At Accelerated Development Initiative, our commitment to restore the social value of every individual underpins our philosophy and sits at the heart of all we do. Where we effect, we affect. When we brush shoulders with the most vulnerable in our society, we leave an indelible impression and implant a future-secure existence, no matter how menial a task one performs. Equality cannot remain inscribed on paper, at ADI, we live it. We each can create the ideal we seek. Reach out to us, find out how you can help be the difference.
Accelerated Development Initiative is an indigenous South African not for profit organization (NPO) that was founded to address the needs of disadvantaged groups in the communities by: (i) empowering the vulnerable to be self-reliant through implementing food security, vocational training, water, sanitation and hygiene related programmes. To achieve this, we work with communities in aggressively promoting so that all the beneficiaries positively contribute to the lives of the communities they dwell. The organization aims at the establishment of a structured health and hygiene promotion programme that provides an entry-point to holistic development that is low-cost and has a higher impact and is sustainable in the long run.
- To empower the vulnerable to be self-reliant, through implementing food security, vocational training and other sustainable activities.
- Provide skills development for the indigent and advocate for an end to substance abuse.
People-centric Work: Implement interventions informed by the aspirations of the people
Sustainability: Conduct beneficial programmes with the potential for continuity and take due consideration for future generations.
Transparency: Be open to all our stakeholders and conduct business in a transparent manner.
Partnerships and Synergies: Enter into strategic partnerships with development partners sharing similar values.
Commitment: Be of service to the most vulnerable in our communities.
Our interventions are channeled at coming up with programmes and projects that promote food security, impart vocational training skills, reduce substance abuse, create community health clubs, school and marketplace clubs. Such hygiene promotion activities at community and institutional levels have a strong focus on the mainstreaming of crosscutting commitments to issues such as HIV and AIDS, child protection, regard for the disabled, environment and social safeguards, disaster risk reduction, gender sensitive isssues, and access to services by the elderly.