Initiative Africa (IA)
Initiative Africa works to reduce risks to vulnerable populations and to help communities, non-governmental organizations, and local authority provide services and protection for at-risk groups. For Initiative Africa vulnerable populations are defined as those groups of people who are typically excluded, disadvantaged or marginalized based on their economic, environmental, social, or cultural characteristics, specifically, children, youth and women.
Through a variety of programs IA helps vulnerable populations gain access to opportunities that support their full participation in society. They contribute to the development of capacities of vulnerable populations nationwide and across Africa. In doing so, they help prevent conflict, spur economic growth, and advance human dignity.
To partner to end poverty and help communities incorporate gender and environmental considerations into development initiatives.
Ensure that today’s children, youth and women are adequately prepared to be tomorrow’s innovators and leaders
- Self reliance
- Trust worthiness
- Transparency and accountability at all levels
- Integrity and mutual respect between and among stakeholdersSee more