Development agencies play an important role in alleviating humanitarian challenges in their areas of operation. They achieve this by focusing on a particular problem in a specific region. In achieving their objectives, they collaborate with other stakeholders from the private and public sectors.
Most development agencies even though localized have a global outlook. For this reason, they develop websites to enable followers, supporters, beneficiaries, media, and the general public to follow their activities wherever they are. This blog expounds on the most important sections of a development agency website;
This section gives the reader an overview of the agency. It is meant for new readers who might be interested in knowing more about the agency in question. It allows readers to appraise the activities of the organization. Key information in this section includes the registration status of the agency, the thematic focus areas, the target group, area of coverage, and information about the leadership of the agency.
In this section, the website provides information on the work done so far. It outlines what the agency has been able to achieve since inception or for the past few years. It expounds on the impact of the agency’s intervention on the beneficiary group. It also outlines what remains to be done.
How You Can be Involved
In this section, the website invites other stakeholders to support the cause in various ways. It invites government agencies to provide more support to the agency’s work. Moreover, individual and corporate donors are invited to make grants to support the thematic focus areas. The section also makes a call to volunteers willing to lend their skills and efforts to the cause.
This section of the website provides current information on the agency’s day to day activities. It gives the media and the general public up-to-date information on happenings. It also presents some pictorials to accompany the stories.