Adventist Development and Relief Agency International
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency International is a humanitarian agency operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church for the purpose of providing individual and community development and disaster relief. It was founded in 1956, and it is headquartered in Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America.
Adra international has more than 25 grants and cooperative agreements in over 15 countries. The awards are comprised mainly of food security, health and multi-sector emergency response projects. Food security grants address the causes of food insecurity to vulnerable groups in targeted countries, addressing availability, access and utilization of food. Health projects use a holistic approach and cover a variety of focuses including child health, hiv and aids, family planning and tobacco. Health projects are a guiding factor enabling healthier lifestyle choices.
Development and Relief Projects, Disaster Assistant Funding and Grant Match$11m
Adra international supported projects in over 82 countries. Projects included emergency management of disaster relief and long term recovery. Economic development projects aimed to improve the recipients (both men and women) quality of life. Food security projects include famine relief and short term needs from displacement. Long term projects include the sectors of water, sanitation, hygine, health, nutrition, agriculture, livelihoods and economic growth. This needs are addressed with agricultural projects and training the recipients in various skills. Adra supports basic education in various skills. Adra supports basic education, for both children and adults in literacy and vocational skills. Adra promotes primary health with access, as well as, training for community care.
Adra supplied forty-two (42) containers of donated materials containing food packets worth over $4.28 million in six (6) countries in 2018.
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