Associacao Cultural Para o Desenvolvimento Sustentavel – ACUDES

Inhambane, Mozambique
Joined February 2019

Advocacy to improve access to and provision of basic services to citizens through inclusive and accountable governance

Presence in: Mozambique
Focus: Environmental Justice, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Livelihoods

ACUDES is an humanitarian organization, without political and religious affiliation, whose basic principle is the community development centered on the young people and woman. The defense of the interests of disadvantaged and the sustainable use of resources is the base of its foundation.
Institutional Interests
Increase the level of consciousness of communities in particular of the young people about human rights, moral education and local and national cultural values, environmental awareness and a sustainable use of natural resources.
Developing young people’s skills that promote critical reflection and active involvement in the problems and difficulties affecting the community and young people in particular with the aim of end poverty by promoting a sustainable development.
The values of ACUDES are the result of the members convictions who founded it. They represent the aspirations and desires of what they are, what they want to be, how they want being and what they want to do as an institution, such as: respect for the human person, Solidarity, Social justice, Decent Work, Honesty and Initiative.
Areas of intervention / Programs
· Food security and nutrition;
. Good governance
· Environment and renewable energy;
· Professional technical training and employability;
· Local economic development;
· Capacity building of BCO’s (Base Community Organizations and cooperatives)