Mission: Abibimman Foundation a Non-Profit Oriented, Non-Partisan, Non-Governmental Organisation (RGD G5,895, DSW 2525), established in 2000 and dedicated to the promotion of sustainable Livelihoods, ameliorate conflict situations and a culture of peace, Climate Change, environmental ,Land Degradation, Agriculture, Biodiversity, democracy and development based on knowledge of cultural, civic, human right, environmental and health issues. Promote cultural, formal and non-formal education as well as technical and vocational skill development to enhance employment and job opportunities for a better standard of human .The Foundation upholds the principles of the United Nations and African Union. Accredited member of the UNFCCC,UNGC, GEF,UNCAC Coalition and ECOSOC of the United Nations
Mission: The organization carries out activities on community education and facilitates the implementation of technical and social public service related infrastructures. It promotes awareness raising on creation of better housing conditions for the youth and environmental protection.
Year of establishment: 1991
Total number of members: 575
Type of organization: National NGO
Nature of activities: Direct assistance to communities - disadvantaged groups, Policy - advocacy - lobbying, Research - training, Information - public awareness, Networking
Specific target areas: Youth, Urban areas
Mission: L'AMDU s'investit dans le développement urbain et concentre ses efforts, dans la région de Maputo, dans la réhabilitation de l'habitat des personnes touchées par les inondations. Son approche n'est pas seulement urbanistique, mais aussi et surtout social et communautaire. Cet ONG travaille avec le soutien et le partenariat de Oxfam. Nous résumons ici le rapport rédigé par Oxfam sur les actions soutenues à Magoanine.
Mission: Besg specialising in intgrated and people centered development work. It approaches this in am inter-disciplinary way, straddling the fields of development facilitation, conflict resolution, capacity building and training, organisation building and development, programme design, participative planning methodologies, monitoring and evaluation, policy analysis and research. To achieve integrated and people centered development outcomes it draws on the skills of social scientist, seasoned development practitioners, architects, engineers, town planners, building technologists, project managers, micro-finance specialists, policy analysts and researchers. Besg is an affiliate of the urban sector Network; a national network of NGO's that share their experiences to enhance their learning with the aim of achieving improved practices.
Mission: Addresses social and economic problems associated with poverty and unemployment. A network of interested people and organisations. The mission is to facilitate people to be socially empowered and economically self-reliant.
Mission: To improve the welfare of working children by providing education and health care facilities, more generally by providing recereational facilities and raising public awareness about these issues through media campaign.
Mission: Mission: CCDI’s mission is to offer vision and solutions to the relationship between environmental protection sustainable development and poverty.
CCDI is a non profit and non political organisation and its main objectives are as follows:
• To alleviate poverty through community based conservation of natural resources and management of the environment.
• To promote awareness of the concept of sustainable development.
• To participate actively in the national and global coalition of conservation and development management interests.
• To develop educational initiatives to promote knowledge and understanding of environmental issues
• To promote natural resources management through innovative, small scale and environmentally friendly projects
• To collaborate and form partnerships with communities, other NGOs and the public and private sectors for an exchange of ideas, experience, skills and expertise.
1) These objectives are to be achieved through project related activity, seminar, workshops, publications and networking.
2) The organisation has a commitment to its donor and is ably assisted in this by the Board of Trustees. This policy and procedures therefore intends to reflect CCDI’s basic values and beliefs and show a clear sense of purpose; this in turn should enable the organisation to set an example as a model NGO in the way it achieves its aims and objectives.
3) This policy is intended to form the basis for a happy and stable work environment where the staff are fully motivated and are able to understand and contribute to the organisations goals and objectives. Staff should share the CCDI’s vision and feel that they have a stake in the future growth and success of the organisation.
Mission: Dag is a leading urban development NGO in the Western Cape that supports and impliments community housing and development projects and processes and that works towards the creation of an enabling, community sensitive policy environment.
To imagine (create, implement and support opportunities) for community-centred human settlement development and advocate for and foster a pro poor policy environment which addresses economic, social and spatial imbalances.
Mission: The developmentIndian Ocean Network (DION) is a network of NGOs and such other civil society groups of the indian Ocean Islands Region of Africa comprinsing the islands of Comoros, Magadascar, Mauritius, Reunión and Seychelles. One of its. Objetives is to address the problem of. Rural - urban migration, the challenges facing urbanisation, urban areas and the urban poor.
Mission: To achieve leadership position as a resource and research centre by using qualitative research to promote social justice in Nigeria.
