Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)

Organization's name: Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)
Organization's acronym: AID
Headquarters address  
Address: 4233 Brushfield Court, Apt C
Harrisburg, PA 17109
United States of America
Phone: 5166758983
Web site:

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Josephine Kai-Tongie Designation
Isata Fofana Designation , Advancement of Women
Unisa Sesay Social Development , Designation
Abraham Akempta Application
Mannella Peters Designation , Advancement of Women
Thomas Simbo Social Development , Designation , Application
Baimba Turay Sustainable Development (secondary) , Social Development
Fatmata Kamara Social Development , Designation , Advancement of Women , Sustainable Development (primary)
Donald Kalokoh Designation
Sylvanus Murray Social Development , Head of Organization , Application , Quadrennial Report , Committee on NGOs Representative , Sustainable Development (primary) , Conference Focal Point
Daphne Murray Sustainable Development (secondary) , Designation , Advancement of Women , Financing for Development , Committee on NGOs Representative
Sulaiman Musa Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Umaru Bah Others , Social Development , Sustainable Development (primary)
Saidu Kamara Public Administration , Social Development , Financing for Development , Sustainable Development (primary)
Mariama Jalloh
Fatmata Jigba Designation , Advancement of Women
Benson Kandeh Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Sylvanus Murray Head of Organization , Application , Quadrennial Report , Committee on NGOs Representative , Sustainable Development (primary)
Mohamed Koroma Designation , Application
Mariama Bah Designation
Mohamed Koroma Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Fatmata Davies Designation


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Development
  • Education
  • Women
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • 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
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making

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

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Education
  • Forests
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Technology
  • Waste Management

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

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Tunisia
  • Somalia
  • Egypt
  • Morocco
  • Ghana
  • Ethiopia
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Togo
  • Guinea
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Zambia
  • Sierra Leone
  • Gambia
  • Botswana
  • Cameroon
  • Malawi
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
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): 2000
Year of registration (YYYY): 2011
Organizational structure: Board of Directors, Officers, Volunteers
Number and type of members: Membership is consist of the Board of Directors. Currently, there are eight members of the Board.
Affiliation with NGO networks: WANGO, CIVICUS, AWID, TIG, African Monitors, SLANGO, GMC, WRA
Funding structure:
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Other sources
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major Group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Scientific and technological communities
  • Business and industry
  • Children and youth
  • Local authorities
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization
  • Farmers
Involvement in UN Partnerships:
If yes, explain in detail:
Affiliation with other organizations:
Statements or documents submitted
Commission on Sustainable Development:
Funding received from Division for Sustainable Development:

Social Development

Affiliation with other organizations:
Purpose of the organization:
Activities relevant to the conference of States Parties to the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level:
A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality:
Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members:

Advancement of Women

Affiliation with other organizations:
Statements or documents submitted
to the Commission on the Status of Women:
Statements or documents submitted
to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women:


Affiliation with other organizations:
Affiliation with UN bodies:
Statements or documents submitted
to the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF):
UNFF newsletter

UN Public Administration Network (UNPAN)

Involvement in Public Administration:

Informal regional network of NGOs

UN-NGO-IRENE Newsletter:

Other UN Entities

Accreditation with other UN Entities:
  • UNDP

Main Objective

Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC
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