Background and History

Karagwe Rural Development and Environmental Conservation Agency (KARUDECA) is a local registered non-governmental organization (NGO) in the United Republic of Tanzania, which deals with environmental conservation,
disability, education promotion, micro-finance, agriculture, health and women and youth empowerment. The organization was formed to alleviate poverty in Tanzania. The organization was registered in December 2007 to operate in the Karagwe District of Tanzania and has since expanded its activities to mainland Tanzania following good performance. Our main projects include vocational education for Microfinance Institutions (MFI’s, Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR), the construction of rain water harvesting tanks in secondary schools and financial education projects in primary and secondary schools in Kagera region Tanzania.

Mission & Vision


KARUDECA is positioned to use both local and external resources, collaborating with like minded stakeholders to support the development of persons with disabilities and other vulnerable groups in Tanzania.


KARUDECA aspires to see people with disabilities and other vulnerable groups in Tanzania are enabled to reach their full potential


KARUDECA is committed to developing excellent and professional operational systems, as well as to transforming itself into an excellent organization that contributes to achieving the challenging economic and social development goals if its members. The following core values and guiding principles characterize the work and life of KARUDECA and are embedded in all those who come to be associated with KARUDECA


At KARUDECA we value actions that have due regard for people, our natural resources and the environment.

At KARUDECA we aim for Excellency in the service standards we provide to our beneficiaries. Our team members always go the extra mile to ensure a high quality standard of work in the most efficient and effective manner

At KARUDECA we are working together with partners towards building credibility, transparency, capability and accountability.

At KARUDECA we promote a culture of openness, information sharing and transparency. We encourage our staff and board members to act in an open manner, and we try our utmost best to keep the public and stakeholders informed of our various activities.

At KARUDECA we are guided by honest and truthful actions that uphold our moral commitments to the best of their ability.

At KARUDECA we encourage cooperation and full participation of our members, staff, board members and stakeholders in order to jointly work towards our goals.

At KARUDECA we are committed to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). We work on achieving SDG in our projects.

Organization Structure


Karudeca presents its Financial and Human Resource Policies

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