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Msaada – helping people to help themselves

msaada.org             01747 835023             msaadarwanda@yahoo.com            Reg Charity No: 1111819


The word “Msaada” is Swahili and means “help”.     It refers to an active type of support.

For example, if you were to meet someone going up a long hill, struggling under a burden  and you took some of the load from them to help them get to the top of the hill, then this action would be Msaada.


Fergal Keane


Joanna Lumley


Desmond Tutu


Pippa Haywood

Msaada's support for Rwanda has now passed £2,530,000


Msaada has been selected as the most effective International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO) in Rwamagana District, for the second year in a row – a unique achievement for any INGO in Rwanda to date.

And, Rwamagana District has been selected as the the most effective District in Rwanda, also for a second year in a row.

Msaada and Rwamagana District – the best of the best!

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On the right is the certificate  of appreciation presented to Msaada by the Rwamagana District authorities in recognition of the outstanding contribution made by Msaada to the development of the local livestock industry

Msaada provides the people of Rwanda with the means to live in dignity through

A dairy project

using high-yielding European Friesian-Holstien cows to help people become self-sufficient

through the sale of surplus milk and increase crop yields by using manure on their fields

An education project

which improves the fabric of the 2,000-student Scolaire Rwamagana 'A' pre-school, primary and secondary schools

Ride East Africa 2019 is a real cycling challenge, and a unique experience.

You are invited to join Charity Links on a thrilling mountain bike challenge through some of Africa’s most beguiling landscapes.

During your visit to Rwanda you will have an opportunity to witness some of the transformational work being done by Msaada to lift impoverised families out of poverty permanently.

Click here for full details of the Ride East Africa 2019

Fancy a life-changing 250 km cycle through Rwanda, The Land of a Thousand Hills?