What We Do

NGO STREET, BUEA - CAMEROON

LACSODEC Objectives

The 1st objective of the LUKMEF Africa Civil Society Development Centre project is to establish an operational and self-sustaining infrastructure for information and knowledge generation to strengthen CSOs institutional/operational capacity to effectively contribute to local governance and development in Sub-Saharan Africa by 2022.

The 2nd objective of the LUKMEF Africa Civil Society Development Centre project is to develop and deliver content and tools on an ongoing basis that respond to the institutional/operational capacity needs of 2000 civil society and grassroots organizations in Cameroon grouped into thematic and national networks by 2025 with the possibility to expand to other Sub-Saharan African countries by 2030

The 3rd objective of the LUKMEF Africa Civil Society Development Centre project is to conduct ongoing research, data collection/analysis, documentation and publications that provide instant reference materials to inform evidence-based advocacy and development policy formulation at local, national in Cameroon by 2025 and regional levels by 2030

The 4th objective of the LUKMEF Africa Civil Society Development Centre project is to promote north-south and south-south networking and collaboration between CSOs for best practice sharing and an amplified voice for local, national and regional development (social, economic, political, human rights and environment protection ) that benefit all human equally by 2030

The 5th objective of the LUKMEF Africa Civil Society Development Centre project is to provide a platform for ambitious graduates and youths to develop and test new technologies that respond to the development needs of local governments, small and medium-size companies, education as well as linking rural communities to urban and international markets/opportunities that benefit small farmers

TYPES OF SUPPORTS AND PARTNERSHIPS

You can do a lot with the little you have to offer

Financial support

Grants or soft loans

Material support

Donation of used or new office furniture, computers, books, conference tables/chairs, solar panels etc

Fiscal Sponsorship

Resource mobilization and cash holding

Technical support

Content development & delivery

Content delivery

Remote or physical presentations during trainings

Mentorship/networking

Establishment of long term technical cooperation