The African Research and Development (ARD) is a social enterprise and development consulting firm headquartered in Kenya.
ARD employs evidence-based approach to designing and implementing social development interventions that resonate with the contexts and culture, which promotes disadvantaged or excluded people’s voices in the development process. Read More...
ARD works on the frontlines of social development. We are committed to shaping a more livable world. We tackle fundamental social and economic development problems caused by social injustice, ineffective governance, and instability to deliver participatory solutions and achieve lasting results.
We work with a wide range of clients, including International and local NGOs, CBOs, national and local governments, bilateral and multilateral donors, private corporations, and philanthropies.
ARD serve as trusted partner, offering clients the analysis, technical advice, and strategies they need. Known for both Technical, Social Initiativesand Training Services (TST), with office in Kenya and affiliations/associates in more than 10 countries including Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Swaziland, Mozambique, Somaliland, Puntland, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Bangladesh, Mozambique, and Zambia, we offer Technical, Social and Training services, honed since our founding in 2015. Show less...
ARD envisions a world where practitioners and organizations around the world creatively design development interventions that take into consideration the contextual complexity and uncertainty of developmental change
Recognizing the importance of local involvement to the success of projects and programmes, ARD’smission is to make a lasting difference in the world by helping people improve their own lives.