Rural Alliance for Development

Associated Sports:
  • Football (Soccer)
Causes Served:
  • Children and Youth
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Health
  • Peace
Age Groups Served: Children & Youth
Mailing Address: 60b Methodist Shopping Plaza,macualay/ikot Ekpene Road
City: Umuahia
State/Province: Non US/Canada
Zip/Postal Code: 234
Country: Niue
Phone: 234-08030920000
Website: Http://none


Rural Alliance for Development [rad] is a Private, Non-governmental, Not-for-profit Organization That Uses Football As a Tool for Positive Social Change in Different Rural Communities Around Abia State. Rad is Registered with the Ministry of Youth Development in Abia State and is a Credible and Capable Organization That Works with a Number of Partners, Ranging from Local Communities to National and International Development Alliances to Design and Implement Projects That Create Positive Social Development for Youths Through the Power of Football.

We Work with the Youths [male & Female] Between the Ages of 12-30 to Strengthen Their Efforts Towards Their Development Thereby Fighting Poverty and Diseases in a Sustainable Manner. Also, We Provide Responsible and Strategic Platforms for Donors and Charitable People to Help the out and in of School Youths Live a Better Life. We Focus on Equipping Youths with the Skills and Appropriate Values and Attitudes to Act and Manage Their Own Development and Improve the Quality of Their Lives. Priority is Given to Youths Empowerment, Hiv/aids,peace Building and Education.

Rad Started in August, 2004. Since then It Has Been Consolidating Its Programs to Reflect Our Commitment to Best Practices in the World of Development Through Sports. We Have Facilitated Several Youth–led Projects (gcap and Abia State Peace and Conflict Management Programme).in Addition, We Have 125 Registered Youths Members Who Have All Received Peace-building and Hiv/aids Education in Our Pilot Project at Ehimiri, Umuahia Abia State and Our Programs Also Encourages the Promotion of a Healthy Lifestyle and Voluntary Testing and Counseling Amongst Our Participants Through the Instrumentality of Sports.

We Believe That Participatory Development Process Requires the Cooperation, Sacrifice, and Strength of All Stakeholders. Effectively Facilitated Participatory Processes Will Help Reduce Poverty, Diseases and Conflicts and Enable the Youths to Live in Dignity.

the Organization Has a Flexible Management Structure That Enables the Chief Executive Officer and the Executive Team to Work in Harmony to Achieve Organizational Goals. There is a Board of Trustees and the Advisory Council That Formulate Polices and Decisions Governing the Organization.

Our Core Values Are Stewardship, Partnership, Innovation and Human Dignity

Rad’s Vision is to Educate and Empower the Youths Through the Instrumentality of Football.

Our Mission is to Achieve Peace, Reduce Poverty and Diseases in Nigeria Through Sports, Training, Research and Strategic Partnerships.

Our Values:

• Human Dignity: We Respect Human Dignity and Value Each Person. Also, We Challenge Inequality, Stand Up for Justice, and Oppose Discrimination of Any Kind.
• Innovation: We Embrace Thoughtful Change. We Continuously Learn from Experience, Our Partners, and the Communities with Which We Work.
• Partnership: We Strive to Be a Collaborative and Respectful Partner So That the Programs We Develop Are Locally Appropriate and Sustainable.
• Stewardship: We Create an Environment of Trust and Accountability. We Make Socially, Environmentally, and Fiscally Responsible Decisions for Sustainable Change.

Target Group

Children: Girls & Boys Between 12 and 30 Years of Age from Deprived and Extremely Disadvantages Slums and Rural Communities and Vulnerable and Orphaned Children.

• Enhancing Opportunities
• Developing Positive Attitudes
• Learning Through Sports
• Using Football As a Peace – Building and Conflict Transformation Tool in the Niger Delta.
• Creating Strong Moral Character
• Offering a Variety of After School Programs
• Providing Opportunities for Urban and Sub-urban Youths.
• Building Academic Excellence.

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