Community Technology Development Organisation (CTDO) formerly Community Technology Development Trust (CTDT) is a people-centred development organisation whose operations in Zimbabwe started in 1993. The organisation has also established offices in Zambia. It implements sustainable development initiatives targeting HIV Prevention, HIV and Aids care and support, biodiversity conservation and use, environment, climate change, community income generating activities, crop production & food security, humanitarian assistance, policy and advocacy issues for the poor as well as other activities that seek to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation. CTDO implements programs that help to secure and empower communities to be able to improve their lives, solve problems and define their own future. In partnership with communities, development agencies, funders, government and other stakeholders, CTDO is implementing development programs in 9 districts in the country covering Mutoko, Mudzi, Rushinga, Chiredzi, Tsholotsho, UMP, Murehwa, Goromonzi and Chegutu. Through these programs, CTDO reaches out to over 500 000 people in Zimbabwe annually, particularly the most vulnerable populations in the target communities. CTDO aims to make a lasting difference for people to lead secure and healthier lives. CTDO has a high drive for results, relevant and cost effective development initiatives that seek to help target communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty.
Secure and prosperous communities able to improve their lives, solve problems and define their own future.
To relentlessly pursue efforts that seek to reduce poverty, hunger, malnutrition and environmental degradation with a shared passion to uplift the lives of the poor and vulnerable groups in the target communities
- People-centred development
- Transparency and Accountability
- Gender Equality
- Unhu/Ubuntu (Humanism)
- Social and Environmental Responsibility
- Rights-based approach to development