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About O.I.C.E.D


OICED utilities the principle of Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) as one of our key principles in approaching our community engagement and development activities.


OICED was established to be the catalyst in communities to empower them to use their assets to improve their health and wellbeing as individuals, families, and communities. We are happy to support members of the community at all levels to enable them to achieve their aspirations.
OICED is led by a passionate team of experts with years of experience working with the community at the grassroot level. OICED is committed to improving the health and wellbeing of members of the community through:


OICED utilities the principle of Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) as one of our key principles in approaching our community engagement and development activities.
Asset-based community development (ABCD) is focused on community's utilizing its own assets and resources as the basis for development; it empowers the people of the community by encouraging them to use what they already possess.
This involves assessing the resources, skills, and experience available in a community and mobilizing members of the community around issues that they are passionate about and determined to act. These actions often lead to sustainable development of communities

Community Assets

a) Local Economy
b) Gifts and talents of the citizens
c) Associations like small community groups
d) Institutions that are non-governmental
e) Governmental Institutions
f) Physical assets like land, buildings etc.

Our Approach

OICED is dedicated to making sure that citizens are the centre of community development. We achieve this by:
a) Gathering stories from the community residents, on how they were able to collectively achieve success in a past community challenges.
b) What is available within the community. Both human and non-human assets. (Community asset mapping)
c) Linking and mobilising the identified community assets, towards meeting the identified need.
d) Citizens of the community leading on community initiatives and utilising the mobilised assets
e) Identifying and mobilising other partners both local and external to support the citizen lead initiatives.
f) Sustainable community lead projects.

Capacity development

a) Training and retraining of members of the community to play active roles and contribute positively to leadership opportunities at all levels of society.
b) Training and retraining of members of community groups in entrepreneurship to develop local economy and raise local aspirations and wellbeing.
c) Enabling members of the community to develop confidence and access to opportunities through volunteering
d) Creating awareness and advocacy to promote health and wellbeing of members of the community through workshops, seminars, and campaigns.
e) Actively engaging members of the community on environmental development projects.


Our vision is to see a world where citizens and experts work collaboratively in codesigning and coproducing activities that guarantees sustainable prosperity and development in our communities and the world.


OICED mission is to be a catalyst for global development.

Our Core Values

1) Diversity: We believe in people, and we value people regardless of their age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, and tradition and political affiliations.
2) Dignity and respect: We believe in treating everyone with dignity and respecting their opinions and views.
3) Empowerment: Everyone has something to offer in developing the community, and everyone has a say in a decision concerning their community.
4) Excellence: we strive to deliver quality services to the community and to exceed our set goals.

OICED Objectives

1) To foster collaborative and developmental relationships between experts and our communities of operation aimed at facilitating development and growth.
2) Facilitate human capacity development of the workforce to support development in our countries of operation.
3) Facilitating the attainment of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (goals) agenda for communities and nations.
4) Encouraging community involvement and participation in the development of their community.
5) To be the voice for change and development.
6) To provide emergency relief to victims of crisis either natural or man-made.
7) To provide support for civil society groups dedicated to sustainable development of their communities and nation at large.
8) Carrying out multi-disciplinary research on factors that can help improve the health and wellbeing of the community using these findings to advocate policies that will further enhance the capacity of and resilience of the citizens.

Our Big 4 Goals

Our big 3 goals for this strategic period will be:
1) Facilitating the attainment of the sustainable development goals in communities across nations.
2) Humanitarian interventions in crisis situations.
3) Sustainable peace and development.
4) Supporting the realisation of Africa's agenda 2063

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