To achieve our mission of fostering youth’s participation, cohesion and tolerance in community development through lobbying, advocacy and capacity building, we undertake the following activities and programs.
Conducting researches and advocacies, lobbying government to provide policies that encompass all Zimbabweans youths and to provide educational assistance to youth victims of political violence and conflict victims.
Monitoring all forms of violence and human rights abuses and collecting data on conditions, practices and policies which affect the human rights, freedoms, dignity and livelihood of the youths.
Recording and documentation cases of conflict and human rights violation through dynamic and thematic ICT based human rights monitoring systems.
Training monitors and staff in all aspects of human rights and peace building works.
Referring victims of politically motivated violence to organisational places to offer relevant assistance.
Monitoring and Evaluation
Research and policy
Who Are The Beneficiaries
Young men and women, between the ages of 16 and 35, in Masvingo Province
The following constitute the needs of the beneficiaries:
Cotrad’s Response To Providing Beneficiary Needs
Strive to meet the beneficiary needs, through:
Capacity building (training etc)
Providing safety nets
Providing Information, Education & Communication Materials
Lobbying and advocacy
Cohesion and mobilization platforms (such as peace tournaments)