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Our vision

Children Action for Development (CAD) vision is of a happy, loving and understanding family environment which supports the full and harmonious development of children. CAD respects and supports the efforts of parents and other caregivers to care for children in family environment.

Core Values

Our core values are honesty, transparency, solidarity, innovation, justice, respect for human rights and gender equality.

Child Rights

CAD will uphold the UN Conventions on Child Rights and undertake activities that ensure children and the broader community has access to information and a clear understanding of child rights.


CAD will work cooperatively with donors, all levels of government, other NGO’s and the wider community to best meet the needs of the children and families we aim to serve.

Accountability and Transparency

CAD is committed to transparency in all of the activities we undertake and will maintain accountability to our stakeholders, donors, partners, CAD staff, children, families and communities.

Respect for Family

CAD believes that a stable and loving family is the best environment to raise a child but acknowledges the difficulties that many families face in caring for their children. CAD staff will always show respect for families, no matter what their situation.

Respect for Staff & Volunteers

CAD equally values and respects the contribution of all staff and volunteers regardless of position and/or gender.


Sustainability will be achieved by working with existing government services and the community to build capacity.

Gender Equality

CAD will ensure that women and men are equally empowered and self- directed in all areas of the CAD workplace. We will also spread this message to the wider community.