Key Staff

Hauwa Abbas

President SLNI

Hauwa Abbas is a strategic innovator and an Associate Certified Coach (ACC) with the International Coaching Federation. In 2009, she founded Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI) in Nigeria, known for impactful community engagement and advocacy. SLNI gained UN ECOSOC’s highest consultative status in 2021. Abbas fosters partnerships, accountability, and sustainability, engaging with various stakeholders, including traditional and religious leaders, women, and youth.

Alhassan Eunice

M & E Officer

Alhassan Eunice Marvellous is a dedicated Public Health Professional with a strong background in Biochemistry. She collaborates with various stakeholders, including communities and healthcare organizations, to address global health challenges. Her belief in collaboration and innovation drives her to work towards positive change and a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to public health issues.

Fatima Jibril

Programs Officer

Fatima Jibril, a dedicated public health practitioner, and advocate for positive community change, holds a first-class Microbiology degree from Kebbi State University. She champions healthcare reform, emphasizing equal access for marginalized groups. Her expertise in microbiology informs evidence-based advocacy for disease prevention and health equity, inspiring others in the field.

Nwizu Stephanie


Nwizu Stephanie Chioma, a graduate in applied microbiology, manages office operations and provides administrative support at Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI). She emphasizes the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in organizational culture. Stephanie’s dedication extends to supporting her organization’s clinic during outreach programs, and she received recognition for active participation in a microbiology convention.

Emmanuel Lois

Admin Assistant

Emmanuel Lois Dabit is a distinguished graduate in Special Education from the University of Jos with a second-class upper-division honor. She is recognized for her active involvement in the Equality for All movement and her strong commitment to inclusivity. Lois advocates for a more inclusive and equitable society.

Hamza Abubakar

Programs Assistant

Hamza Abubakar, a biochemistry and molecular biology graduate, is driven by a deep passion for science. He actively seeks opportunities beyond his field, currently working as a Program Assistant at Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative. Hamza’s commitment to personal growth is demonstrated by his diverse skill set and certificates in areas like climate change, human rights, and fundraising.

Ajileye Alfred

Research & Analyst Assistant

Ajileye Alfred Temitope is a dedicated public health practitioner, specializing in Monitoring and Evaluation in community health and maternal wellness. He works as a Research Assistant at Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative and is a member of The African Institute of Public Health Professionals. Alfred’s composed demeanour, recognized as the “Most Reserved Student” in 2021, demonstrates his ability to thrive under pressure. He is also certified in CPR and First Aid, contributing significantly to public health and community well-being.

Eleanor Okoroma

Programs Assistant

Eleanor Okoroma, a University of Jos Estate Management graduate and global citizen is driven by SDGs 1, 3, 4, 10, and 11. As Programs Assistant at Silver Lining for The Needy (SLNI), she works with a diverse team of dedicated staff to provide impactful initiatives that address Nigeria’s challenges, through health campaigns, skill empowerment, community mobilization, and education. A member of the Young African Leaders Initiative and Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network, Eleanor has unique skills in community mobilization, NGO sustainability, and advocacy. With over 3 years in volunteering, Eleanor champions inclusivity and volunteerism for transformative change and sustainability in marginalized communities.

Bala Muhammed

Jigawa Coordinator

Bala Muhammad, a native of Jigawa state in Nigeria, is deeply dedicated to education and personal growth. He passionately seeks knowledge and strives to make a positive impact on his community. As a member of the Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative, Bala uses his strong communication skills and collaborative nature to engage with various stakeholders, aiming to drive transformative changes for the benefit of society.

Odiboh-John Samuel Osaro

Digital Communication Supervisor

Odiboh-John Samuel Osaro is a data analyst and web developer at Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI). He plays a crucial role in improving technology for SLNI and addressing community health issues in Nigeria through data-driven initiatives. Samuel holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Abuja and has been recognized for his consistent mentorship efforts.

Idowu Pipeloluwa Adedotun

Digital Communication Assistant

Idowu Pipeloluwa Adedotun, a Computer Science graduate from Ajayi Crowther University, excels as a Web, Mobile, and Desktop App Developer. His commitment to innovation, staying updated with industry trends, and multifaceted skills enable him to create holistic digital solutions, including web apps, mobile apps, desktop interfaces, graphics, and impactful videos for promotional campaigns, consistently delivering outstanding results.

Abiodun Oluwafemi Micheal

Digital Communication Assistant

Abiodun Oluwafemi Micheal, a dedicated staff member at Silver Lining for the Needy Initiative (SLNI), excels as a skilled data analyst. With a Computer Science background from Federal University Oye-Ekiti, he transforms complex datasets into actionable insights, contributing significantly to raising awareness of community health issues in Nigeria and innovating public healthcare delivery. His reserved nature and mentoring role earned him recognition from the Department of Computer Science and the Student Union Government during his time at school.