A2P-DIRO PROGRAM PHASE 3
A P P R O C H E
Accompagnement de Proximité Personnalisé pour le Renforcement Organisationnel et le Changement des Caritas en Afrique subsaharienne
Total budget of DIRO
Program – Phase 3
• AFD: 1.500.000€
• SCCF: 800.000€
– The National Caritas: 40.000€.
– To be mobilized: 160.000€.
- Poverty rate above 45% in more than 70% of the 18 countries covered by the program ;
- Nearly 60% of the sub-Saharan African countries where Caritas operate are facing recurring crises and conflicts ;
- Amongst civil society organizations which contribute in the development of public policies, the Caritas network in Africa holds a special position by accompanying communities and populations through its presence at the lowest level of society.
“to contribute to the reduction of extreme poverty and inequality by strengthening the organizations of African civil societies working for the emergence of a fair, peaceful and inclusive societies through effective and responsible institutions at all levels, to achieve integral human development”.
Results expected from the program : 5 main results
The Caritas Africa network is better structured, strengthened and develops an approach of change, which allows to handle the risks related to institutional and organizational development of Caritas.
The sub-Saharan African Caritas have become more effective in the fight against poverty, injustice and inequalities.
The autonomy and the sustainability of the Caritas are reinforced thanks to a multiform support in the domain of institutional and organizational development.
The impact of the Caritas Africa network is visible, as regards the improvement of public policies for the benefit of the most vulnerable populations.
The transfer of the program to the Executive Secretariat of Caritas Africa take effect and the latter get significant capacities to manage and coordinate the implementation of a multi-countries program.
- Professional, strong and recognized, the Caritas develop a leadership that boosts the advocacy and actions of civil society in favor of more adequate development policies.
- The communities have improved their living conditions and their resilience to face situations of precariousness and emergency, thanks to Caritas accompaniment.
- The 14 countries which participated in the implementation of phase 2 : Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mali, Niger, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Chad, Togo, Senegal;
- 4 additional countries: Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique and Zambia.
- The Executive Secretariat of Caritas Africa.