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CRUDAN was formed following the merger of two Christian Organisations that operated independently in the country, namely Christian Rural Advisory Council(CRAC), founded in 1965 in the Northern part of Nigeria, and Christian Rural Fellowship of Nigeria (CRFN), established in 1953, in the Southern part of Nigeria.
Being a membership organization, the members form the General Assembly that elects the Board. CRUDAN has five(5) zones within the country namely:
Central, Northeast, Northwest, Southwest and southeast, zones with a Zonal Facilitator and an Administrative Assistant for each zone. With this arrangement, CRUDAN is able to effectively cover the whole ation.
CRUDAN began operation in 1991 and was officially registered by the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the 7th December 1992. Registration number is 7111.
Christian Rural and Urban Development Association of Nigeria (CRUDAN) is a Christian interdenominational, not-for-profit, Non-Governmental Organization.
Nigeria’s Human Development Index requires that collective efforts should be geared towards changing the worrisome situation. Inclusive and human-faced policies are imperative to carry disadvantaged groups along in the country’s development agenda. The number of children out-of-school and persons unemployed must be zeroed significantly in order to tame rising level of human insecurity in the country. Our collective efforts should be focused on eliminating loss of lives due to preventable or treatable diseases especially complications arising from HIV and other communicable diseases. Change in attitudes, orientation, process and structures of leadership in all segments of our society is inevitable. The lack of political will to stamp out corruption, poverty, ignorance and wasteful application of economic resources has to be challenged by our collective resolve and high senses of responsibility. Read more …