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About Us

We do things a bit differently, and that's the way we like it!

A group of successful and satisfied businesspeople looking upwards smiling

Introduction

Africa Life Aid is a South Sudanese National Organization formed in 2016 and officially registered by the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) South Sudan and issued with a registration certificate number 518.

The organization is formed by professional south Sudanese who have worked for international organization and have over the period developed their experiences in planning and implementation of both emergency and development programmes.

Africa Life Aid therefore is an organization with vast knowledge on local customs and traditions, livelihood practices and geographical landscape that has direct effect on people’s lifestyles. Africa Life Aid therefore has a;

Mission

To support and develop local solutions to chronic challenges in food security and livelihoods, education while enhancing community cohesion.

Vision

To be an organization that walks the communities through stages in developing livelihoods.

GOALS OF AFRICA LIFE AID

  • Humanitarian services
  1. Provide relief and alleviate suffering of victims of natural and manmade disasters.
  2. Act within minimum time to respond to disasters, hence minimizing mortality, morbidity and suffering..
  3. Liaise with other partners and governmental institution to ensure a coordinated response to disasters.
  • Agriculture and Food Security
  1. Through training, establish community awareness in proper agricultural practices.
  2. Seek to ensure food availability throughout seasons covering the existing hunger gaps through crop diversification.
  3. Establish appropriate technologies in micro irrigation and support crop production during dry seasons lessening reliance on rain fed crop production.
  4. Support farmers with proper tools and establishment of seed farms mainly PLW-HIV/Aids who require sustained proper diets.
  5. Provide extension services to continuously build the capacities of farmers to maximize outputs
  6. Improve child nutrition through establishment of milking goats to farmers across the country.
  7. Strive for and promote climatic sensitive / smart agricultural/ industrial activities.
  • Education and Protection
  1. Campaign to create community awareness on universal child rights including right to education and protection
  2. Work with existing government institutions, NGOs and UN bodies and stakeholders in establishing policies that are child friendly and protective.
  3. Support the most vulnerable with education material and assorted protective NFIs especially those in camps, returnees and urban IDPs.
  4. Promote teacher training through sponsoring locals to established institutions within the region and globally where applicable.
  5. Support to bolster protection and work in affected communities in light of deteriorating and challenging contexts of child vulnerabilities.
  6. Support needy learners by establishing bursary kitty for promising but marginalized vulnerable children especially girl child vulnerable to early marriage.
  7. Support development of educational infrastructure and promoting early childhood education in the country.
  8. Advocate for zero discrimination for people living with HIV at household and institution levels.
  • Support to Sustainability
  1. Provide water for drinking and agriculture to institutions, villages of return and areas of high potential.
  2. Liaise with appropriate partners such as WFP to provide food to school children to minimize rates for dropouts.
  3. Support appropriate sanitation and hygiene in school, homes and public places with special focus on girl child and the physically challenged.
  4. Support household incomes through provision of micro credits and capacity development for women in business.

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES

In furtherance of the above objectives, we undertake to, inter alia:-

  1. To initiate/design, develop and  implement community-based  programmes  to increase members’ and  communities’ access  to opportunities thereby reducing poverty;
  2. To establish, run and maintain programmes providing valuable information and support to  issues  affecting  directly  and/or  indirectly  women,  for  example, abortion, reproductive health, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting  (FGM/C), prostitution, gender disparity, economic  injustice, domestic violence  and other human rights violations;
  3. To identify, promote and support talent amongst the members and the community in such areas as art, education, music, sport, technology, business and so on;
  4. To undertake, or cause to be undertaken, within the organization or otherwise in collaboration with  other  like  minded   individuals,   bodies  and  organizations research on socio-economic matters relating to the general population;
  5. To initiate  activities  and   programmes   on  agriculture  and   environmental protection, advocacy  or participating in policy developments tailored towards sustainable agriculture and environmental protection;
  6. Design and implement programmes that will help foster entrepreneurship and private sector participation in social-economic development i.e. micro-enterprise development and savings schemes;
  7. Design and implement programmes that will help facilitate access to financial and business development services by individual members, their families and communities, with special emphasis to women and youth;
  8. To hold workshops, seminars, conferences, and or run programmes  that will address issues such as, and not limited to:-
  9. Improving the general situations on livelihoods, cultures, art and infrastructure or other matters as may be  relevant and  appropriate to the membership and  or community;
  10. The guidance and counseling  for youth, women or other categories  of people affected by drugs and other social menace;
  11. The bridging of the gap between women and their men counterparts on areas like education, socio-economic influences and decision making;
  12. Fighting HIV/AIDS through awareness  campaigns,  fighting stigma  associated with  AIDS patients and  enhancing  the provision of drugs to those who are infected;
  13. To promote peace, human rights, democracy, understanding and social harmony;
  14. Generally to do all such other things as are incidental to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.

