Together for integrated sustainable development for Communities in Upper Egypt.
Assiut Childhood and Development Association (ACDA) is a non-governmental organization registered at the Ministry of Social Solidarity with No.451\1991.
ACDA is a pioneer Non-governmental Organization (NGO) at the disability sector, as it has started its work through providing services for the children with especial needs in Upper Egypt. ACDA was founded by Prof. Gala Zaki Said.
Programs & Projects
ACDA contributes to improving the status of women,support women’s rights, backing abused girls and women and prevent harmful practices they face.
ACDA gives great attention to children at risk; children with special needs, dropouts from education, labored children, and street children, for protecting them from dangers that may be exposed.
ACDA adopts the methodology of reducing unemployment through microcredit since 1994, as it offers loans to people with special needs and their families, then it extended to include all social groups.
The main reason of establishing ACDA was caring for children with special needs and providing them with medical, social and economic rehabilitation when polio used to be common
Partnership in development is considered one of the most important factors for success and the advancement of communities. Over the years of work Assiut Childhood and Development Association, was honored to implement many projects in partnership with many reputable organizations and bodies, which influenced effectively on the success of the development process.