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Betty Adera Foundation

How many times do we hear or see people not achieving their full potentials and unsure of their futures? The Betty Adera Foundation acknowledges that there many barriers to achievement of life goals. For women and girls it can be; inability to complete their education or go to school in the first place, it can also be as a result of harmful socio-cultural practices, it can also be as a result of sexual and gender based violence, or even lacking the soft skills required to take on a leadership position. For young people the barriers can be lack of opportunities to make their talents work for them and others. Our interventions are contextually relevant and we place community engagement at the heart of everything we do. We believe that every life matters, and we are satisfied with small changes every day. That way, we believe that with time, we will contribute significantly to changing lives for the better.

Our Objectives:

  1. Reduce new incidence of all forms of Sexual and Gender Based Violence including harassment and bullying.
  2. Increase the number of Adolescent Girls and Young Women who become thought leaders, occupy leadership positions and become the next generation of female leaders across all fields and at all levels.
  3. Increase employment and growth opportunities for young and talented youths by identifying and nurturing their talents and linkage to local and international opportunities.
  4. Stimulate thinking around the meaning, value and everyone’s role in peace building, justice and cohesion with a view to adopt more non-violent conflict resolutions mechanisms at all levels.

Core Principles

  1. Do no harm
  2. Embrace diversity and inclusion
  3. Safe spaces for dialogue and engagement
  4. Professionalism
  5. Innovation


Improve quality of life and promote sustainable social justice by investing in human social capital, seeking meaningful stakeholder engagement, and empowering vulnerable individuals and communities to take charge of their lives and livelihoods


Restore honour and self-worth as a pathway towards achieving sustainable development and better everyday lives for individuals and communities



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