PRESBYTERIAN RELIEF AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
The Presbyterian Relief and Development Agency (PRDA) is the Relief and Development arm of the Presbyterian Church of the South Sudan (PCOSS), established in 1993 and registered as a Non Governmental Organization by the Kenyan Government and the SRRC in 1996 and 2003 respectively. It was admitted to OLS/UNICEF consortium membership in 1997. It was registered by the Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Development of the Republic of South Sudan in 2008 and subsequently renewed in 2015. It was admitted to ACT Alliance membership in 2012.
BUILDING SELF RELIANCE & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
PRDA has since its inception worked with the war affected and the marginalized communities of South Sudan providing emergency relief services and continually building their capacities to prepare them to be self-reliant and move towards community sustainable development.
PDA/PCUSA, Mission 21, PCI, Uniting World Church in Australia, Norwegian Church Aid(NCA), ACT Alliance-Geneva, UNICEF, Christian Aid(UK), IMC,MSF Holland, UNFPA, ACROSS, WORLD RELIEF, MedAir, RCA, RML, EED and CA(Cord-Aid).
PRDA’S CORE VALUES
- Prayer, Justice, Peace and Harmony
-Team Spirit, Accountability and transparency
-Advocacy for the poor and marginalized
A peaceful, empowered and developed South Sudanese society
To carry out community-based relief, rehabilitation and development activities that meet and address the overall social and physical needs of the people of South Sudan