VISION:To improve the living standards of marginalised people by empowering them with the knowledge and skills to overcome their social and economic exclusion. MISSION!Nara is a national, non-ethnic, gender sensitive, non-profit-making organisation, working for Social Change, committed to:
Enhancing the capacity of partner organisations and institutions through training in participatory methodologies towards the empowerment of their constituencies and the realisation of democratic organisational values;
Coordinating its efforts with other partners in pursuit of sustainable social and economic development; and
Advocating for people's control of their own development and promoting the development of critical thinking as a catalyst for personal and social change.
To contribute towards the realisation of Namibia's development objectives; to contribute towards capacity-building at national and local levels; to ensure the active participation of marginalised groups in their own development; to help build a pool of development promoters who will vigorously take up Namibia's development challenges; to cooperate with other institutions in order to ensure the efficient and effective use of scarce resources; and to act as a resource that can help overcome the knowledge and skills deficits that hamper social development. Information from Namibian Environmental Directory