Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability’s (TDEA) mission is to strengthen civil society, human rights, and democratic processes in Pakistan. Since 2008, TDEA has managed over US $75 million in programs, including more than $50 million for training, technical assistance, and grants programs to strengthen more than 250 Pakistani organizations in policy research and advocacy, governance oversight, civic engagement, and use of media. TDEA’s proven systems and capacities for program management are complemented by its strong leadership and staff. Executive team members are well-recognized professionals with degrees in social sciences, business and financial administration, and have experience of working for international development organizations. Our organization is guided by principles that ensure TDEA’s accountability, transparency, compliance, integrity, and trustworthiness. TDEA programs have benefited Pakistani people in rural and urban areas of all ages, gender, ability, ethnicity, and religion.
A democratic and just society that guarantees the rights, respect, and dignity of all individuals.
TDEA strives to strengthen public accountability by enhancing the capacity of individuals to work for civil liberties, improved governance, democracy, and peace in Pakistan.
- To educate people irrespective of age, gender, race, ethnicity, creed or religion about their democratic rights and responsibilities and the significance of engaging in all forms of democratic processes for democratic governance;
- To engage people and civil society groups in carrying out democratic accountabilities such as election observation, oversight of legislatures, government oversight and any other such activities as may be decided by the Board;
- To undertake research and bring out periodic print and online publications in areas it deems fit in order to inform its work and for democratic education of general public; and
- To build capacity of civil society organizations and their networks working for the advancement of democratic awareness, education and participation of ·general public.