 

  1. SOURCES OF FUNDING

Africa Life Aid raises money from none political, none allied and any other none discriminative body to fund its activities. Africa Life Aid makes proposals and concept notes and submits them to UN Agencies, International NGOs, private and public foundations, individuals, bilateral governmental bodies etc.

Africa Life Aid subscribes to acceptable best practices in management of funds received and utilizes the same with diligence and submits reports accordingly. Africa Life Aid ensures value for money for all the activities carried out. A financial guideline has been developed for this purpose and where applicable, Africa Life Aid will adopt donors’ prescriptions on utilization of funds.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY OF AFRICA LIFE AID

Given our activities, Africa Life Aid RECOGNIZES that:

  1. Human activity can have harmful effects on ecological systems, climate and public health.
  2. Recognizing this, Africa Life Aid is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and promoting environmental stewardship at all levels of organization.
  3. Our goal is to minimize our organization’s impact and maximize future generations’ ability to live, work, and play in our shared natural environment, with equal access to clean air, clean water, and natural resources.

Africa Life Aid THEREFORE:

  1. Strive to identify and purchase environmentally preferable supplies and services for all our daily operational needs and for humanitarian interventions where economically feasible.
  2. Wherever possible we will strive to minimize pollution and waste, conserve energy and water, protect habitat, support renewable energy resources, utilize environmentally friendly products, and encourage environmentally preferable transportation.
  • These efforts will extend to contractor and supplier relationships. We will encourage our contractors and suppliers serving or otherwise acting on behalf of Africa Life Aid to meet our standards of environmental performance.
  1. Employee understanding and involvement are essential to the implementation of this environmental policy. All employees will receive a copy of this policy and be educated about our organization’s efforts to improve our environmental performance. Employees at all levels of the organization will be involved in supporting our goals.
  2. Africa Life Aid will comply with all relevant environmental legislation in all its operation sites

A healthy environment benefits everyone, and our commitment to environmental stewardship will be a long-term one.

About Us

We do things a bit differently, and that's the way we like it!

A group of successful and satisfied businesspeople looking upwards smiling

Introduction

Africa Life Aid is a South Sudanese National Organization formed in 2016 and officially registered by the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (RRC) South Sudan and issued with a registration certificate number 518.

The organization is formed by professional south Sudanese who have worked for international organization and have over the period developed their experiences in planning and implementation of both emergency and development programmes.

Africa Life Aid therefore is an organization with vast knowledge on local customs and traditions, livelihood practices and geographical landscape that has direct effect on people’s lifestyles. Africa Life Aid therefore has a;

Mission

To support and develop local solutions to chronic challenges in food security and livelihoods, education while enhancing community cohesion.

Vision

To be an organization that walks the communities through stages in developing livelihoods.

GOALS OF AFRICA LIFE AID

  • Humanitarian services
  1. Provide relief and alleviate suffering of victims of natural and manmade disasters.
  2. Act within minimum time to respond to disasters, hence minimizing mortality, morbidity and suffering..
  3. Liaise with other partners and governmental institution to ensure a coordinated response to disasters.
  • Agriculture and Food Security
  1. Through training, establish community awareness in proper agricultural practices.
  2. Seek to ensure food availability throughout seasons covering the existing hunger gaps through crop diversification.
  3. Establish appropriate technologies in micro irrigation and support crop production during dry seasons lessening reliance on rain fed crop production.
  4. Support farmers with proper tools and establishment of seed farms mainly PLW-HIV/Aids who require sustained proper diets.
  5. Provide extension services to continuously build the capacities of farmers to maximize outputs
  6. Improve child nutrition through establishment of milking goats to farmers across the country.
  7. Strive for and promote climatic sensitive / smart agricultural/ industrial activities.
  • Education and Protection
  1. Campaign to create community awareness on universal child rights including right to education and protection
  2. Work with existing government institutions, NGOs and UN bodies and stakeholders in establishing policies that are child friendly and protective.
  3. Support the most vulnerable with education material and assorted protective NFIs especially those in camps, returnees and urban IDPs.
  4. Promote teacher training through sponsoring locals to established institutions within the region and globally where applicable.
  5. Support to bolster protection and work in affected communities in light of deteriorating and challenging contexts of child vulnerabilities.
  6. Support needy learners by establishing bursary kitty for promising but marginalized vulnerable children especially girl child vulnerable to early marriage.
  7. Support development of educational infrastructure and promoting early childhood education in the country.
  8. Advocate for zero discrimination for people living with HIV at household and institution levels.
  • Support to Sustainability
  1. Provide water for drinking and agriculture to institutions, villages of return and areas of high potential.
  2. Liaise with appropriate partners such as WFP to provide food to school children to minimize rates for dropouts.
  3. Support appropriate sanitation and hygiene in school, homes and public places with special focus on girl child and the physically challenged.
  4. Support household incomes through provision of micro credits and capacity development for women in business.

