BCDA envisages being a strong urban poverty alleviating NGO and aspires to see a society, created by a united effort of its people, free from absolute poverty where every individual attains food, shelter, clothing and self-esteem in a sustained manner.
BCDA stands for empowering disadvantaged individuals, families and communities; both in urban and rural settings, to eradicate absolute poverty by helping them actualize their latent potential through integrated development program that incorporates livelihood promotion, community based health care programs, promotion of pre-school education and cultural promotion.
3. Values of BCDA
3.1 Justice and Empathy with the Poor
In the world of great affluence and people with full potential to be self reliant, it is absolutely unjust to find people living below poverty line and being degraded by others. It is also equally unjust to discriminated people against sex and other disadvantages. Hence justice and empathy with the disadvantaged in general, and the poor in particular, are Raison d’etre of Beza Community Development Association.
3.2 Integrity and Mutual Respect
Beza Community Development Association cannot and will not survive without creating contacts with people and organizations at different level and capacity. Beza Community Development Association believes that such relationships can be maintained and sustained if they are based on mutual respect and integrity.
3.3 Team work and Excellence
Beza Community Development Association believes that every human being has the capacity to add value in an organization that fits him/her. Such capacities can be tapped if, and only if, the organization adheres to the principles and procedures of team and quality work enhanced by human resource development. Beza Community Development Association, thus, maintains the values of human resource development, team spirit and excellence in the organization.
3.4 Efficiency and Effectiveness
Good will and good organization can ensure its survival if it proves to be effective and efficient.
Beza Community Development Association also believes that in order to achieve its objective an organization needs to be guided by certain principles. Hence the following are some of its major principles.
4.1 Community participation
4.2 Inter-sector collaboration.
4.3 Gender equity
4.4 Focus on prevention
4.5 Participatory management
4.6 Cost effectiveness, and