Â 1.Â Â Â BRIEF HISTORY OF FORWARD AFRICAÂ
Organizational ProfileÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Forward Africa (FOFA) is a non-profit development organization founded in 1992 to strengthen the capacity of individuals, especially women and youths within communities to respond to their identified basic needs, using resources within their communities. The organization is registered with Corporate Affairs Commission in 1995 and has board of trustees.
FOFA core staff is made up of the Executive Director, Programme Manager, Finance/Account Manager, Admin/HR Manager, Administrative Officer, Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, Project Officers and Support Staff. FOFA has a pool of competent staff whose capacities have been extensively developed through training, mentoring and participation in several project activities.
Vision and Mission
A society where everyone has access to the basic things of life
A development organization that seeks to improve life through partnerships, advocacy and capacity building for sustainable development
2.Â Â Â AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
*Maternal and child health
*Family life and Empowerment Education
Democracy and Good Governance
*Electoral Process and Election Monitoring
*Budgeting and Budget Monitoring
*Community Engagement in Governance
Agric & Economic Development
*Agriculture/Agro Allied Activities
*Micro Credit Activities
*Youth and Women Empowerment
*Livelihood and Empowerment in Education
Research & Documentation
FOFA has implemented the following projects under:
D.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Agric & Economic Development
IMPACTS ON LOCAL COMMUNITIES
Presently, FOFA has been able to create positive impacts on the communities where we work. For example, our activities on empowerment led to a youth cooperative organization, empowered with four brand new motor cycles. And with our 5 years (i.e. 2012 â€“ 2017) Strategic Plans, we hope to be a self sustaining organization whose activities will wholistically impact positively on the communities.