Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS Service Organisations (EANNASO)

The Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS Service Organisations (EANNASO) is a regional network comprising of national networks of AIDS Service Organisations (ASOs). EANNASO's mandate is to facilitate coordination, effective joint advocacy, networking and information sharing among its member networks in Eastern Africa.

Our Values

In its endeavor to serve its target population, EANNASO cherishes the outlined core values which guide the individual staff, programming and operations of the organization as a whole:

Integrity: We are stewards that believe in professionalism at all levels of service delivery and puts transparency and accountability at the forefront of program implementation.

Unity: We support consultation and participation of all stakeholders at all stages of their interventions and works towards creating a sense of belonging through sharing and promoting a common voice. EANNASO values the strength of team work to achieve its goal.

Equity: We promote rights-based programs which stand for fairness, respect, and compassion.

Leadership: We foster leadership development at all levels, encourages innovation and promotes excellence through continuous learning.

Our Vision:

An empowered civil society working to free Eastern Africa of HIV and AIDS and its associated impacts

Our Mission:

To foster national and regional networking among CSOs for a collective voice towards an effective HIV and AIDS response

Our Strategic goal:

To strengthen the capacity of national networks and civil society organizations to respond to the effects of HIV and AIDS through policy advocacy, research, knowledge management and institutional development in the Eastern African region

Our Governance Arrangements

EANNASO is governed by the (i) General Assembly (comprising of member networks) which is the highest decision-making organ (ii) A Board of Governors elected from among member networks (iii) and a secretariat of professional staff charged with the day-to-day management of the organization. The three layered structure of the organization fosters institutional ownership, transparency and accountability.