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Our Mission, Vision and Core Values


  1. Honesty; EPDRA shall demonstrate the highest level of honesty and integrity in dealing with all stakeholders
  2. Non-discriminatory; EPDRA works with all manner of people irrespective of race, creed, age, special ability or gender.
  3. Stewardship; EPDRA demands strict accountability from its staff and partners. EPDRA also ensure proper documentation, regular reporting and auditing.
  4. Gender sensitivity and mainstreaming; EPDRA ensure equity to all its endeavors.
  5. Transparency; EPDRA ensures information on its project activities are transparent and available to all who need it.
  6. Non-partisan; EPDRA does not affiliate itself with any political party and remains politically neutral
  7. EPDRA values empathy, good human relations, respect for one another and authority, confidentiality, and decency as working principles.
  8. EPDRA focuses on its mission and vision.


Our strategic direction is anchored on five pillars

  • Promotion of Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Protection
  • Malaria, HIV/AIDS Prevention Education
  • Building Internal Financial Capacities to partner donors’ organizations
  • Empowerment of Women
  • Promotion of Primary Health Care Activities

We undertake the following activities to achieve our strategic goals:

  • Agricultural Extension Services

Activities under this include demonstrations in composting, cover cropping, use of animal manure, use of refuse dump, animal rearing and crop rotation. These are done to address the soil infertility problem.

  • Micro Savings and Credit programmes for women and the vulnerable

This programme provides small credit facilities for women groups in particular to boost their income generation activities. Training in business management as well as mobilizing groups to save.

  • Enterprise Development

This is a support for small scale businesses in their development with technical assistance such as management, finance and accounting.

  • Agricultural Skills Training

This includes training of local farmers in the use of modern methods of frming to increase yield and improve upon environmental sustenance.

  • Community Food Security

Under this programme, farmers are supported to produce certain crops which are bought from them immediately after harvesting and sold to customers who are trading company in nature. The advantage of this programme to farmers is that they are assured of a guarantee price and increased bargaining power.

  • Gender Advocacy Programmes

This is geared towards the five sustainable development goals which is to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls.

  • Community Health and Nutrition Education

This programme targets malnourish and children and nursing mothers. They are taught how to fortify their diet with alternative sources of protein e.g., legumes where animals’ product for protein sources are scarce. Primary Health Care is integrated into this programme.

  • Solar Water Disinfection Technology (SODIS)

This is the use of the solar power in treating water to become safer foe drinking in communities where access to safe drinking water is a challenge.

  • HIV/AIDS/TB Programme

This is committed to campaign against stigmatization and discrimination, Testing and Counselling, training of counsellors and peer educators, care and support both medical and food through collaborations, schools and public places, educational campaigns, using sports to address AIDS epidemic, distribution of information materials, a small library operation, research on link between HIV and hard drugs as well as gender issues with special focus on women and girls’ reproductive health. Under this programme, Tuberculosis prevention is also carried out but on a small scale.

  • Staff Development

This is in the quest to address human resource needs and building capacities of staff in order to become more technical and highly efficient.



  • Internship/Volunteerism

This involves receiving interns from foreign partners to provide social services to schools and other social institutions.

  • School Library Books Project

This involves providing teaching and learning materials to basic schools in order to improve upon quality of education

  • Youth Rehabilitation Centre- Street Children Project

This is a running program where children are drawn from the street and provided with care, food, education among others.

  • Disability Program

This is a program to support the physically challenged persons such as the blind, disabled and other forms of human disability in the society.

  • Conflict Resolution and Peace Building

This seeks to foster and harmonize peace between and among communities and peoples or ethnic groups.

  • Agenda 21 (Climate Change)

This is geared towards sustainable development with current focus on climate change advocacy and implementation issues. Leading activity is afforestation and nursery development for interest groups.

  • Community Tree Growing Activities

Activities under this include education on bush fire prevention and control, planting and growing of trees and establishment of woodlot, establishment of community-based nurseries.