Adventist Development Relief Agency-Barbados

ECOSOC Status: General Consultative
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: Britton Hill, Brydens Avenue
St. Michael
Country: Barbados
Region: Central America and the Caribbean
Website: http://www.adra.org
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Training
  • Drug Treatment
  • Victim Protection
  • Sustainable Livelihood / Alternative Development
Short description:
The agency's work is a representative expression of the Seventh day Adventist's desire to improve the quality life of people in need. Their targets are food security, economic development, primary health and basic education.
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) was initiated by the Seventh-day Adventist church. The basis for its existence, its reason for being, is to follow Christ's example by being a voice for, serving, and partnering with those in need.
ADRA seeks to identify and address social injustice and deprivation in developing countries. The agency's work seeks to improve the quality of life of those in need. ADRA invests in the potential of these individuals through community development initiatives targeting Food Security, Economic Development, Primary Health and Basic Education. ADRA's emergency management initiatives provide aid to disaster survivors.


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