Rwanda Development Organization (RDO) is a non-profit and Non-Government Organization (NGO) established in 1995 to support the initiatives of Rwandese in social and economic development. It is registered with Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) Ref. No. 139/11 of 17 December 2003.
RDO has a vision of ensuring that all Rwandans are in control of their own destiny, enjoying a good standard of living and sustainable development.
The mission of RDO is to empower partner communities including those vulnerable to improve their human capital, achieve food and nutrition security, and establish market linkages in a sustainable natural environment.
RDO has 7 board members that meet every quarter and whenever necessary, and general assembly that convenes once a year.
Also run an annual budget of average 1.2 million USD and conduct financial audit every year following organizations’ financial and accounting procedure manual and international accounting standards.
RDO has 6 management staffs, 10 program staffs and 38 field officers plus 4 support staffs. It employs casual staff and consultants when need arises.
RDO has directorial and statutory documents in place that govern all administrative and management procedures including procurement practices, which documents steer professional operations making our organization effective and efficient. The organization’s monitoring and evaluation framework also ensures timely reporting and review of activities for efficient performance.
RDO has implemented several donor funded projects including food security project funded by Ministry of Agriculture, USAID, WFP, AGRA, UNDP, COMIC RELIEF and UNWOMEN. Natural resource management and climate change projects funded by FAO, TROCAIRE, Ministry of Local Government, Rwanda governance board and Ministry of natural resources. Youth and women empowerment projects funded by European Union, CIDA and Plan International.