Adventist Development and Relief Agency Swaziland

Acronym/Acronyme : ADRA
Description : Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Swaziland is a national NGO established in 2002. It focuses on development and relief. The services it renders include food and clothing distribution, building and renovating homes for the aged, food security projects, training of trainers (HIV/AIDS) and home based care. The structure of the organization is as follows, ADRA Board, Country Director, Administrative committee, HIV/AIDS Site Coordinator, Home Based Care coordinator, Food Security Officer, Accountant, Secretary and Truck Driver. ADRA has had partnerships with non research stakeholders. These include ,1) National Disaster Management Agency in Swaziland - Support in food aid distribution to drought stricken communities. 2) PSI/HTC. 3) Ministry of Health - train HIV/AIDS trainers and home based caregivers. 4) World Food Programme (project ended in May 2010). 5) ICAP (Scooping exercise on the relationship between clinics and communities) 6) Women in Law. Lessons learnt from the partnerships include project management, proficiency, and efficient use of human resources. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency Swaziland currently has partnerships with the following research stakeholders, 1) ADRA International (USA): 2 garden projects and child sponsorship, (payment of tuition for OVCs). 2) Hope for Humanity (USA): home based care projects. 3) Germany embassy based in Pretoria: underground Water Harvest in Mafutseni and Timbutini. 4) ADRA Sweden: HIV/AIDS Training of Trainers Project. 5) National Disaster Management Agency (NDMA): Food aid distribution in drought stricken areas. Lessons learnt from these projects include proficiency, efficiency and project management skills. Partnerships considered innovative are the ones with Hope for Humanity, ADRA Sweden and NMA. Adventist Development and Relief Agency Swaziland would be interested in future partnerships in food security projects, entrepreneur projects for the poor, HIV/AIDS Counseling and youth capacity development projects. ADRA would be interested in participating in the PAEPARD project and share its experience.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : N°82
Street/Rue : Mbabane Manzini Road, Trelawny Park
Town/Ville : Manzini
Country/Pays : Swaziland
Phone/Téléphone : 268 505 8076

Postal address/Adresse postale

Town/Ville : Manzini


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Nkhanyiso Gamedze Country Director

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2002


Mandat : National
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie, Socioeconomics/Socioéconomie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation, Production, Other/Autre