Who we are
DUHAMIC is a Kinyarwanda acronym that stands for DUHaranira AMajyambere y'ICyaro, translating to " We strive for the Development of the Rural Community" in English. It is a non-profit organization located in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda, within the Kicukiro District, Niboye Sector. It was established in 1979 by a group of Rwandans who identified the crucial need for rural development in the country.
‘’ Supporting integrated initiatives for Holistic Development of Rural Population in their struggle for self-relience’’
"A rural world responsible for its self socio-economic development"
Fighting against the marginalization of rural areas;
Stimulating the creation and consolidation of associations, cooperatives and farmers groups;
Enhancing the work of farmers' associations by initiating and encouraging the development of organizational structures as autonomous groups, cooperatives and unions;
Supporting rural development initiatives in various areas of socio-economic development
Areas of interventions
AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK (PROMOTION OF VALUE CHAIN DEVELOPMENT: RICE, MAIZE, HORTICULTURE, SMALL LIVESTOCK, SOYBEANS, MILK ); MARKET-ORIENTED AND NUTRITION-SENSITIVE, NUTRITION EDUCATION (VNS AND COOKING DEMONSTRATION, FFLS); FINANCIAL EDUCATION AND LINKAGES (SAVING GROUPS, IGA); ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (COOPERATIVES, ECONOMIC GROUPS); WATER, HYGIENE AND SANITATION; GENDER AND WOMEN EMPOWERMENT; ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE (AGROFORESTRY, WATER TANKS, IMPROVED STOVE...); EDUCATION, ECD, ADULT LITERACY; HUMANITARIAN; HIV, FAMILY PROMOTION; YOUTH EMPOWERMENT AND ADVOCACY.