Know More About Us

AID is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the State of Washington, USA and Sierra Leone to Support Development Initiatives in Africa. The organization is in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the UN.

We advocate for the rights of humanity and render services for the holistic development of people and their communities.

​Our main targets are Children, Youth, Women and Minority groups because of the many challenging issues surrounding their growth and developments, especially in this part of the world where women, youth and children continue to face violence and abuse in their daily lives.

​In a world where competition is high and the battle for survival is tough, and the available resources are limited despite the many raw materials with which the African continent is endowed, AID seeks to Advocate for and provide equal access to opportunities regardless of gender, tribe or race and further provide relevant services for the development of the continent.

​As we seek to promote human development holistically by tackling poverty through advocacy and service delivery at community, local and national levels, the organization does have several programs through which it has designed methods and strategies to reach its target beneficiaries at all levels.

Vision Statement

We envisage an African society where its citizens can freely exercise their human rights without fear or discrimination as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the African Charter on Human and People’s Rights and also are able to live a dignified life free from poverty and disease.

Mission Statement

The Organization seeks to promote human rights education and enhance the capabilities of women, children and youth across Africa to effect positive social change that would bring about sustainable development in their lives and communities.

Aims & Objectives

To promote Human Rights.

To increase Sexual  Reproductive Health Knowledge and information dissemination among adolescents, youth and young people in various communities across Africa.

To help youth and women without basic or no education at all, acquire vocational and practical skills to make them self reliant.

To promote Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) through both advocacy, and our practical engagement in providing practical oriented solutions using a local innovation called the EMAS Wash Technology, to make water available, accessible and affordable to and by all across Africa.

To promote the use of Information & Communications Technologies (ICTs) for sustainable development.

To promote and organize campaigns against the spread of HIV/AIDS and other Health issues.

To support the promotion of education to poor and disadvantaged children.

To empower women and youth in rural communities through Agriculture to be  self sufficient and reliance.

To empower youth and women with entrepreneurship training and provide business start-up capital to enable them start and manage their businesses well.

To advocate for the rights and well-being of children, women and persons living with disabilities.

To promote Democracy and Good Governance.

To contribute to and promote the fight against Corruption.

To complement the efforts of governments, NGOs and other agencies in producing mature, disciplined and responsible citizens.

To organize and promote programs, activities, services and projects that gears towards promoting tolerance, nonviolence, peace.

Success isn't just about what you accomplish in your life. It's about what you inspire others to do.

– AID –

INTERNATIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

AID Holds Membership With the Following Organisations Around the World.

Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations:

AID is in Special Consultative status with the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Consultative status enables an organization to actively engage with ECOSOC and its subsidiary bodies, as well as with the United Nations Secretariat, programmes, funds and agencies in a number of ways.

United Nations Global Compact:

The United Nations Global Compact is a strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. AID is a proud participant and stakeholder of the Global Compact.

Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention & Criminal Justice:

AID is a member of the Alliance. The Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (the Alliance) is a global network of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council and active in crime prevention and criminal justice operating through the United Nation’s Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). The Alliance is simultaneously a committee of the Conference of NGOs (CoNGO) and one of the three major civil society coalitions partnering with the UNODC.

World Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (WANGO):

AID is a registered and paid up member of the World Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (WANGO). WANGO is an international organization uniting NGOs worldwide in the cause of advancing peace and global well being. WANGO helps to provide the mechanism and support needed for NGOs to connect, partner, share, inspire, and multiply their contributions to solve humanity’s basic problems.

The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (The Partnership, PMNCH):

AID is member of PMNCH. The Partnership is an alliance of more than 1000 organizations in 192 countries from the sexual, reproductive, maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health communities, as well as health influencing sectors. The Partnership provides a platform for organizations to align objectives, strategies and resources, and agree on interventions to improve maternal, newborn, child and adolescent health.

Association For Women’s Rights In Development (AWID):

The Association For Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, multi-generational, feminist, creative, future-orientated membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women’s human rights” AID is a proud member of AWID.

CIVICUS – World Alliance for Citizen Participation:

CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance established in 1993 to nurture the foundation, growth and protection of citizen action throughout the world, especially in areas where participatory democracy and citizens’ freedom of association are threatened. AID is a paid up member of this worthy organization.

Global Movement for Children (GMC):

AID wants to see how the world could be a better place for children; therefore its membership with GMC is a start towards a better end. The Global Movement for Children (GMC) unites efforts to build a world fit for children.

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC):

The WSSCC is a global, multi-stakeholder membership and partnership organization that works with poor people, organizations, governments and local entrepreneurs to improve sanitation and hygiene at scale. AID is proud to be  member of the WSSCC.

International Peace Bureau (IPB):

As a peace and development oriented organization, we do explore every avenue that could lead to world peace. AID is a registered member of the International Peace Bureau (IPB), a world forum for NGOs working in the area of peace. IPB is dedicated to the vision of a World without War.

The value of an idea lies in the using of it.

– AID –