Who We Are 

 

A nonprofit program of experts in community socioeconomic development focused on Swaida Syrian in collaboration with Swaida American Society (SAS). 

SSAD is a program of Syriana, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to support similar programs across Syria.  

 

Our Vision 

 

Harnessing the expertise of the Swaida diaspora in the US to promote community development back home.  

 

Our Mission  

 

We aim to mobilize and organize our US community to collaborate with the local community towards planning, funding, and implementing long-term, sustainable community development projects in Swaida. 

Our Strategy:

 
We aim to implement our mission by adopting a three-pronged strategy focused on:

 

      I. Strategic planning: 

a. Developing a data-driven processes to assess community needs  

b. Collaborating with local NGOs and to identify high-yield development projects 

c. Build project management teams, implementation plans, and quality monitoring systems.

     II.Funding:

a. Establishing transparent financial procedures in compliance with regulations.

c. Engaging the community in fundraising campaigns 

d. Applying for grants from nongovernmental, humanitarian organizations

    III. Implementation: 

a.  Establishing a network of local partners compliant with accountability standards 

b. Executing pilot-projects based on strategic plans and expand successful one

c. Applying quality assurance and monitoring measures 

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