Who funds AYAD?
The AYAD Program is fully funded by the Australian Government's agency for international development AusAID.
AusAID is the Australian Government agency responsible for managing Australia's overseas aid program. The objective of the aid program is to assist developing countries reduce poverty and achieve sustainable development, in line with Australia's national interest.
AusAID provides advice and support to the Minister and Parliamentary Secretary on development policy, and plans and coordinates poverty reduction activities in partnership with developing countries.
AusAID's head office is in Canberra. AusAID also has representatives in 25 Australian diplomatic missions overseas.
For more information about how AusAID works please go to www.ausaid.gov.au
Who manages AYAD?
The AYAD Program is managed by Austraining International.
Austraining International is a specialist project management and international development organisation delivering projects worldwide.
Austraining focuses on the transitioning of people across cultures and the development of people to people linkages through an established network of more than 600 partner organisations in Australia, and across our regions. We adopt a cooperative approach to social development in the core areas of managing volunteers, scholarships support and specialised projects.
Over the last 20 years we have delivered over 300 bilateral and multilateral projects in Australia and throughout the Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East for a wide range of clients.
Based in South Australia with a fully owned subsidiary in Jakarta, Indonesia, Austraining has a strong presence in the Asia Pacific and Africa. We have regional offices in the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Fiji, Ghana and Papua New Guinea, and more than 20 branch offices throughout these regions.
For more information about Austraining International please go to www.austraining.com.au