Academic health and Agricultural Development Initiative (AHADI) was established by community based organizations in Southern Rift valley in Kenya in 2005 and registered as a Non governmental Organization on march 2007 with the aim of pulling resources together to assist the rural communities through education, health care and economic empowerment.
Poverty, ignorance and disease have been identified as the main challenges that impede development in Africa.
AHADI emphasizes the crucial role of strong grassroots Organizations to forge new models for partnerships involving government, business and community based Organizations to extend, im-prove and sustain health ,education and economic services for rural communities.
We are committed to reduce poverty, ignorance and disease among the rural communities in Kenya through education, health care and economic empowerment.
• To mobilize community resources to ensure informed participation of the rural communities in identification, planning, implementation and evaluation of their own activities.
• To promote and encourage economic activities like modern Agriculture that will generate wealth and income to the rural people.
• To improve the quality and access of basic education with special attention on girl child, the very poor and orphans and vulnerable children.
• To achieve sustainable improvement in health status among the rural community, especially AIDS patients, OVC, geographically remote, women of child bearing age and children under five.
• To promote multisectoral approach to development through the mobilization of available resources to assist the rural communities to meet their basic needs.
• To mobilize resources from all possible sources, including the government, the corporate sectors, local and international Non- Governmental Organizations and other Organizations having similar objective to improve the standard of living of the rural communities.
• To collaborate with other organizations or companies having similar objects to this organization.
• To promote network of all stakeholders addressing issues of rural education, health, HIV/AIDS and Agriculture.