SPECIFIC ACTIVITIES

In furtherance of the above objectives, we undertake to, inter alia:-

  1. To initiate/design, develop and  implement community-based  programmes  to increase members’ and  communities’ access  to opportunities thereby reducing poverty;
  2. To establish, run and maintain programmes providing valuable information and support to  issues  affecting  directly  and/or  indirectly  women,  for  example, abortion, reproductive health, Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting  (FGM/C), prostitution, gender disparity, economic  injustice, domestic violence  and other human rights violations;
  3. To identify, promote and support talent amongst the members and the community in such areas as art, education, music, sport, technology, business and so on;
  4. To undertake, or cause to be undertaken, within the organization or otherwise in collaboration with  other  like  minded   individuals,   bodies  and  organizations research on socio-economic matters relating to the general population;
  5. To initiate  activities  and   programmes   on  agriculture  and   environmental protection, advocacy  or participating in policy developments tailored towards sustainable agriculture and environmental protection;
  6. Design and implement programmes that will help foster entrepreneurship and private sector participation in social-economic development i.e. micro-enterprise development and savings schemes;
  7. Design and implement programmes that will help facilitate access to financial and business development services by individual members, their families and communities, with special emphasis to women and youth;
  8. To hold workshops, seminars, conferences, and or run programmes  that will address issues such as, and not limited to:-
  9. Improving the general situations on livelihoods, cultures, art and infrastructure or other matters as may be  relevant and  appropriate to the membership and  or community;
  10. The guidance and counseling  for youth, women or other categories  of people affected by drugs and other social menace;
  11. The bridging of the gap between women and their men counterparts on areas like education, socio-economic influences and decision making;
  12. Fighting HIV/AIDS through awareness  campaigns,  fighting stigma  associated with  AIDS patients and  enhancing  the provision of drugs to those who are infected;
  13. To promote peace, human rights, democracy, understanding and social harmony;
  14. Generally to do all such other things as are incidental to the attainment of the above objectives or any of them.

 

  1. SOURCES OF FUNDING

Africa Life Aid raises money from none political, none allied and any other none discriminative body to fund its activities. Africa Life Aid makes proposals and concept notes and submits them to UN Agencies, International NGOs, private and public foundations, individuals, bilateral governmental bodies etc.

Africa Life Aid subscribes to acceptable best practices in management of funds received and utilizes the same with diligence and submits reports accordingly. Africa Life Aid ensures value for money for all the activities carried out. A financial guideline has been developed for this purpose and where applicable, Africa Life Aid will adopt donors’ prescriptions on utilization of funds.

ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY OF AFRICA LIFE AID

Given our activities, Africa Life Aid RECOGNIZES that:

  1. Human activity can have harmful effects on ecological systems, climate and public health.
  2. Recognizing this, Africa Life Aid is committed to reducing its environmental footprint and promoting environmental stewardship at all levels of organization.
  3. Our goal is to minimize our organization’s impact and maximize future generations’ ability to live, work, and play in our shared natural environment, with equal access to clean air, clean water, and natural resources.

Africa Life Aid THEREFORE:

  1. Strive to identify and purchase environmentally preferable supplies and services for all our daily operational needs and for humanitarian interventions where economically feasible.
  2. Wherever possible we will strive to minimize pollution and waste, conserve energy and water, protect habitat, support renewable energy resources, utilize environmentally friendly products, and encourage environmentally preferable transportation.
  • These efforts will extend to contractor and supplier relationships. We will encourage our contractors and suppliers serving or otherwise acting on behalf of Africa Life Aid to meet our standards of environmental performance.
  1. Employee understanding and involvement are essential to the implementation of this environmental policy. All employees will receive a copy of this policy and be educated about our organization’s efforts to improve our environmental performance. Employees at all levels of the organization will be involved in supporting our goals.
  2. Africa Life Aid will comply with all relevant environmental legislation in all its operation sites

A healthy environment benefits everyone, and our commitment to environmental stewardship will be a long-term one.