than Hygiene: 📚Meet Nigeria's #PadMan with…". Medium.com. 21 February 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  6. "BECOMING CHASTE: TRANSFORMING AFRICA'S VISION WITH NO STAIN". linkedin.com. 31 January 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  7. ""I Want To Impact 1% Of Young Entrepreneurs In Nigeria"". Entrepre-news.com. 4 May 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  8. "Chaste Inegbedion's New Entry". Changemakers. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Chaste Christopher Inegbedion". Internationalyouthcouncil.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  10. "CHASTE INEGBEDION BAGS UN PEACE AMBASSADOR HONOUR - Helen Events Blog". Helenozor.com. 26 February 2013. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  11. "CLOUD-SOCIOPRENEUR: Building Viable Bridges! With S6startUP & Giving Garage Chaste Christopher Inegbedion Has An Evident Passion For Start-ups In Sub-Saharan Africa". Thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  12. "Vision & Mission". Internationalyouthcouncil.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  13. "GIVING GARAGE'S 2ND ORPHAN SUPPORT PROGRAMME HOLDS 31ST JANUARY 2016". Cknnigeria.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  14. 14.0 14.1 "📚Meet Nigeria's #PadMan: Providing Free Pads and To School Girls Is About More Than an Hour of Hygiene inspired by H.E Aisha Buhari". Onmogul.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  15. 15.0 15.1 "Meet The #PadMan advocating Reusable Sanitary Pads for School Girls - OMOJUWA.COM". Omojuwa.com. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  16. "KLM BLUE SANTA: #MYKLMMOMENTS". Onmogul.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  17. "This Mushin Boy is Off to Manhattan!". Medium.com. 1 March 2017. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  18. "Skylines to Timelines: Giving Garage Co-Host Worldwide InstaMeet 13 on Earth Day (April 22) in Lagos". Thenigerianvoice.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  19. "CHASTE INEGBEDION & CHINEYE ONU GETS ROYAL INVITE FOR GLOBAL CHILD FORUM". Linkedin.com. 15 September 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  20. "DONT PISS ME ! IT'S PEACE ONE DAY - BY CHRIS 'CHASTE' INEGBEDION - OMOJUWA.COM". Omojuwa.com. 20 September 2014. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  21. 21.0 21.1 "Venture Capital for Africa". Venture Capital for Africa. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  22. "The little girl who had her vagina and rectum mutilated, needs your help!". Linda Ikeji's Blog. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 
  23. Chima, Nwaubani Promise (18 September 2013). "Gist Media: Charity Lounge International to Host Social Good Summit at its 6th Edition in Lagos - 18th September 2013". Gistmediang.blogspot.com. Retrieved 30 May 2018. 

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