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Our mission is:
To facilitate the development of human and social capital via the provision of support to the most vulnerable segments of society, the reduction of inequality and improved access to opportunities.

Our vision is:
To function as a driving force for the improved social well- being of the populace and to facilitate a transition to a more just society.

The Ministry of Social Services, Family and Gender Affairs has responsibility for the provision of social services, community development and gender programmes. Functions vary and include social and remedial work with vulnerable clients, promotion of adult education, community entrepreneurship and empowerment, gender equity and equality, involvement in cooperative and economic activities with non-financial cooperatives, civil society and other non-state actors.