CVM (Community of Volunteer for the World) is a non governmental organization founded in 1978, based in Italy and implementing projects in Ethiopia and Tanzania. CVM started to work in Tanzania in 2002. APA (A Partnership with Africa) is an Irish NGO registered in 2004. Since 2005 APA and CVM have a consortium agreement, supporting local communities to tackle the spread of HIV and to engage them in activities promoting sustainable social development.
CVM&APA have been applying the multi-sectoral approach as a key methodology since they started working. It has been facilitating positive and sustainable actions towards the marginalized an vulnerable groups within communities through capacity building of key people at community grass root level, and supporting the empowerment and coordination of different sectors.
CVM and APA share mission, vision and values.
Respect: We support the dignity, potential and contribution of all project participants, partners, donors, volunteers and staff.
Integrity: We act consistently with our mission, being open and honest in what we do and say, and accepting responsibility for our collective and individual actions.
Voluntarism: We welcome the participation of volunteers in the service of the organizations mission.
Commitment: We commit to working in partnership with the most vulnerable in the global community to realize their full potential.
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