Darfur Rehabilitation Project, Inc.

Organization's name: Darfur Rehabilitation Project, Inc.
Organization's acronym: DRP
Headquarters address  
Address: 76 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Newark NJ 07105

United States of America
Phone: 973/274-9424
Fax: 973/274-9426
Email: drp@darfurrehab.org
Web site: www.darfurrehab.org
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • English

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culture
  • Disarmament
  • Education
  • Human Rights
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Industrial Development
  • Justice
  • Peace and Security
  • Refugees
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Women/gender Equality

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Research
  • Violence against women
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women in power and decision-making

Social Development:
  • Conflict
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Poverty
  • Social policy

Sustainable Development:
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Gender equality
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Partnerships
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • United States of America
  • Chad
  • Sudan
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2004
Year of registration (YYYY): 2004
Organizational structure: A recognized 501c3 charitable organization based in Newark, New Jersey, DRP was founded by a group of Darfurians living in the United States who are deeply concerned over the human rights tragedy now occurring in their homeland in western Sudan. Now very diversified, members of DRP come from various ethnic populations native to the region who are joined by like-minded people many of whom are U.S. citizens.
Number and type of members: Board of Directors = 13 Board of Advisors = 13 Contributing Members, incl. organizations = 515 Volunteers, Interns
Affiliation with NGO networks: UNDPI
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Have discussed DRP's goals with several U.N. agencies, e.g. UNHCR, and ambassadors...have yet to apply for funding.
Affiliation with other organizations: Africare 24Hrs.

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: Africare 24Hrs.

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • DPI