About Vocda

Vision Community Development Association (VoCDA) is an Ethiopian Residents Charity
Organizations, which is engaged in the promotion of people’s self development
focusing on rural and semi-urban poor community who are the most vulnerable to the
problems of under development in Urban and rural areas. VoCDA has been established
in 2013, in line with FDRE Charities and Societies Proclamation number 621/2009 and
reregistered being the Ethiopian resident charity as per the new law.

Major objectives of VoCDA

As stipulated in its byelaw the following are the major objectives of the VoCDA;

1) To ensure that vulnerable households secure sustainable livelihood

2) To ensure that local level community institutions are able to adopt
sustainable natural resources use and management
3) To ensure that vulnerable groups (women, girls, children, youths and elders)
are economically and socially empowered that enable them to bring equity
and equality at household, community and national level.


The General Assembly is the highest governing body of VoCDA whereas the Board of
Directors provides overall guidance and direction to the Secretariat, which is being led
by a Director that runs the day to day activities of the office.


To see prosperous communities where all community members use their capability and
livelihood asset to realize a sustainable livelihood,


, We exist,
To empower poor, women and vulnerable households,
To bring about sustainable development and positive social transformation;
and promote human dignity for all citizens,