Africa Community Impact Organization is involved in making the humanitarian ecosystem a more coherent and effective system, and by doing so, we work on:
1. The shift of power: We believe this shift of power will lead to a new humanitarian era, where local actors are empowered, have strengthened capacity and hold decision-making influence to respond to different crises. Building community resilience and fostering local initiatives is one of our core objectives.
2.Community Resilience: We encourage local actors, mainly local communities, local groups and authorities to take the lead on supporting the development of their territories, We ensure that communities are the first to be involved in emergencies and development programs to develop a more inclusive aid system.
3. New ways of working: We like to think that we can all reimagine the way humanitarian actors are working together, fostering a better coordination and coherence in the development of programs. We strongly believe that networks and consortiums can help to reach those objectives, offering better capacities and experience-sharing practices to have a more powerful impact.
4. Contextualization: We focus our work on a better understanding of local trends and dynamics in each area affected by a crisis. We encourage the accessibility of data and maps, believing that technology can support the major shift the humanitarian system, to evaluate the needs, understand the complexities of local situations and anticipate the risks and the crises.
The Africa Community Impact Organization's humanitarian program in Africa responds appropriately to humanitarian crises by working with trusted humanitarian partners and supporting advocacy efforts for effective international humanitarian action.
Why we give humanitarian greatest importance?
Natural disasters, conflicts and economic shocks (such as food and fuel price spikes) severely undermine growth, reverse hard-won development gains and increase poverty and insecurity. Women are often also at heightened risk of violence during crises. In reducing risks from, preparing for, and responding to crises the Africa Community Impact Organization's action saves lives, builds resilience and helps people overcome poverty.
The Africa Community Impact Organization (ACIO), needs in Africa are vast. Humanitarian crises generally involve the mass displacement of people and widespread loss of life and livelihoods as a result of conflict and natural disaster, significantly affecting the ability of communities to recover. The broad goal of Africa Community Impact Organization's humanitarian assistance is to save lives, alleviate suffering and enhance the dignity of people faced with displacement, violent conflict, natural disasters and others humanitarian crises.
The Africa Community Impact Organization monitors and responds to humanitarian situations based on the needs of people affected, the situation on the ground and our capacity to respond through partnership with local, national, regional and international partners.