Rural Self Help Development Association (RSDA)

Legally registered as an NGO in 1991, the Rural Self-Help Development Association (RSDA) enhances the livelihoods and climate resilience of mountain communities, Basotho, in Lesotho, the “Mountain Kingdom”. By helping them to help themselves and working collaboratively and in partnership with other stakeholders, the RSDA aims to eradicate extreme hunger and improve the lives of rural Basotho by supporting sustainable agriculture, facilitating self-help and enabling rural communities to become sustainable. Productive relations with mountain people is the cornerstone and core of RSDA’s work. Their programmes focus on linking social protection with agriculture, building evidence on climate-smart agriculture and agro-ecology, agriculture and natural products, empowering peoples' organizations and facilitating engagement with government and the private sector. 

Member category Nongovernmental Organizations
Country Lesotho
Area Sub-Saharan Africa
Geographic focus of work Lesotho
Head Mampho Thulo
Head title Managing Director
Focal Point title Managing Director
Focal Point Mampho Thulo
Alternate Focal Point title Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Alternate Focal Point Lineo Lekhanya
Address P.O Box 0523, Maseru West 105, Lesotho
Telephone 0026652507606
Email [email protected]
Email 2 [email protected]
Electoral Group Sub-Saharan Africa Major Groups
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