COWACDI is mandated to provide protection to the affected persons, and is part of the cluster response to the needs of internally displaced persons in the areas of Protection, Shelter, Non-Food Items and Camp Coordination/Camp Management.
One of the strategic objectives of COWACDI is to raise awareness, promote policy and strategic approaches and advocate in favor of livelihoods actions.
At COWACDI, we believe Capacity building can be
specific to an intervention or more generally applicable to any intervention.
Selecting staff carefully, providing high-quality training and building
networks are crucial in developing individual and collective capacity within an
At COWACDI, our approach to NFI distributions funded by NHF emphasizes the need for involving affected populations before, during and after distributions. The objective of the distributions is to ensure that the immediate personal needs of affected populations are covered and that a minimum level of dignity is ensured. We also ensure that these kits are culturally appropriate, and cater for the needs of all segments of the affected population in a non-discriminatory manner.