For IDS, cooperation with other Salvation Army territories is a key element of our strategy.

IDS seeks to cooperate with other territories on the following priorities:

  • Moving from a geographical focus on countries to a thematic focus on capabilities
  • Joining forces with other actors to create multi-stakeholder collaborations
  • Making better use of available opportunities for external funding
  • Integrating disaster preparedness in development projects and linking relief and rehabilitation with development work
  • Measuring the impact of projects and basing practice on evidence  

In general, IDS is able to fund the following types of Salvation Army projects:

  • Livelihood, education, and health 
  • Capacity development, in particular monitoring & evaluation, fundraising, and resource mobilization capacity  
  • Disaster management, including disaster preparedness, response, and recovery