Advocacy for Health, Education, Agriculture and Development, Inc.

Organization's name: Advocacy for Health, Education, Agriculture and Development, Inc.
Organization's acronym: AHEAD
Headquarters address  
Address: 2nd Floor, LDS Church Compound
Outland Community, Adjacent Benson Hospital, Paynesville
Phone: +231-776347394 / 886849137
Fax: ZAP
Web site: ZAP
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Industry
  • Children
  • Development
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Family
  • Financing for Development
  • Food
  • Humanitarian Affairs
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Least Developed Countries
  • Micro-Credit
  • Sustainable Development
  • United Nations Funding
  • Violence
  • Volunteerism
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Financing for Development:
  • International Trade as an engine for development
  • Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development
  • Mobilizing international resources for development

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty

Social Development:
  • Aging
  • Conflict
  • Cooperative
  • Disabled persons
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Technical cooperation
  • Youth

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Sustainable development of SIDS
  • Technology
  • Trade and environment
  • Transport
  • Waste (solid)

Peace and Development in Africa:
  • Development in Africa
  • Peace in Africa

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Liberia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Achieve universal primary education
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Reduce child mortality
  • Improve maternal health
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2009
Year of registration (YYYY): 2010
Organizational structure: Board of Directors and Secretariat
Number and type of members: 3,700 including schools, Community inhabitants and farmer groups
Affiliation with NGO networks: Liberia Network Of AIDS Service Organization (LINASO), National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), Forum of Consortium, Network & Independent Civil Society Organization - FOCNICSO
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Fees for education and training services
  • Product sales and business services
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: Board Chairman, Treasurer, Executive Driector

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Business and industry
  • Children and youth
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships: Yes
If yes, explain in detail: Seeking Partnerships with UNAIDS, UNDP, FAO, WHO, UNICEF

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations: Liberia Network of AIDS Service Organization(LINASO); National Malaria Control Program(NMCP)
Purpose of the organization: In a world where poverty has become the worst enemy of humanity, AHEAD aims to help vulnerable populations reach their potential through health, educational, agricultural and Community development services in order to fight poverty and exclusion more effectively.