Rwanda organization for Development Initiatives (RODI) is non profit-making organization created in 2012 and registered by Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) in 2014 with registration No.0044/2014, during of its creation RODI has a vision "To be a leading Organization in Agribusiness and Business Development Services provision for empowered communities in Rwanda and in the RegionĒ and the mission of " To contribute to the formation of new generation of development agents and competitive small farmers in RwandaĒ, to implement the Vision and mission, we stand on the following Strategic objectives : - Strengthen and support the institutional capacity of farmers and business communities, Educate, train men and women with business skills through capacity building and facilitating their market linkages, Promote and introduce viable agricultural commercialization and value chains development by developing and disseminating new methods and approaches, To promote modern agriculture among youth and women in rural areas as a way to promote self-employment, Environment protection and adoption of techniques for climate changes adaptation. Social protection, Food security, and nutrition education with a focus on children and women.
For extending its global perspective in 2020 RODI revised its vision and mission for sharing the longtime strategic plan. The vision and mission have been changed as follows :
is a young farmer of tomatoes in Nyanza district/Ntyazo sector, before training, he had no skills in the cultivation of tomatoes. Today he earns more money from tomatoes.
WRN&BYOB training offered free of cost by RODI, has taken me a step closer to my dream as I have the means to earn & save money.
Is a young girl from Nyanza district after WRN&BYOB Training she started tailoring activities where she can earn 2000 RWF per day.