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Founded in 2013, Association Nabad for Development, hereinafter referred to as NABAD, is a civil, non-governmental and non-profit organization working on the alleviation of human suffering, dismantlement of injustices, development of impoverished and disenfranchised communities, and empowerment of individuals. With the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as its base for action, Nabad’s principal focus is on ensuring that individuals and communities are aware about their rights and responsibilities, have the capacity to practice these rights and have access to the means that allow them to enjoy these rights. Among the domains that the Organization has experience working in include alleviation of poverty and conflicts, raising public awareness on democracy and human rights, empowerment of youth and women, and promotion of social stability and peace building.
The Organization’s scope of operation covers the entire area of Bekaa, South, Beirut and Mount lebanon . Nabad has a human resource base of 65 staff members and a volunteer corps of 300 professionals and manages budgets between 50,000$ and more than 1,000,000$. All of the staff members come from solid backgrounds in Emergency Response Operations for Syria Crisis at various position levels, ranging from front line field staff to senior management ranks and have developed a sustainable expertise in the various sectors of the humanitarian field.
NABAD envision communities where all individuals own their personal responsibilities & enjoy their rights which echoes NABAD’s internal spirit in order to achieve social justice and economic growth.
NABAD is committed through innovative programming to empower affected communities focusing on the most vulnerable individuals to provide the necessary tools and skills that enable transformation and achievement of sustainable solutions eventually contributing to the UN SDG goals impacting the individual and influencing the community.
Integrity and Accountability: We are committed to being honest, transparent, moral, and ethical. Thus, we shall hold ourselves accountable, take responsibility for our actions and lead by example.
Inclusiveness: We shall create a welcoming space that embraces all people and ideas regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, physical disability, mental health issues, and/or substance abuse issues.
Excellence: We are committed to training our staff and pursuing not only something important but to do it well. We set tangible benchmarks for our organization and we routinely succeed them to accomplish our mission.
Compassion: Compassion is the driving force behind the work we do; thus, we are committed to treating all parties we work with, internally and externally, with care, dignity and respect.
Empowerment: Many nonprofits seek to do more than provide a quick fix for an individual situation; they strive to fix larger systemic problems and empower their client base to live a better life.