International Sustainable Community Assistance / Appui International Durable aux Communautés
ISCA-AIDC is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization with a goal of supporting communities throughout the world. ISCA-AIDC believes in the right to self-determination, the dignity of each individual and incorporates dialogue, mutual respect, fairness and consideration of local culture, resources and capacities in all its activities.
ISCA-AIDC's work focuses on three pillars:
Pillar 1 – Community Livelihood Development: ISCA-AIDC supports community livelihood development through the promotion of best practices in livestock and crop production and marketing. ISCA-AIDC utilizes a value chain approach to identify and mitigate risks to community livelihood activities and improve their sustainability.
Pillar 2 – Democracy and Governance: ISCA-AIDC believes that good governance and democratic principles are vital to community growth and transformation. ISCA-AIDC supports training in democratic processes and election/referendum observation missions.
Pillar 3 – Cooperative Development: A shared vision
can be a powerful transformative tool! A cooperative approach formalizes
this vision and develops strategies to achieve successful outcomes.
ISCA-AIDC supports communities by assisting cooperative development and
approaches to achieving their goals.