DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Development is the process of building active and sustainable communities based on social justice and mutual respect by empowering communities to work on their own agenda to improve their quality of life.

Mandate

Provision of Community Development Services

Mission 

To catalyze sustainable development efforts at community level through mindset change of the target communities using community based approaches.

Vision 

Concertized, empowered and self-sustaining women and men boys and girls.

Core Values

  1. Quality
  2. Equality
  3. Equity
  4. Respect
  5. Inclusivity
  6. vi) Transparency and accountability
  7. Vii) Integrity
  8.  Multi -Sectoral approach
  9. ix) Decentralization
  10. Community empowerment and participation
  11. Evidence based decision making

Strategic Objectives

  • To enhance access to Functional adult literacy and education by communities to enable effective participation in the national development
  • To improve household and community livelihoods.
  • To increase community participation in development Capacity of Community Development institutions strengthened
  • To reduce population growth.
  • To enhance access to adult literacy and education.
  • To improve financial literacy and investment culture.
  • To enhance duty bearers and right holders governance and leadership skills.
  • To Facilitate promotion of awareness campaigns on promotion of nutrition related NCDs.
  • To promote behaviour change through communication.
  • To strengthen capacity of service providers to provide nutrition and lifestyle counselling services at facility and community level.
  • To Support capacity building initiatives to community management committees on importance of six food groups

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