ACOKE RURAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE (ARDI)is a community youth led organization that was founded in 2004 with the overall goal of challenging young people and parents (both genders) to be active and equal partners in sustainable development at all sectors and levels they may find themselves.It is registered as non-profit rural development Community Based Organization under the laws of Uganda.ARDI contributes at the grassroots to the popularization of the UN World Programme of Action for war affected Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond — to address more effectively the problems of young men and women and to increase opportunities for their participation in community. It has its offices in Olando, Anai community.


The organization envisions young people affected by war taking the lead role in youth development locally and internationally to rebuild hope.


To challenge young people and mothers to be continuously aware and active and provision of diversified services that is youth productive to set new hope.