Established in 1996, Voluntary Action for Development (VAD) is a non-profit making indigenous , Non-government Organisation registered by the Ministry of Internal Affairs Re: No: S.1594/1709. VAD is focused exclusively on improving livelihoods of rural poor and disadvantaged communities through water, hygiene and sanitation improvement, Sustainable Agriculture promotion, Agri-business, child protection and development and development initiatives, peace building and reconciliation and the family economic empowerment.