The site provides key information about the Tanzania's national development strategy known as MKUKUTA. MKUKUTA is a Kiswahili acronym for the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty. This strategy is the development framework for the current five year phase (2005-2010).
A number of poverty related documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
ActionAid Nigeria is an Associate of the international anti-poverty agency ActionAid International. The ActionAid Nigeria programme commenced programmatic operations in 2000 and focuses on
* Sexual Health and Rights (HIV/AIDS);
* Human Security in Conflict and Emergencies and
* Integrated Partnerships Against Poverty.
Cross-cutting themes are
* Good Governance and
* Gender & Women's Rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The International Development Association (IDA) is the part of the World Bank that helps the world's poorest countries. Established in 1960, IDA aims to reduce poverty by providing interest-free credits and grants for programs that boost economic growth, reduce inequalities and improve people's living conditions. ... [according to site editors' information]
Pro-Natura International Nigeria, a NGO, works to achieve long-lasting solutions for community development within the Niger Delta. By establishing trusted and transparent Community Foundations, PNI helps communities to lead their own development process. By building institutions, capacity, trust and confidence within the community, PNI is redefining community-led development in the Niger Delta through the Community Development Foundation Initiative. ... [according to site editor's information]
ADRA, the Adventist Development and Relief Agency, is a Christian relief organisation that implements projects with the aim to support the most needy individuals, families and communities. Projects are financed by different foreign donors. [editors ilissAfrica]
The DEC is a NGO in Enugu, Nigeria. It describes itself as "one of the leading NGOs and a model as far as women education, empowerment and microcredit is concerned in the South-East geographical zone of Nigeria, with branch offices in most of the towns in the zone, where it has women self help groups numbering 500." The principal aims of DEC include helping women to help themselves towards self-reliance, bring about social justice, peace and development. To stimulate women in rural areas, as well as the urban poor to act for positive change in their situations through self help initiatives. To initiate, encourage and strengthen leadership in her self help groups through capacity building programmes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The SDCE is a NGO in Port Harcourt committed to educate, inform, motivate and inspire individuals and society to positive inspiration and aspirations, dispel human ignorance, ensure collective and global happiness for the betterment of mankind; contributing to the social and economic well-being and development of families and communities and supporting the execution of millennium development goals in the Niger Delta Region. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]