MaCDA (Development Aid for Mothers and Children) KENYA
MaCDA (Development Aid For Mothers and Children) is a Non-Governmental organisation established in the Republic of South Sudan in June 2012. It’s legally registered in June 2012 with the Registrar of NGOs at the Ministry of Justice (Registration number 1447) and with South Sudan Relief and Rehabilitation Commission (SSRRC) under serial number 215. MaCDA is also a member of the South Sudan NGO forum.
MaCDA was legally registered in Somalia with the Ministry of Planning, Internal Relations and Humanitarian Programs of Jubbaland state on 29th April 2014, and mandated to operate in the Country. It was also registered with the Ministry of Interior and Federal on 25th May 2015.
On 27th January 2016, MaCDA was also registered in Kenya as a Non-Governmental Organisation (Registration numberOP 218/051/15-320/10096) with the name Development Aid for Mothers and Children and mandated to operate in the country by the NGO Coordination Board under section 10 of the NGO coordination act of the Republic of Kenya.
“Work for vulnerable members of the community and envisage a productive and peaceful African society where all citizens are well informed and self-sustained.”
‘’To improve the wellbeing of the vulnerable populations, especially mothers and children, through Integrated emergency, recovery and development programmes."
MaCDA applies rights and evidence-based approach to programming aimed at meeting the basic human needs through humanitarian assistance and development work while building a sustainable transition to local institutions and communities.
MaCDA in South Sudan, Somalia and Kenya works with other partners in an endeavor to offer continuous response for host communities, returnees and IDPs in need of humanitarian and development assistance.
Our main focus is to offer humanitarian assistance to improve the wellbeing of the vulnerable populations, especially mothers and children, through programmes in health and wellness, Education, Nutrition, Food security and livelihood improvement, Agriculture, Empowerment and Advocacy, Water and Sanitation, Peace building and conflict mitigation, Emergency relief and disaster management both in humanitarian emergency, recovery and development contexts while building a sustainable transition to peace and development to local institutions and communities. .