Overview

Children Development Association (CDA) is a Cambodian non-governmental organization (NGO) that was established in 2000 by a development perspective group. CDA registered as an NGO with the provincial authorities of Oddar Meanchey and Banteay Meanchey provinces in 2001, and officially registered with the Ministry of Interior in 2002 No. Sor Chhor Nor. Through its experiences in education and children, health care, organizing communities, advocacy work, agriculture, environmental education, and community development including the small scale enterprises and microfinances, CDA has identified its distinctive competence in CBNRM advocacy particularly on Community Forestry Establishment in Northwestern Cambodia. CDA had also assisted communities and other vulnerable groups in asserting legal rights on land tenure and forest protection as the priority need of communities. CDA have underlined their determination to assist children in the province by providing scholarships to poor children since 2006. The organization is overseen by its advisory Board, which is consisted of five members. Vision: CDA envisions a good living standard of people and children in rural Communities through sustainable environmental management in Cambodia Mission: CDA working together with the people, children and government to improve living condition through active participation in sustainable natural resource management Values: Base on value: Environmental and Children Protection and Sustainable Development in Cambodia - Good governance - Anti-Corruption - Teamwork - Gender, - partnership, - participation and cooperation - charity,

Programme Focus:

Children Development Association (CDA) has developed a new five year strategic plan (2015-2019) includes: 1. Community-Based Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) 2. Community Livelihood Development 3. Skill and Education 4. Organizational Development 5. Health and Social Development 6. Gender