ActionAid International (AAI) is human-rights based anti-poverty organization working for and with poor and excluded people to eradicate poverty and injustice.
According to its Strategy for 2012-2017 AAI implements activities in the following areas:
promote sustainable agriculture and control over natural resources for people living in poverty;
advance the political influence of people living in poverty to hold governments and corporates accountable;
improve the quality of public education for all children and support youth to become drivers of change towards a poverty-free planet;
build the resilience of people living in poverty to conflicts and disasters and respond to disasters with people-centred, rights-based alternatives;
ensure that women and girls can break the cycle of poverty and violence, build economic alternatives and claim control over their bodies.
In addition, AAI conducts policy research and advocacy to ensure that its programme learning is used as an input as a policy makers’ decision making processes.