AREDEC is a local non governmental organization created in 2013 to support Rwandans in improving education and sustainable community development. AREDEC is recognized by RGB (Rwanda Governance Board) under legal personality No 0111 / RGB / NGO / 2016. The specific objectives of AREDEC include promotion of education, protection of natural resources, good governance and community development. AREDEC works in collaboration and partnership with public and private institutions and with national non-governmental organizations.
Though operating in different sectors, the main focus of AREDEC is Education. It is in this field that the organization is officially registered. The organization has registered a number of achievements in the education sector. For instance, It has conducted several awareness campaigns and trainings including a 6 month training program for 25 girls and boys in the Kinyinya sector of the Gasabo district, awareness campaigns on the program of HAMS (hygiene and sanitation in school environments) in school centers, promotion of the vegetable garden and the use of improved stoves in schools for school feeding programs. It has also carried out campaigns to raise awareness of the HAMS program in primary schools and secondary schools and set up HAMS committees and environmental clubs in different schools. It has also conducted awareness campaigns on the hygienic use of improved latrines and ECOSAN.
The organization has developed partnerships with different schools in the implementation of its school feeding programs and HAMS. These include: G.S Kayanza/ Muyira, GROUPE SCOLAIRE KAVUMU/ BUSASAMANA, G.S NYANZA B, G.S Nyagasozi, Collège Amis des, Enfants, Groupe Scolaire du Mont Kigali, Groupe Scolaire, APADE, Groupe Scolaire ADEB Nyarutarama, Groupe Scolaire de Mayange, G.S Kayanza/ Muyira, GROUPE SCOLAIRE KAVUMU/ BUSASAMANA, G.S NYANZA B, G.S Nyagasozi, College Amis des Enfants, Groupe Scolaire du Mont Kigali, Groupe Scolaire, APADE Groupe Scolaire, ADEB, G.S Kayanza/ Muyira, GROUPE SCOLAIRE KAVUMU/ BUSASAMANA, G.S NYANZA B, G.S Nyagasozi, Collège Amis desEnfants