Income Generation 

Income Generation Programme

The NDA invests significant resources in income generating projects. The first objective of this programme is to facilitate the creation of income streams and job opportunities for poor people in identified localities so as to promote their participation in the mainstream economy. The second objective is to provide support to income generation projects that have already received grant funding from the NDA; have fully complied with their contracts and reporting requirements; and are showing good prospects for success.  

The programme provides funding to the following sub-sectors:


The following elements are funded by the programme:




Capacity Building

Provincial NDA Advisory Centres are walk-in places where trained personnel provide information, counseling support, guidance, and referral services to members of the public…


The NDA provides grants to civil society organisations through two methods, namely, Request For Proposals (RFP) and Programme Formulation.

early childhood development

Early Childhood Development (ECD) funding and assistance are available for children in need of resources to enable them to realise their full potential.

projects management

The NDA part takes in in the managing of a variety of programmes established and sustained in order to encourage development initiatives for communities in need.