Our Vission, Mission and Values

Our Vision: The vision of CESRUD is to see a sustainable improvement in rural peoples’ livelihoods security especially women and children who are empowered to live in dignity.

Mission: The mission of CESRUD is to facilitate and initiate processes and programs that empower the rural poor especially women and children through organized action and access to productive resources.

The key objectives of CESRUD are include the following:

1. To increase the incomes of rural women through access to credit, market for their produce and improvement in their knowledge, skills and quality of their products.

2. To improve access and quality of basic education in rural communities in the Upper East Region through capacity building, improved infrastructure, teaching and learning logistics and provision of community libraries.

3. To advocate for improvement in quality of rural infrastructure and social amenities (roads, clinics, markets etc.) by organizing and supporting advocacy activities of rural communities.


At CESRUD, we are committed to our core values as an organization and these include:

Respect for human rights: Ensuring that all rural people can exercise their rights to access the resources they need for improved livelihood.

Effectiveness and Efficiency: Implementing projects according to the needs of the local communities.

Sustainability and Impact: Providing support that will have a very long term positive effects on the community and environment.

Responsibility and hard work: Encouraging communities to understand the relationship between their daily activities, human rights and their environment.