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About Us

Dealing with the challenges of today requires problem-solvers who bring different perspectives and are willing to take risks. HAOSDE.ORG emerged from the pursuit of inspiring and supporting the community. Established in 2011, we’re an organization driven by progressive ideas, bold steps, and a strong foundation of community support.

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About the Organization

HAOSDE is a non-governmental and non-profit organization based and incorporated in the State of Massachusetts. It has the broad objective of assisting and working with rural communities towards poverty alleviation and enhancing food security by promoting ecologically sustainable development opportunities. Of crucial importance to this goal is the protection of the fragile ecosystem. For this reason, the conservation of natural resources will be given priority emphasis in all development efforts.

Our Mission

Our mission is to build capacity, both technical know-how and business context, to help tackle a range of agricultural, energy, social, and environmental issues with the focus of eliminating poverty for broader prosperity, village by village. Our mission is to transform communities and conduct business directed toward protecting natural resources and the environment, facilitating economic growth, and doing so in a safe, compliant, and cost-effective manner.

Our Vision

Our vision is to motivate and help the communities organize their energies and resources and work together for their betterment by earning a decent living in harmony with the environment.

Our Values
Primarily, the HAOSDE development concept is based on participatory approach and, therefore, will encourage rural people initiatives and organize community-based projects..

Secondly, projects will be small-scale, and with the employment of a system approach, the interventions will be integrative, addressing problems specific to an ecosystem.

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  • Undertake research studies.

  • Improvement of livestock and agricultural production systems.

  • Development of alternative off-farm income-earning activities.

  • Promote health and education initiatives.

  • Organization of training and extension education programs

  • Assist grass root peace promotion and conflict resolution activities.

  • Provide consultancy services

  • Work on the expansion and improvement of basic socio-economic infrastructure (i.e. roads, energy etc) to facilitate community development.

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