Our Mission: Food, Education, Medicine

Who We Are

Voluntary Aid and Development Organisation (VADO) is a civic-driven, service-based Non-Governmental Organisation; established to facilitate citizen-state linkages, support and services through need-based initiatives, aimed to drive social change, enhance public services and resourcefully improve lives.
As a civic-driven organization that is bent on strengthening citizens action in the co-creation, co-delivery and co-utilization of public services, practices and policies; we work to build synergies with relevant stakeholders and partners using voluntary operational standards to leverage on local expertise and resources towards opening civic spaces in communities and public institutions.
We therefore, drive our citizen-state interventions by inspiring volunteering through civic service, civic engagement and civic empowerment. 
While focusing on the following program areas:
  • Volunteerism
  • Youth Mainstreaming
  • Democracy and Digital Governance
  • Consumer Rights, Services and Protection

VISION:

A civic society where every citizen is empowered to operate within a freer, fairer and safer civic state.

MISSION:

To drive a citizen-state Organisation, resilient in providing the best solution-driven civic-tech initiatives that seek to better lives, support public institutions and strengthen communities.

VALUES:

Civic Aid
Young People
Gender Equality
Popular Participation
Public Service
Civic Technology

BASIC OBJECTIVES:

  • To build the capacity of youths in accessing socio-economic opportunities through voluntary services.
  • To offer range of public ancillary services through activities aimed at empowering citizens for social change, and
  • To strengthen the delivery of socio-economic services by integrating community organizing with social entrepreneurship.

LEGAL STATUS:

Registered / Incorporated Trustees – CAC/IT/56697