Mission: To promote slums and rural areas, human and community progress. We advance our mission by: •creating access and opportunity in underserved communities, •improving the health and lives of low-income people, •to improve and develop sports and youth leadership, •supporting artistic expression, •support education and increase college achievement, •assisting in the revitalization of slums and rural areas, and •Advancing methods for addressing global climate change. We work to create opportunity, have community impact, foster individual transformation, and promote environmental conservation. How we do it We practice calculated risk taking, a commitment to innovation and collaboration, and a belief in the intrinsic benefits of diversity. Why we do what we do We fulfill our mission to promote human progress by helping to improve the lives of poor and low-income children and adults, particularly those living in underserved slums and rural areas
Target demographics: To promote slums and rural areas, human and community progress
Direct beneficiaries per year: 35 students
Geographic areas served: Nairobi, Kenya and Dallas TX
Programs: Social Development 1.Education and Vocational Training 2.Youth and Sports Development 3.Arts and Cultural Development 4.Child Welfare Development 5.International Exchange Program 6.HIV/AIDS and Behavior Change Program 7.Gender Empowerment Rural Development 1.Safe Shelter and Housing Projects 2.Agriculture and Food Bank 3.Water and Irrigation Project 4.Micro-Enterprise and Small Business 5.Adult Education and Training 6.Environment and Forestry 7.Disaster Management Training Our ‘target’ at the CSRD – the focus of our attentions – is the approaches, methods and practices of ‘the development sector’ itself. We aim to influence the development sector, towards enabling approaches that are effective, appropriate to the realities of human development and make best use of the resources that have been entrusted to us.