Category: NGOs
Contact Information
  • Telephone: +31-70-3136300
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  • Postal Address: Box 1988 Kigali
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  • Location: Central, Kigali, rwanda
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As an organization, Cordaid began because people cared about alleviating the suffering of people in war-torn Europe. Since 1914, we have shared our own prosperity and knowledge with those who still have to fight for the kind of communities we take for granted. That action has immeasurable impact as, like Cordaid, people around the world strive to build flourishing and peaceful communities. We call that: Care. Act. Share. Like Cordaid.

We have a long track record in Healthcare, especially in sexual and reproductive health, and in Disaster Response. We are active in the more responsible and sustainable use of natural resources and in stimulating (investment in) rural and (post-) conflict entrepreneurship through dedicated investment funds.

Our vision

Our vision is a world where we share our Global Common Goods, where we make space for diversity and where we create flourishing communities that can reach out to and work with the vulnerable around the world.

In flourishing communities people share values, interests and a common purpose. Flourishing communities create space where people can live with dignity, safely, have the freedom to speak out and have access to quality and affordable basic services, such as healthcare.

A flourishing community offers its people access to opportunities so that they can realize their potential and participate in social, economic, cultural and spiritual life.

Our mission

To bring about transformation in societies around the world so that they become more just, more inclusive and more sustainable. That is why Cordaid aims to be the NGO working internationally and consistently with constituents on locally-based development and cooperation to build flourishing communities in fragile contexts and (post-) conflict areas. We do that through our social enterprise approach and financial innovation.