Partnership as a mechanism for LBF and the intrinsic added-value it brings towards delivering the SDGs
Successful collaboration is always characterized by a mutual commitment to working together
to create, manage, and develop the partnership as a continuously evolving relationship. Although it is certainly true that good planning makes good partnerships, it is equally true that partnership is subject to change and this change needs to be managed. This means working from a solid base of planning and procedures but going forward with sufficient flexibility to manage the evolution of the collaboration and to be able both to adjust and adapt to ensure to deliver expected value and to exploit new opportunities for value creation as they arise.
LBF in the course of delivering her core objectives has partnered with other foundations like Peace Emmanuel Care Foundation and Adaoha Foundation especially in the area of “Good Health and Well-being Program” (GHAWB-P). The GHAW-P Program is a core of LBH’s healthcare initiative which aims to improve accessibility, availability, affordability, and demand for essential healthcare services. LiveBridge Foundation works with the most vulnerable communities, providing support to address the needs of affected families.
LiveBridge together with these foundations and other health organizations and healthcare professionals work to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all- Newborns, malnutrition children, decrease infant and maternal mortality rates, protecting those affected by or susceptible to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis especially the youth.
These initiatives have also channeled efforts towards improving basic health literacy which has
a significant influence on the health perception of the target communities with over impact on over 3,000 women and children across 20 communities and ethnicities.
To improve access and support people in vulnerable communities, LBF makes a targeted product and financial contributions to GHAW-P program run by local partners that are designed to be sustainable in the long term. We also encourage our partners and employees to volunteer their time and expertise.
Health for all people, all over the world, is an important part of sustainable development and our world has limited resources – whether financial, natural, or human – and as a society, we must optimize their use. The fundamental core of good partnerships is their ability to bring together diverse resources in ways that can together achieve more: more impact, greater sustainability, increased value to all. The importance of partnership has been recognized fully by the UN, by business and by all leading institutions in international development.
The 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – the blueprint for global development – represent a
fundamental shift in thinking, explicitly acknowledging the interconnectedness of prosperous business, a thriving society, and a healthy environment.