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Aluta Development Network

Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Joined February 2022

Aluta Development Network is a rights based non-profit organization with a focus on vulnerable groups such as key populations LGBTQI+, women and children. Advocating for change, access and equality.

Presence in: South Africa
Focus: Community Organizing, Education, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Labor & Employment, LGBTQI+ Rights, Women's Rights

VISION

A society where everyone lives, where men and women live equal, engaged, healthy, safe lives.

MISSION

Building on all people’s humanity and ability to connect, Aluta Development Network works to better people’s  lives through addressing the social determinants, social conditioning, gender conditioning and gender-based role stereotypes cause harm to men and women.

Aluta Development Network works from the belief that a society where men and women are free from the negative effects of these factors will lead to better lives for men and women.

Values and Principles

Participation.  Empowerment.  Inclusion.  Diversity.  Non-discrimination.  Connection. Transformation.   Community Development.  Respect.  Good Governance.

Programmes

  • LGBTQI+ Programmes
  • Men and Boys Empowerment Programmes
  • Women and girls programmes
  • Enterprise Development Programme which serve as income generating
  • Back to LIFE which serves as a Vocational training and make individuals to reach full potential
  • Advocacy for all the vulnerable groups
  • Governance and Leadership Development
  • HIV/AIDS, Gender Based Violence and Crime prevention

Approach

  • Conversations & Engagements
  • Community Dialogues
  • Training and Development
  • Conferences and Seminars
  • Resource Mobilisation
  • Advocacy  and Collaborations
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Social Enterprise Model

In line with the government’s development strategies, Aluta Development Network’s work is guided by its commitment to the development of the people.  Its aim is to ensure that people have the knowledge to make informed choices about gender mainstreaming and economic development issues that will be beneficial to themselves and their communities.  All of Aluta Development Network’s programs are based on community needs and the organization involves communities in the monitoring and evaluation of these programs.

People Associated With This Organization

Andile Nkumbi

South Africa  
Aluta Development Network
Joined February 2022
Interests: LGBTQI+ Rights
I am Andile Nkumbi who is passionate about development, I am a feminist, activist for human rights particularly the LGBTQI+ plus and believe in embracing everyone. I have extensive experience in the NGO sector particularly in the Sexual and Reproductive Health field. I have worked as a peer educator to the level of a Director. I have established a non-profit which seeks to address issues of gender inequality, stigma and discrimination and socio-economic challenges. I am joining this network in order to gain legal insight in advocating for the rights of vulnerable and be able to be in the network of those who are like minded and ensure that we build a strong, safe and formidable society. I am currently serving as the Director of Aluta Development Network providing strategic direction in the organization, supervising staff, monitoring programmes, networking with partners, engaging stakeholders, mobilizing resources and serve as an accounting officer to the board and face of the organization to the beneficiaries, partners, donors, funders and our communities.
Andile Nkumbi is the network champion (main point of contact) for Aluta Development Network.

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