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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is the world humanitarian organization of the non-profit, non-political Seventh-day Adventist Church. Founded in 1956 as the Seventh-day Adventist Welfare Service and renamed ADRA in 1984, the agency has a long and successful history of providing humanitarian assistance and implementing development initiatives. ADRA works with the poor driven by the search for justice, compassion, and love of others.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency in Togo (ADRA TOGO) is a global non-profit, apolitical humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that expresses Divine love and compassion.
In Togo it was created in 1988.
ADRA TOGO works with the poor and afflicted to create just and positive change through strong partnerships and responsible action.
The goal of ADRA TOGO is to serve humanity so that every human being can live according to God's desires.
ADRA TOGO strives to provide all possible support to the fight against poverty, marginalization and all forms of vulnerability by supporting social justice initiatives, regardless of race, gender, political, religious or philosophical beliefs.
ADRA TOGO is committed to combating inequality and social injustice by supporting and assisting in the implementation of sustainable structural projects, but also by creating and strengthening diverse partnerships, in full alignment with the basic needs of beneficiaries.
ADRA TOGO also wants, in collaboration with the ADRA network and other partners, to provide effective and rapid assistance to victims of natural and human disasters across Togo.
JUSTICE. COMPASSION. LOVE.
ADRA believes ...
1. That through humanitarian acts we make known the righteous, merciful and loving character of God.
2. That working with those in need is an expression of our love for God.
3. That Jesus' merciful ministry alone is sufficient reason and is gratifying.
4. That we are an agent of change and an instrument of grace and providence.
5. In the expression of interest, compassion and empathy through our work.
6. That a fair partnership with those in need will result in lasting change.
7. That age, gender, race, culture and families enrich the communities we work with, and are assets that must be respected and affirmed.
8. In non-discrimination with respect for differences, accepting all persons equally regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, or political or religious affiliation.
9. In participatory development that uses the abilities of men and women and offers equal opportunities to individuals of different ethnic, religious or cultural backgrounds.
10. That every person has a fundamental right to access to basic care, goods and services.
11. That every person, especially children, has the right to a life of opportunity and the freedom to choose his own future.
12. That its partners should be allowed to create viable participatory structures for information sharing and civil engagement.
13. That all resources, opportunities and benefits are gifts that must be managed responsibly.
14. That every person, especially women and children, has the right to protection and a life free from violence, sexual exploitation and other forms of abuse.
15. By demonstrating integrity and transparency in our work, at all levels.
Adventist Development and Relief Agency
Binah street, Lomé -TOGO
(+228) 22 22 99 33 / 22 22 48 26
(+228) 98 33 24 21 / 99 06 75 16