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Promote & Ensure
Improvement

Our Mission is to promote and ensure improvement in the living standard of people in the rural areas and disadvantaged sections of the urban communities through their own initiatives and their active participation in a decentralized system of administration.

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Promote the wellbeing of children; Prevent abuse and Protect children from harm is the Social Drive's ultimate call to action.

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Community Development Services

Manadated & Charged to enhance living standards

Technical Training

We provide Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) to the youth.


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Policy Formation

We Facilitate the development of Community Development Policies and Strategies.


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Standardisation

We set standards and targets in Community Development fieldwork and Technical and Vocational Education and training (TVET).

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Promote Change

We promote behaviour and social change through Communication for Development (C4D) strategy.


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ALP

Promote and provide institutional and community levels skills training for Alternative Livelihood Programmes.


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Monitor & Evaluate

We set standards and targets in Community Development fieldwork and Technical and Vocational Education and training (TVET).

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Our solutions for Community Development

The Department of Community Development exists "to promote and ensure improvement in the living standard of people in the rural areas and disadvantaged sections of the urban communities through their own initiatives and their active participation in a decentralized system of administration".

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25
Institutions
21
Trade Areas
3000+
Annual Graduations
200+
Communities Reached
Who we are

Get to know about our Department

The Department of Community Development (DoCD) is one of the Departments under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD) charged with the mission of promoting and ensuring the improvement in the living standards of the people in the rural areas and the disadvantaged sections of the urban communities through their own initiatives and active participation. The Department, therefore, promotes the socio-economic well-being of the rural communities, the disadvantaged and urban poor within a decentralized administrative system.

The primary focus is on assisting the vulnerable and socially excluded in order to improve their situation by building on their own initiatives and assets. The mandate of the Department of Community Department is charged with the responsibility of facilitating the enhancement of living standards of the communities in Ghana. However, the Department of Community Development and Department of Social Welfare are merged at the district level as one department.

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