Our Purpose:

To improve the lives of women, girls and other marginalized communities by advocating for their rights and enhancing their roles in the development process

Our Vision:

ZWD’s vision is to have a world where all women enjoy equality and social justice, have equal chances in education and jobs, be well-aware of their social, economic and political rights and be the real partner in peace and development.

Our Mission:

ZWD’s mission is to promote and empower the social, economic and political status of vulnerable groups in Sudan – with emphasis on women and girls – through multi-dimensional programs that are planned to support their livelihoods; lobby and advocate for their rights; provide logistical and legal aid services; conduct awareness raising activities; facilitate leadership training; and establish direct links with women associations and women rights defenders.

Our Values:

Accountability: We take personal responsibility for using our resources efficiently, achieving measurable results, and being accountable to supporters, partners

Ambition: We are demanding of ourselves and our colleagues, set high goals, and are committed to improving the quality of everything we do

Collaboration: We respect and value each other, thrive on our diversity, and work with partners to leverage our global strength in making a difference

Creativity: We are open to new ideas, embrace change, and take disciplined risks to develop sustainable solutions for target groups

Integrity: We aspire to live to the highest standards of personal honesty and behavior; we never compromise our reputation and always act in the best interests of our beneficiaries.

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