CALM Africa vision is seeing that the rights of children, as defined by the UN Convention 1990, are promoted, protected and observed in Africa. These rights form a basis on which children are able to shape their own future, live their full potential and participate in development of their communities.
Working to pragmatically promote the rights and protection of children and young people in order to meet immediate needs and ensure lasting changes leading to successful and productive lives.
To improve the welfare and education of children especially those that are disadvantaged and vulnerable as well as empowering young people to live their full potential. This is done by effectively promoting the observance of Children’s Rights, the provision of life sustaining skills and the creation of structures that offer an enabling environment for Child protection and Development.
CALM Africa Strategic Priorities
- Awareness Creation on Children’s Rights
- Education and Training
- Child Sponsorship
- Out-reach for Family Support and Teenager mothers
- Child Fostering
- Resource Mobilization, Networking and Partnership Building
- Capacity Building and Income Generating Projects
- Environmental Protection, Water and Food Security
- Entrepreneurship Development
- Child Protection
- Empowering slum dwellers
- Community Based health care ( Mobile clinic and sanitation)
Strategic Approaches and Core values: Inspired by the UN Convention on the rights of the child, CALM Africa challenges and confronts the problems faced by children by using the Rights Based Approach, Networking, Advocacy, Six -step scheme and the Seven in one Therapy to pragmatically promote understanding and observance of children’s rights. The following Core Values sharpen the aforementioned approach and keep CALM Africa focused:
- Equal Opportunities
- Team Work
- Human Dignity