DIN promotes a human rights-focused approach to development and aims to build a strong policy community on a range of focal issues including the protection of women and children's rights.
DIN's activities emphasize policy research, advocacy, networking and information dissemination
Mission: We serve as a brifdge between the public and private sector and civic society in the area of policy articulation, research and implimentation. It has three divisions: the environment and technology policy, economic policy and governance, gender and social development policy.
Mission: Development Workshop (DW) is a non-profit organisation working to improve settlements and livelihoods of the poor in less-developed communities. Its programme focus areas include shelter, peri-urban upgrading, water supply and sanitation, primary health care, small enterprise development and disaster mitigation. DW’s strategy is to strengthen the capacity of communities and organisations to act on development problems and opportunities. Founded in 1973, DW has worked with communities, grassroots organisations, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), local and national government authorities and international organisations in more than 30 countries.
Mission: The mission of EACOR is to cooperate for realisation of Economic Social and cultural rights(ESCR) of people and communities in Eastern Africa through strengthening the existing organisations' capacities.
EACOR seeks to network and build partnerships around ESCR especially in form of supporting consultative workshops and advocacy coalitions at national regional and international levels. It also collects and disseminates information that involves mapping exercises on ESCR so as to identify actors and issues for engagement at national, regional and international levels. EACOR intends to build capacity of partners on ESCR for skills development and replication. It seeks also to support lobbying and advocacy actions aimed at creating change and transforming socio-economic and cultural status of people living in poverty and injustice through national regional and international mechanisms. EACOR is housed by Building Eastern Africa Community Network (BEACON)
Mission: Our main mission is on sustainable development and one if its core activity is in the area of sustainable environment/livelihood eg. Biodeversity research: women informal sector perators food security and waste/pollution control: farmer livelihood and consumers' benefit. Gender research and development.
Mission: The organization works to promote the role of women in the profession of architecture and to create awareness in the country. It undertakes rehabilitation of housing programmes for widows and skills upgrading projects.
Mission: Acts as a platform for grassroot community development. Provides training, seminars, workshops and sensitization on: income generating projects, sbusiness management, sustainable agriculture, health nutrition and environment. Encourages community participation in supporting orphans, the aged, widows/widowers, aids victims and the disabled. We access small scale business communities to micro-finance schemes.
Mission: Currently busy in 32 small towns(50 000 - 100 000 people). It mobilizes communities to voluntarily take up environment. Activities together to improve their livisngs sstandard through the provision of clean drinking water, good air and available food.
Mission: We research and consult on environment and habitat, work on sarvanazation as a means of checking desertification, raising of community based nursery for reafforestation of watersheds and water harvesting, biodiversity. Survey and encouragement of urban slum renewal. Community/rural development through cooperative using participatory approaches and gender as a factor of production. Urban solid waste management/recycling, urban/rural water and sanitation. Housing construction/development and technology transfer appropriate to end users. Formation of cooperative societies for technology and for financial help liability. Training of groups and organisations on interest subjects and conduction of workshops and seminars for interested persons or organisations on their interest subjects.
Mission: Objectives: To develop and strength the capacity of housing co-operatives and mutual housing groups to respond to affordable housing needs of people of limited means in Zimbabwe.
Mission Statement: Our mission is to create a vibrant and self sustaining housing cooperative movement for Zimbabweans of limited means.
Mission: "we are pleased to inform you that Muslim Human Resource Center is a registered NGO.It comprises Muslim graduates( Christians who became Muslim) from universities,ploutechnics and other professional institutions.
The center was established to implement the teaching of islam as per the guidance of the Holy Qur an. The belief and practice of the MHRC is that of Allus-sunnah Wal jamaah, those who adhere to the sunnah of prophet Mohammed (Sallalahu Alayhiwa sallam). The most important objective of th MHRC is to spread the correct knowledge of the religion teaching muslims and non muslims about Islam by spreading the islamic obligatory knowledge and supporting it with clear evidence.
Since the center was established, we have converted about seven hundred and fourteen (741) christians into Islam. the center also set up education center. We train them in the areas of Islamic thought, reading of Holy Qur'an, memorizing of Holy Qur'an and also English language.
MHRC set it's objectives with the realization that victory over evil can only be achieved by spreading religious education and propagating goodness among people knowing that society can only be reformed through piety and fear of Allah (the creator). "
Mission: Vision: “A dynamic civil society influencing policies and actions at all levels to safeguard the global environment and promote sustainable development”
Mission: “To safeguard the global environment through strengthening partnerships by enhancing informed participation, contributing to policy development and stimulating local action”.
