Agricultural Youth Action for Development Agency (AYADA) is a Youth-led Non-Profit Organization that has worked in South Sudan for many years. It focuses on fighting poverty through food security & livelihood, Youth and women empowerment, and provision of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) services. It works through well-planned and comprehensive programs in food security and climate change, access to justice and human rights, WASH, education, peacebuilding, GBV, and empowerment of women, youth, and youth living with disabilities.
AYADA was established in 2016 and is officially registered with the Relief and Rehabilitation Commission [RRC] as a National NGO in South Sudan under the NGOs Act 2016 Chapter 3, Section 10. AYADA’s Head office in Plot No: 14455, Block-A, Hai Daraja, Wau, Western Bahr El Ghazal State and Sub-offices in Warrap State (Tonj South County) and Northern Bahr el Ghazal State – Aweil, South Sudan.
Our Vision Statement
To be a leading organization in the quest for a world of hope and social justice, where poverty and violence are overcome, and where people live in a dignified, secure, and peaceful environment for all.
Our Mission Statement
AYADA works in South Sudan to save lives, fight poverty and achieve social justice to end violence through well-planned and comprehensive programs.
Excellence in Performance
AYADA works to ensure that its programs are high quality, effective, and efficient in nature. They are results-oriented, achieving both development effectiveness and desired results; and are gender and age-sensitive as well.
AYADA works respectfully in collaboration with government, communities, the private sector, and donors, bringing together the unique resources of all to achieve common objectives.
AYADA board and staff work on the basis of mutual respect and accountability, dialogue, and collaboration. In our work, we seek to understand the views and ideas of others, as well as to recognize the positive contributions of each person, to build strong relationships within and beyond AYADA.
AYADA is committed to sharing information in a respectful and collegial manner. The timely and regular exchange of quality information – between headquarters and field offices, board members, and our partners – provides the basis for informed, consultative decision-making in our operations.