A Strategic Agenda to Drive Change

Our Vission

DEC aspires to see all under privileged children properly fos- tered.

Our Mission

DEC facilitates child centered comprehensive development in- terventions to create safe and conducive environment to fulfill the best interest of under privileged children.

Our Core Values

The core values that inspire DEC and guide its operations are:

Excellence & Innovation

DEC constantly challenges itself to the highest levels of learning and performance to achieve greater impact. It aspires to be the best in quality and in everything it does. Innovation: DEC attach-es great importance to innovative ideas and practices. It pur-sues continuous improvements, listening to and understanding the needs of its target groups, being informed and seeking out new ideas, and looking for ways to improve operational perfor-mance.

Accountability & Transparency

DEC acknowledges and assumes responsibility for all its actions, services, decisions and policies. It believes that it is account-able to target beneficiaries, partner CSOs, government, donor organizations, and all stakeholders. To realize this it consults its stakeholders and receives feedback consistently from all. Trans- parency: DEC has a strong faith in maintaining transparency in its operation and utilization of resources. It will continue to be open in its relationship with all its stakeholders.


DEC acts with a sense of urgency and makes qualified decisions in time. It pays timely and appropriate attention to details with an understanding and respect for others.


DEC encourages and demands high degree of expertise and knowledge in all its engagements. It also promotes perfor- mance of acceptable quality of work/services. Learning from what is working well and not working, build upon strengths and challenges for high performance are valued.

Ease of Communication/Collaboration

DEC attaches high value to open communication through en- couraging free exchange of opinions and views. It acknowledg- es change happens through the connections, creativity, contri- butions and collaboration of internal & external stakeholders.

Our Core Programs:

DEC has adopted three core program components to be im-plemented in the coming five years.

      1. Child Development
      2. Skills & Entrepreneurship  Development

Gender & Life Skills Development