Mission: IHA-UDP tries to improve the quality of life of the poorest of the poor in a specific area. As such, it implements programmes based on the felt needs of the community and with full participation of the target beneficiaries. The activities reach out to all groups of people (children, youth, women, men) who fall in the category of the poorest of the poor.
VISION:To bring about social justice by alleviating poverty with the full participation of the poorest of the poor to regain their self-dignity and self-worth, and so acquire self-sufficiency.
MISSION:To break the vicious cycle of poverty by dealing with its root causes, primarily through ‘releasing’ them from fatalism, low self-image, loss of dignity and apathy; through concentization resulting in empowerment and capacity building. The poorest of the poor will then become decision making owners, leaders and sustainers of their own development programmes which they priorities for themselves.
OBJECTIVE:·To improve the quality of life of the communities. To achieve this the Project works by addressing the multiple, inter-related felt-needs of the community at the grassroots level using the integrated holistic approach.·To enable the community to be self-sufficient so that all development activities become sustainable beyond Project phase-out.
Mission: non-profit organisation in Ghana committed to the promotion of human rights (especially social and economic rights) and social justice for all, especially those suffering marginalisation, injustice and powerlessness. Our philosophy is that "every human life matters just as much as any other" and we believe in a life of dignity for all. Our mission is to "work for sustainable human development through empowering the poor, women and other marginalised groups.
Activities are grounded in the belief that there are rights to global citizenship arising from the essential value of human dignity and freedom. The exercise of human rights facilitates the realisation of the right to development by helping to ensure that governments protect, and fulfill the aspirations of their citizens
Mission: Its objectives are: to promote agricultural development, aiming to modernize underdeveloped, war-ravaged small holder establishments; to encourage and support small holder families and social groups; to strengthen micro-economic planning and private business organization for self-sustained economic growth; to develop local self-supporting social and economic systems; to promote social understanding and cooperation among the educated and the non-literate about partnership
Mission: KITUO CHA SHERIA (KITUO) IS A HUMAN RIGHTS NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO HELPING THE DISADVANTAGED, POOR AND MARGINALIZED PEOPLE IN KENYA ACCESS JUSTICE.
KITUO IS LARGELY SUPPORTED BY DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS BUT THE ORGANIZATION ALSO RECEIVES SUPPORT ACROSS THE COUNTRY FROM VOLUNTEER ADVOCATES, IN TERMS OF THEIR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AND PARALEGALS OPERATING FROM ESTABLISHED COMMUNITY AND PRISON JUSTICE CENTERS.
We pursue social transformation of indigent Kenyans through legal aid and empowerment, advocacy and lobbying for pro-poor policies and commitment to respect for human rights.
Mission: to strive towards establishing the sustainable neigh bourhood, wherein youth participate actively in programmes promoting healthy environmetn for sustainable development. To facilitate capacity building programmes wish will enable batter understanding of youth active participation in environmental justice issues.
Mission: As an Umbrella organisation for NGOs, MACOSS seeks to promote social and community development and voluntary actions through Non-Governmental Organisations. It strengthens its member constituents by initiating communication and collaboration, first among NGOs and secondly, between NGOs and government, primarily through meetings, publications and institutional development activities. MACOSS also facilitates its member organisations and strengthens their organisational capacity.
To build a society with affordable, decent and adequate shelter globally.
To contribute to the improvement of shelter and quality of life to the low- income communities through the provision of training, education, Technical, and financial services on a sustainable basis.
Cooperation and Participation
Honesty and Integrity
Transparency and Accountability
Commitment and Teamwork
Innovation and Creativity
Respect and Discipline
Mission: Planact is a non-governmental development organisation whose mission is to bring about local development for the poor within an integrated framework . Community Development , Local Government Capacity Building & Good Governance Training , Research & Analysis , Policy Analysis & Advocacy. Planact also facilitates an ongoing low cost housing project on behalf of local government.
Mission: Interested in promoting quality life for all. Assisting people by research , interventions and training programmes. Housing - quality and affordibility, health issues and management, environment and income and generating activities. . Community people are organised into groups for effectiveness and good management with efficient programme administration. Members of the group are encouraged to promote multiplied effect on other community members.
