Welcome To ARDI
Association Rwandaise pour la promotion du Développement Intégré (ARDI) is an Organization of support to the basic initiatives which was created in 1982. It was legally registered on June 20th, 1983 which was updated by Ministerial decree No 113/11 of October 7, 2004. ARDI is classified among the first Civil Society organizations established in Rwanda. The motivation of formation intends to support different groups in their integrated development initiatives and has also an objective of examining and shaping projects from grassroots, offering a service of trainings and so much more related
The purpose of ARDI is setting in four pillars respond to the needs of the community for improving they are well-being as following:
1. To contribute to the rural food and nutrition security and WASH improvement.
2. To support the local community to identify their needs and find sustainable solutions through advocacy;
3. To contribute to the rural economic empowerment;
4. To contribute to the improvement of rural livelihoods in Rwanda.
Domain of intervention
In order to specialize and focus its interventions on a limited geographic area and in areas deemed to be priorities in rural development, the Association has decided to limit its intervention to the following areas:
• Food security;
• Environment and Climate change;
• Advocacy and lobbying for beneficiaries.
ABDC (API BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY Ltd)
ABDC Ltd is a Kigali based specialized apiculture Honey Company that had its genesis as the former Center for Band bee keeping Services (CESAP) that was established by a local NGO ARDI in the early 1992 with a aim to promote Apibusiness sector in Rwanda Today, because of the stable political climate and the good business environment and good governance, ABDC produces and distributes its own Rwandan honey and bee products. It also processes and distributes selected natural honeys, modern beekeeping inputs and equipment’s professional apiculture business services and is well known for its high grade antibacterial honey, and services such as training and marketing linkages.