We are very lucky to have had a wide range of financial supporters over the years. From inception to the end of December 2018, Adara Development had received an incredible total of US$33.6 million (AU$44.1 million) in donations. Of this, more than US$11 million (AU$13.8 million) has been contributed from the Adara businesses towards Adara Development’s administration, infrastructure, and emergency project costs. Huge thanks to all Adara financial partners for their belief in the work of Adara and their on-going commitment and support.

DONATIONS TO Adara Development 2012-2018

PROJECT EXPENDITURE OF ADARA DEVELOPMENT 2018

MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH - 2018 EXPENDITURE
  • MATERNAL, NEWBORN AND CHILD HEALTH - 2018 EXPENDITURE

    PROJECTS EXPENDITURE 2018 (USD)
    MATERNAL INFANT CHILD HEALTH $1,117,178
    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
  • 8 local hospital support staff including finance and HR staff, a lab technician and medical officers
  • HIV and Diabetes Clinics at Kiwoko Hospital Uganda

    • Nutrition, treatment and counselling support for adults and children living with HIV/AIDS
    • Education support for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS
    • Weekly diabetes clinic operating at Kiwoko Hospital
    • 24 staff, including HIV counsellors and registered nurses

    Community Outreach Services at Kiwoko Hospital Uganda

    • CBHC programme servicing 44 villages and providing health education, and support to people living with chronic conditions such as epilepsy, tuberculosis and people living with disabilities
    • CBHC programme support for safe motherhood services for women and children, including antenatal care, postnatal care, family planning and immunisation services
    • 18 staff within the CBHC programme including a CBHC programme manager, nurses, field workers, records assistants and a security guard

    COMMUNITY OUTREACH SERVICES - KIWOKO HOSPITAL UGANDA

    • CBHC programme servicing 44 villages and providing support to people living with chronic conditions such as epilepsy, TB and people living with disabilities

    Early Intervention for High Risk Newborns

    • Collaborative research study to help evaluate whether an intervention programme can improve the quality of life for babies at risk of disability.

    Programme support

    • 8 staff including 4 programme management staff based internationally, 4 local staff and related local office costs
    • Management of project planning, implementation, capacity building and coordination with partner organisation ensuring good governance and maximum impact
    • Our global maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) team works to collaborate with the clinical team at Kiwoko Hospital to plan and implement strategies to improve MNCH outcomes through regular and sustained capacity building
    • Development and management of international medical volunteers programme, where experts visit the hospital for short periods of time to train and advise local clinicians
    • Analysis of NICU data from Kiwoko Hospital
REMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - 2018 EXPENDITURE
  • REMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - 2018 EXPENDITURE

    PROJECTS EXPENDITURE 2016 (USD)
    REMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT $872,121
    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

    Adara Kids

    • Care and support of children who were previously trafficked (28 in our independent living programme either undertaking vocational training courses or completing Plus Two).
    • Education, nutrition, health, post-school options, life skills and independent living training

    Humla

    Nutrition

    • Advised farmers on greenhouse construction and repair, provided vegetable seeds and supplied solar driers to be used to dry food for winter
    • Repaired 28 greenhouses
    • Distributed seeds to 240 farmers

    Health post improvement

    • Local health post infrastructure, medicines and staff to ensure Humlis have access to year round healthcare

    Training and health awareness programmes

    • Plan and implementation of mobile medical camp held annually treating over 3,673 patients
    • Tibetan health practitioner, or ‘Amchi’, to travel through Humla for eight months at a time providing medicines and health care to 980 people in Humla villages

    Training and health awareness programmes

    • Regular training and awareness programmes on child malnutrition and infant and maternal mortality with women’s groups. 405 people were trained in 2018.
    • 190 people from five target villages were trained on hygiene, sanitation and waste management

    Remote Education Projects

    • Provision of learning materials for local schools
    • 714 kids from each of our nine target villages received scholarship support (stationery, notebooks, warm tracksuits, school bags and other necessities)
    • Seven daily before and after school classes in six of our nine target villages, with more than 139 kids attending
    • Salaries of 6 teachers and 2 school helpers

    Tibetan Medical Practitioner

    • Tibetan health practitioner, or ‘Amchi’, to travel through Humla providing medicines and health care to 984 people in Humla villages
    • Scholarship for local Humli student studying traditional Himalayan and Tibetan medicine including college fees, monthly stpend and travel costs whilst accompanying the Amchi

