Charter of Accountability Signatories

The undersigned local and national NGOs, commit themselves to deliver the changes identified in the Charter of Accountability within their own organisational ways of working so that they take upon themselves the responsibility to ensure that people affected by crisis are the focus of their humanitarian work and make themselves accountable to them. The undersigned local and national NGOs also take responsibility in holding their partner signatory INGOs to account for the fulfillment of their commitments to the Charter for Change and influence the non-signatories to support.

The Charter of Accountability (COA) is signed and supported by a number of southern-based NGOs listed below*:

  • Action Entraide (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Action For Development (Cambodia)
  • Action for Integrated Sustainable Development Association (AISDA) (Ethiopia)
  • Action Hope Malawi (AHM) (Malawi)
  • Action pour la Protection de la Santé Humaine, Animale et Végétale (APROSHAV) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Active Citizen South Sudan (ACSS) (South Sudan)
  • Africa Development Aid (ADA) (South Sudan)
  • African Women and Youth Action for Development (AWYAD) (Uganda)
  • Agency for Community Sanitation and Sustainability (ACOSS) (Uganda)
  • Agency for Peace Initiatives and Inclusive Development (APID) (Kenya)
  • Agency For Women And Children Development (AWACD) (South Sudan)
  • Agile Plan To Integrated Resilience For Girls, Women And Youth (APIR TURKANA) (Kenya)
  • AMPLIFY GIRLS (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda)
  • Anglican Development Services (ADS) North Rift (Kenya)
  • Arid Lands Development Focus Kenya (ALDEF) (Kenya)
  • ASAL Humanitarian Network (Kenya)
  • Assistance and Cooperation for Community Resilience and Development, Inc. (ACCORD, Inc.) (Philippines)
  • Assistance for Humanitarian Missions-International (AHMI) (Uganda)
  • Association of Civil Society Development Centre (STGM) (Turkey)
  • Association of Voluntary Actions for Society (AVAS) (Bangladesh)
  • Basic Services Development Agency (BASEDA) (Malawi)
  • BDCSO Process (Bangladesh)
  • Blessed Community Empowerment Organization (BLEC) (Kenya)
  • Building Foundation for Development (BFD) (Yemen)
  • Bureau d’Informations, Formations, Échanges et Recherches pour le Développement (BIFERD) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Canada Africa Partnership on AIDS Uganda (CAP-AIDS) (Uganda)
  • Care for the Physically Challenged and Destitute Foundation (CAPCADF) (Nigeria)
  • Caritas Kitui – CDOK (Kenya)
  • Caritas Kotido Diocese (Uganda)
  • CCNF (Bangladesh)
  • Centre d’Aide pour le Développement Intégral (CADI) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Center for Disaster Preparedness Foundation (CDP) (Philippines)
  • Centre de Recherche JURISCONSULTE (CRJ) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) (Malawi)
  • Child’s Destiny and Development Organization (CHIDDO) (South Sudan)
  • Children Initiative for Peace Organization (CHIPO) (Uganda)
  • Children’s Voice (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Civil Resource Development and Documentation Center (CIRDDOC) (Nigeria)
  • Coastal Association for Social Transformation Trust (Bangladesh)
  • Comité d’Action pour le Développement Intégral (CADI) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Community Development Network (CODNET) (Uganda)
  • Community Empowerment and Rehabilitation Initiative for Development (CERID) (Uganda)
  • Community Empowerment for Creative Innovation (CECI) (Uganda)
  • Community Empowerment for Peace and Development (CEPAD) (Uganda)
  • Community Empowerment for Rural Development (CEFORD) (Uganda)
  • Community Empowerment Network (CENET) (Uganda and South Sudan)
  • Community Empowerment Network (COMEN) (Nigeria)
  • Conflict Transformation for Development (CTD) (Kenya and South Sudan)
  • Constitution and Reform Education Consortium (CRECO) (Kenya)
  • Convention Pour Le Bien Etre Social (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Cox’s Bazar Environment, Human Rights & Development Forum (CEHRDF) (Bangladesh)
  • CRUDAN (Nigeria)
  • DARBAR SAHITYA SANSADA (DSS) (India)
  • Develop Salone (DESAL) (Sierra Leone)
  • Development Centre for Orientation, Discovery and Empowerment (DeCODE) (Nigeria)
  • Development Project Service Centre-Nepal (DEPROSC) (Nepal)
  • Economic Empowerment and Human Rights Sierra Leone (EEHRSL) (Sierra Leone)
