SEFED Office

The challenges of globalization and globalization challenge the populations of developing countries to set up dynamic groups organized in a viable Association or Grouping for an energetic fight against poverty and poor living conditions.

After identifying the needs of the populations of the rural areas and the poor urban agglomerations, after noting the impoverishment and the miserable living conditions, the defective Health and the constantly deteriorating environment, gathered in Constitutive Assembly on October 10th, 1999:

Since the population is growing faster than the available resources, source of low income per capita,

Given that the violation of women’s rights is a hindrance to the development of grassroots communities,

Considering that household poverty leads to undernourishment, maltreatment, difficulties of access to girls’ education, primary health care, high morbidity and especially infant mortality,

Given that the « existing ecosystems are clearly deteriorating and that the pollution of the environment takes a worrying pace.

Human and intellectual resources mobilized to put on the baptismal font in Kpalimé in the middle of a rural area located 120 kilometers from Lomé, the Association called: Health – Environment – Woman and Development (SEFED) to answer these imperatives of the development

This structure works at the national, sub-regional and international levels for sustainable development. The priority areas of action concern community and reproductive health, the protection and management of environmental resources, the improvement of the status of women and the promotion of the economic independence of vulnerable sections of the population.

The organization aims to be a good tool to support local communities at the grassroots level in the context of an integrated self-development of proximity and self-promotion of organizations in rural areas.

The S.E.FE.D is open to any partnership that aims for the best interests of the people of developing countries and works closely with sister organizations to better harmonize and coordinate actions on the ground.