Objective & Mission
Development Agency (OIDA) is a non governmental organization (NGO) registered in Ontario,
OIDA does not represent any political
or religious groups. OIDA provides
humanitarian programs to develop skills and alleviate poverty, chronic unemployment,
and hunger in rural communities in South Asian and West African countries.
OIDA programs have also expanded to
is actively involved in the
creation of a conducive and sustainable environment through programs and
projects, fostering socio economic development by promoting ethnic harmony,
ensuring the provision of equal opportunities to all.
OIDA funds applied research by researchers from South
Asian and West African countries on the problems they identify as crucial to
their communities. It also helps to obtain technical support to those
researchers from Canadian universities and colleges, institutions and Non
governmental organizations associated with it.
OIDA builds local capacity in
developing countries to undertake projects and create innovations,
believing that people from developing, especially South Asian and West African
countries, must take the lead in producing and applying knowledge for the benefit
of their own communities. OIDA
also fosters alliances and knowledge sharing between scientific, academic, and
development communities in
and developing countries, and supports its development projects.
Corporation # 1673435 - Approved as a Charity