  • Eco-Social Development Organization (ESDO) (Bangladesh)
  • Ecosystems Work for Essential Benefits (ECOWEB), Inc. (Philippines)
  • emBOLDen Alliances (USA)
  • Feminature Uganda (Uganda)
  • Food for the Hungry Philippines (FHP) (Philippines)
  • Forum for Awareness and Youth Activity (FAYA) (Nepal)
  • Foundation for Rural Development (Pakistan)
  • Foundation for Urban and Rural Advancement (FURA) (Uganda)
  • Gana Unnayan Kendra (GUK) (Bangladesh)
  • Garib Unnayan Sangstha (GUS) (Bangladesh)
  • Global Empowerment for Poverty Alleviation-GEPA (South Sudan)
  • Groupe d’action de Paix et de formation pour la Transformation (GAPAFOT) (Central African Republic)
  • Gusoor Organization for Peace and Coexistence (GPC) (Yemen)
  • Here Is Life (HIL) (Uganda)
  • Hope 360 Initiative for Peace (Nigeria)
  • Hope for Community Initiative (HCI) (South Sudan)
  • Human Health Aid (Burundi)
  • Human Rights Defenders Solidarity Networks (HRDSNET UGANDA LTD) (Uganda)
  • Humanitarian Aid International (HAI) (India)
  • Humanitarian Relief and Development Council (HRDC) (Somalia)
  • I CAN South Sudan (ICSS) (South Sudan)
  • International Association of World Peace Advocates (IAWPA) (Kenya)
  • ISDE-Bangladesh (Bangladesh)
  • JAGO NARI (Barguna Nari Jagaron Karmoshuchi) (Bangladesh)
  • Kapedo Development Organization (KADO) (Kenya)
  • Life at Best Development Initiative (LABI) (Nigeria)
  • Life Concern (LICO) (Malawi)
  • Light Organization for Relief and Development- Africa (LFORD-AFRICA) (Uganda)
  • LVCT Health (Kenya)
  • Ma’akum Developmental Foundation (MDF) (Yemen)
  • MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO) (Uganda)
  • Nahd Developmental Foundation (NDF) (Yemen)
  • National Relief and Development Corps (NRDC) (South Sudan)
  • Nile Hope (NH) (South Sudan)
  • North-East Affected Area Development Society (NEADS) (India)
  • Nuba Foundation (NF) (South Sudan and Sudan (Nuba Mountains region))
  • Ohaha Family Foundation (Nigeria)
  • Organisation of African Youth (OAY) (Kenya)
  • Participatory Research Action Network (PRAN) (Bangladesh)
  • Pastoralist Girls Initiative (PGI) (Kenya)
  • Pastoralist Integrated Support Programme (PISP) (Kenya)
  • Programme d’Appui au développement des Populations forestières (PAP-RDC) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Programme for Helpless And Lagged Societies (PHALS) (Bangladesh)
  • Propel Accurate Community Empowerment Initiatives (PACEI) (Uganda)
  • Refugee Women Organization (REWO) (Uganda)
  • Relief, Reconstruction and Development Organization (RRDO) (Kenya)
  • Rural Women Development Society (RWDS) (Palestine)
  • Sangathita Gramunnyan Karmasuchi / Organized Village Development Program (SANGRAM) (Bangladesh)
  • Santé et Développement (SAD) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • SIKAT (Sentro para sa Ikauunlad ng Katutubong Agham at Teknolohiya Inc. or Center for the Development of Indigenous Science and Technology) (Philippines)
  • SIMILAR GROUND (SIMG) (Uganda)
  • Snazzy Hope Foundation (SHF) (Nigeria)
  • SORUDA (Uganda)
  • Sue Ryder Foundation (Malawi)
  • Support Yemeni Society Organization for Development (SYS) (Yemen)
  • Taakulo Somali Community (Somalia)
  • Tamdeen Youth Foundation (TYF) (Yemen)
  • Turkana Christian Development Mission (TCDM) (Kenya)
  • Turkana Pastoralist Development Organisation (TUPADO) (Kenya)
  • Udyama (India)
  • Union pour la Promotion, la Défense des Droits Humains et de l’Environnement (UPDDHE/GL)(Democratic Republic of Congo)
  • Universal Network for Child Defence Rights (UNCDR) (South Sudan)
  • Vision for Humanity (ViFoH) (Uganda)
  • Womankind Kenya (WOKIKE) (Kenya)
  • Women’s Forum for Human Rights and Democracy-Sierra Leone (WOFHRAD-SL) (Sierra Leone)
  • Women in Humanitarian Response in Nigeria Initiative (WIHRINI) (Nigeria)
  • Women’s Right to Education Programme (WREP) (Nigeria)
  • Yemeni Development Network for NGOs (YDN) (Yemen)
  • Yo’ Care South Sudan (YOCASS) (South Sudan)
  • Youth Social Advocacy Team (YSAT) (Uganda and South Sudan)
  • Zomba Vocational Training Centre (ZVTC) (Malawi)

*Any Southern-based National or Local organization working in the humanitarian sector can sign the Charter of Accountability (COA), the process is open to all reflecting the ever expanding humanitarian ecosystem.

**For region-wise categorization of Charter of Accountability Signatories, see here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1KJRywULuLQr480GjeBUXxRtKyWotAZ5CJxiQpcB2Tmc/edit?usp=sharing