Smyrna Development Society
Primary Objectives of Smyrna Development Society
1.Ameliorating the social, economic, health, sanitation, cultural, environmental and ecological conditions/situations, knowledge, experience and vocational skills of the common people at the grassroots level and raising their awareness as well.
2.Empowering the widow, oppressed and underprivileged women and “hard to reach” children socially and economically by putting the “last” “first”.
3.Lobbying with the appropriate government authorities and advocating change in the existing laws to suit the present needs of the women and children who are oppressed and humiliated.
4.Eliminating sex discrimination.
5.Alleviation of poverty.
6.Eradication of illiteracy.
7.Imparting training in social leadership and disaster management.
8.Imparting training to Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs).
9.Providing micro-credit support for Income-Generating Activities (IGAs) (to our Smyrna House of Prayer Church members only).
11.Special Program for orphanage, “Home of the Champions”.
12.Organizing seminars, workshops, dialogues and meetings for motivation and raising awareness on current issues.