    Ghyangfedi

      Provision of school furniture and supplies
    • Provision of education support including stationery, learning materials, school uniforms and girls education scholarships
    • Midday meals provided daily to 360 students at the Shree Ghyangfedi School
    • Health post medicine support
    • Salaries of 4 teachers

    Hands in Outreach

    • 165 children are receiving continued support from Hands In Outreach Nepal for their education.
    • Adara supported healthcare and dental care for 135 children in need

    Himalayan Children's Society

    • 13 local staff and related office costs
    • 225 received student accommodation (school hostel) during the year
    • 120 children receiving Adara scholarships (food support, iniforms, notebooks, textbooks)

    Himalayan Medical Foundation

    • 6 local staff and related office costs
    • More than 11,000 men, women and children received treatment during the year
    • Medicine and laboratory materials for 3 clinics – Benchin, Nagi and Pharping

    The Himalayan Innovative Society

    • 2 FM radio programmes to raise awareness about child trafficking and child abuse in Humla
    • 64 children of single mothers received case management support

    The Women’s Foundation

    • 1 local lawyer who leads a team of lawyers to get justice for victims of family violence
    • 388 cases were resolved through free legal assistance

    Programme resources

    • 3 staff including a programme manager based internationally and 2 local staff including the Country Director, Finance Officer and related local office costs
    • 22 local programme staff including the Programme Managers and support team across education, health, finance, logistics, agriculture, social welfare and local office costs in Nepal
    • Management of project planning, implementation, capacity building and coordination with partner organisations ensuring all partners exercise good governance and maximum impact
INNOVATION, LEARNING AND EVALUATION- 2018 EXPENDITURE
  • INNOVATION, LEARNING AND EVALUATION- 2018 EXPENDITURE

    PROJECTS EXPENDITURE 2018 (USD)
    INNOVATION, LEARNING AND EVALUATION- 2018 EXPENDITURE $123,997
    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
    • 4 Staff including Senior Advisor Innovation and Best Practice, Monitoring and Evaluation Manager (Sydney), and Monitoring and Evaluation Officers in Uganda and Nepal
    • Research support to Nepal and Uganda
    • Monitoring and evaluation of all projects
CORE SUPPORT - 2018 EXPENDITURE
  • CORE SUPPORT - 2018 EXPENDITURE

    PROJECTS EXPENDITURE 2018 (USD)
    CORE SUPPORT - 2018 EXPENDITURE $1,045,741
    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS
    • Core support expenditure during 2018 ensured all areas of our project-related work have the necessary resources and help they need to operate effectively. These costs were all paid for directly by the Adara businesses and a small number of core support partners, ensuring that 100 cents in every dollar of all other financial partners’ support went directly to project and project related costs.
    • 16 global support staff (plus 2 pro bono staff) including the COO, and finance, legal, partnerships and communications team members together with related office costs
    • Leadership and development of short and long-term strategy and direction
    • Global coordination of activities and policies to ensure projects have the resources and assistance to be effective as they partner with communities on the ground
    • Managing global governance, compliance, legal, human resources, information technology and administration
    • Financial compliance including global budgeting, ensuring every dollar is followed, keeping accounts, systems and controls and regular audits in each jurisdiction
    • Global communications internally and externally
    • Fundraising and regular reporting and liaising with existing financial partners worldwide

FINANCE FACTS

  • Adara has 7 projects in Nepal
  • Adara has 2 projects in Uganda
  • Adara has 50 staff directly and through partners in Nepal
  • Adara has 80 staff directly and through partners in Uganda
  • Adara has 6 in-country partners in Nepal
  • Adara has 1 in-country partner in Uganda

TESTIMONIAL

"I feel incredibly lucky to be the PwC Ambassador, and with the secondment in its 6th year, I am immensely proud of the firm’s long standing commitment to Adara Development. The secondment has not only been an enormous insight into the impact and challenges of international development, it's also imbued me with a much deeper appreciation and satisfaction of what we’re able to achieve with our skills as professionals, allowing me to grow and mature in the process."

Jasminah Woodhouse, 2012 PwC-ADARA Ambassador