Vision

People in rural Africa live in justice, peace, freedom and well-being.

Mission

We help create sustainable solutions for rural development in Africa.

We work with women, youth and rural communities in Africa to provide equal access to quality education and training.
We mobilize resources for personal and community development as well as its empowerment.

We work with public sector to advocate for good governance of rural development.

We work with private sector to promote the best solutions for rural development.

We work with nonprofit sector to create global partnership for good and sustainable rural development in Africa.

Core values

Passion, solidarity, transparency, accountability and probity.

Annual Report 2015

Click on the link to download the report: ARUDMO Annual Report 2015

Background

ARUDMO was founded in 1995 in response to growing poverty, declining quality of life and prevalent corruption and inequality in Africa. The organization is led by a network of country representatives across Africa. ARUDMO's headquarters is located in Accra, Ghana and is operated under the leadership of Founder & President, David Atieku.

Accomplishments

Key program highlights at ARUDMO include the following:

  • Created six plants for the mechanical processing of cassava in eastern Ghana, which resulted in the training of 60+ women and a 60% increase in income for these families.

  • Renovated a primary school in the Ashanti region of Ghana, including structural and cosmetic improvements, donation of textbooks, and funding assistance to teachers, to help ensure quality education for 125+ underserved students.

  • Established farming cooperatives in four villages in Ghana, training 40+ villagers in the harvesting, treatment and storage of maize. Net profits during the cooperative's first year amounted to 1.1 million Ghanaian cedis per person.

  • Partnered with Ministry of Agriculture in Ghana to provide seeds and technical assistance for the farming and production of cowpeas in six villages. The project successfully reached over 200 people and trained 50+ people in cowpea farming and production.