AIMS

  • To support people’s own effort at improving the quality of their lives by eradicating poverty.
  • To help strengthen indigenous people’s capacities to work positively at bettering their lives.
  • To break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy; and hence enable people to become self subsisting.

OBJECTIVES
Health

  • Create awareness of the needs of the people and factors affecting their health.
  • Access to resources – financial and humanitarian – for health care development.
  • Educate people on ways and means of improving community health.
  • Intervene within available resources, in a sustainable way, for improvement of health status of individuals and communities.

Education

  • Encourage and promote early schooling among children of poor communities especially where special needs are applicable.
  • To assist in the management of formal and informal educational centers.
  • To provide schooling for street children, orphans and other vulnerable children.
  • To manage schemes providing books, stationeries, uniforms, shoes and other items required for quality education.
  • Renovating and refurbishing educational institutions.
  • Educating poor peasants on the value of education.
  • Providing for night schools, vocational training, and “awareness programmes” on social issues
  • Capacity building for people with special needs by training and development of specific skills e.g. lip reading, sign language, Braille.
  • Distance learning using radio, audio tapes, internet.
  • Initiate programmes that are targeted specifically at women and children.
  • To provide access to post secondary education.
  • Any other aspect relating to the educational needs of the society.

Water

  • Provision of safe, potable water in urban and rural areas.
  • Provision of water and sanitation for rural schools and health care centers.
  • Educating men and women on importance of water as a diminishing resource.
  • Any other aspect of water provision, conservation, recycling and environment preservation.