Mission: RWN was established with the mission to work towards promotion and improvement of the socio-economic welfare of women in Rwanda through enhancing their efforts to meet their basic needs. The organization’s objectives include: -· To economically empower poor women and widows in the rural and urban areas through competent financial and managerial systems, and structures that integrate to easily deliver credit to individuals;· To foster economic and social growth within households and communities;· To improve the health status of widows and orphans;· To promote peace and reconciliation.RWN focuses on the following four core programs: - provision of health care and support; education and awareness programs on different issues affecting women including HIV/AIDS, human / legal rights, new legislation like the inheritance law and gacaca justice system, sexual gender based violence, etc.; socio-economic empowerment as well as networking and advocacy.
Destruction of housing
Displacement Economic, social and cultural rights Forced eviction Housing and land rights Housing cooperatives Housing policies Housing rehabilitation / upgrading
UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Adequate Housing Urban agriculture Urban planning Water and sanitation Women and armed/ethnic conflict Women and forced eviction Women and inheritance rights Women, HIV/AIDS and habitat Women, urbanization and migration Women's habitat rights
Mission: Kuyasa provides microfinance services to those with secure occupational rights who are excluded from formal finance, because improving the quality of housing adds essential social value and because no other appropriate sources of housing finance are available to low-income households.
Mission: Involved in indepth research into wide range of issues concerning the built environment, housing, transportation, development control, community economic development, basic services, sustainable development.
Mission: Protection and advocacy in land and housing rights, dispute resolution, training, sensitization awareness and mobilization. Support govt. to make good laws. Oppose govt. when bad laws are made. Mobiliza tenants for development programmes. Advocate for informal settlement recognition/ upgrading evaluate activities jointly with government.
Financing and housing Gender-based violence Housing and land rights Housing cooperatives Housing crisis Housing policies Housing rehabilitation / upgrading
Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance
Sewage / solid waste management
UN system Urban agriculture Urban planning Water and sanitation Women and armed/ethnic conflict Women, environmental destruction and disasters
Women and forced eviction Women and inheritance rights Women, HIV/AIDS and habitat Women, urbanization and migration Women's access to habitat resources
Women's habitat rights
Mission: The unplanned urban growth presents a particularly difficult situation for low-income families who have no alternative but to settle on land that is not adequate for urban development. Sometimes these families are prey to urban speculators or political parties. Even when they do have access to land for housing they are not eligible for loans and therefore the housing they construct is often inadequate and precarious. Many families live in houses that require complete rebuilding or extensive improvements.
The principal aim of the Rural - peri urban Housing service is to assist rural communities to relieve poverty by alleviating rural homelessness, poor housing conditions, other housing needs and related problems. In order to achieve this aim the Rural Housing Service undertakes a number of activities
Mission: Promotion of housing co-operatives. Campaign for women equal rights of access to land, property ownership and inheritance. Training for youth in constructing skills and building materials. Establishment of savings and credit societies.
Mission: Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-religious and voluntary organisation, which was established in 1997 by a group of grassroots women, whose major aim is to address the gender injustices on environmental issues as well as break the barriers that tend to hinder gender equity in socio-economic sphere of the life of women and children.
Women Environmental Programme (WEP) is operating as an NGO under the Companies and Allied Matters Act by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC). The organisation is administered by a nine-member Board of Trustee, while the management team see to the day to day administration of the organisation with the Executive Director as the operational head. WEP has United Nations special Economic and Social Council Status (UN ECOSOC status)
To create a society where the environmental, economic, social and political rights of women and children are protected
To empower women and children to address the environmental, economic, social and political issues that affects them.
Mission: Capacity building, training, technical assistance to grassroots organisations, research and documentation. To encourage women from all walks of life to share information and create solutions for environmental and development problems.
Mission: The mission of the Garissa Muslim Children’s Home is to provide an environment and facilities within which the inmates can experience love, achieve self confidence, gain education benefit from an Islamic upbringing understand and prepare to serve the Muslim Society in particular and the rest of humanity in general as enshrined in the teaching of Islam.
Mission: 1)Mobilising the members of the community to know their housing, land and property inheritance and equal rights. 2) Advocacy and lobbying the authority against the unfair forced evictions and demolition of the substandard shelter. 3) Consultancy. 4) Assisting and support people into improved shelter, construction and renovation - cooperatively or individualy etc. 5 ) Family health. Education on HIV-Aids, Cancer and generally cancer awareness. Agriculture for food security etc. Environmental awareness. A good sanitation in settlement areas.