Welcome to ACK Development Services, Nyanza
ACK Development Services (ADS)-Nyanza is a non-profit making faith based organization serving vulnerable communities within the four ACK dioceses encompassing the 6 Nyanza region counties irrespective of their religion, political affiliation or ethnic background. Since January 1997, ADS- Nyanza formerly Inter-Diocesan Christian Community Services(IDCCS) Nyanza, has had interventions in various development spheres transforming the lives of partner communities in the region
A dignified responsible humanity enjoying the fullness of life.
To enable the Dioceses and communities of Nyanza region to achieve fullness of life and the integrity of creation through sustainable community development programs
We, and our stakeholders, aspire to uphold a number values and principles that make us both unique and distinctive. These values/principles define us and those other entities that we work with.
Christ-centered: We believe in the holistic ministry of the One God, eternally existent in three persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a fulfilled and dignified life. We commit ourselves to be faithful and compassionate messengers of God’s love and care through promotion of holistic and transformational development ministry to individuals, families and communities in all areas of our work.
OUR RELATIONS AND FOCUS
Community focused: We believe that the community is one of our most important resources, which hold the key to sustainability of our development initiatives. In this, we aspire to integrate community development and programs with evangelization as a vehicle to flourishing life.
The goal of the organization delivered via 2014-2018 Strategic Plan is to improve quality of life, and empower communities in the Lake Victoria region to gain access to sustainable livelihood and economic opportunities
- To improve access to sustainable livelihood through integrated health, food security, economic empowerment, water, sanitation and environment conservation programs.
- To promote sustainable ADS -Nyanza -church partnerships and Christian commitment in poverty alleviation