FAST

Foundation for Agric and
Social Transformation (FAST)

Transforming people through participatory innovations

  • Research
  • Training
  • Consultancy
Foundation for Agriculture and Social Transformation

Who we are

The Foundation for Agric and Social Transformation (FAST) is a community rights-based NGO which aims at promoting improved and sustainable livelihood through food security and nutritional sufficiency.  As a social transformation and research organisation, FAST’s strategy includes institutional capacity building, organisational development, and participatory agricultural field practices through enhanced natural attenuation and modern farming processes.  The activities of FAST are targeted at the eradication of extreme poverty and hunger, institutional capacity building, gender equality and women empowerment, protecting the rights of vulnerable groups (children and women) and Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), advocacy and awareness creation for HIV/AIDS, and strategic partnership for environmental sustainability.

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Transforming people through participatory innovations

Key Competence of FAST

Expertise

Field-based development expertise with strong grassroots linkage Participatory methodologies

Experience

▪ Experience in working on similar projects and familiarity with the Niger Delta region’s socio-cultural settings.
▪ Field-based development expertise with strong grassroots linkage.
▪ Participatory methodologies and tools that are demand-driven and innovation- motivated approaches to development.

Participatory methodologies

Participatory methodologies and tools that are demand-driven approaches to development.

About FAST

A peaceful and, socially, transformed society with improved sustainable livelihood, food, sovereignty and nutritional sufficiency.

 FAST is guided by the following core values:
  • Frankness; open and truthful to stakeholders.
  • Accountability; answerable and responsible to stakeholders always.
  • Selflessness; ensuring social justice for the most benefit of humanity.
  • Transparency; making transactions clear and simple for stakeholders.
  • Leadership; creating loyalty and showing the way to go.

1) Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger in communities.
2) Engage in evidence-based advocacy and institutional capacity building in food
sovereignty and nutritional sufficiency for communities through appropriate
bottom-up agricultural interventions.
3) Support gender equality and women empowerment.
4) Promote, protect and respect child and women rights by upholding the principles
of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
5) Create awareness for HIV/AIDS and similar diseases prevention, protection and
control as well as care and support for people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) and
similar diseases, orphans, and vulnerable children.
6) Strategic partnership for environmental protection and sustainable development.

To facilitate sustainable development through adequate community participation.

The target beneficiaries of FAST are the less-privileged and vulnerable children, women, youths, pensioners and community leaders who dominate the community environment.

Working with our partners to bring about desired economic, social and psychological transformations in communities that feel deprived, marginalised and traumatised, while upholding the virtues of “NO VIOLENCE.”

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Transforming people through participatory innovations

Individuals, governments, private and public organizations, corporate bodies, and donor groups are encouraged to raise funds, donations, and contracts to support our activities.

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