The Mission of Titukuke RCDA is to improve the quality of life for women, youth children and vulnerable families. The organization is devoted to to uplifting livelihoods, reducing illiteracy, poverty and HIV/AIDS/Health problems among the communities in Petauke, Zambia and surrounding areas through programs aimed at building local democracy, socioeconomic emancipation and environmental sustainability.
Titukuke RCDA achieves their mission through economic empowerment of women and youth, training of caregivers in basic care and support, OVC management, linkages to food security and poverty reduction programs, their “Pass-Oon-the Gift” cows program, village savings concepts for club members, youth skills development interventions against gender based violence and child abuse, and massive awareness raising on various key thematic areas.
History of Titukuke RCDA
Established in 2001 and registered in 2005 by Gertrude Soko and a few other rural community-based citizens who wanted to identify the options that could help alleviate the numerous social and economic hardships that the rual citizens were facing. The organization started mobilizing communities for health and social change in all areas of human development which saw the establishment of clubs for women, youth and widows as well as the establishment of community schools for children and women. The organization is run using bottom-up approach where by the AGM elects area representatives and board members from among themselves.
Village Earth Global Affiliate since 2014
Contact EYC at: Gertrude Soko, Executive Director [email protected]
Office Location: Council Garage, off Boma Main road, Petauke P.O. Box 560262, Petauke, Zambia
Visit the Titukuke RCDA website at: http://www.titukuke.wordpress.com