Constituting nearly 50% of the population of least developed countries, children are most vulnerable to poverty and abuse. They disproportionately pay the price of inadequate nutrition, reduced health and poor education, leading to fewer opportunities to move out of poverty. OLIVE LEAF Foundation’s objective is to enable and support communities and community organisations to assist children and youth to reach their full potential. We do this by:
Poverty and health are interrelated, with the poor especially vulnerable to further impoverishment resulting from inadequate public health care and the high cost of private health care. OLIVE LEAF Foundation supports the public health system to enable people to live healthy and productive lives. This area of work was born from the work in the health sector our organisations has been doing for just over twenty years.
Capacity development is essential in the development process. OLIVE LEAF Foundation builds the capacity of individuals, organisations and communities by focussing on skills, knowledge and relationships.
Local economies are not creating enough wealth to adequately meet the needs of all. OLIVE LEAF Foundation builds local economies and livelihoods to improve the quality of life for all through. We do this by:
Human settlements in Africa are unable to cope with the effects of urbanisation within the context of the sustainability crisis. OLIVE LEAF Foundation participates in the creation of sustainable human settlements in urban & rural spaces by: