Promoting sustainable development and environmental protection at community level requires special technical and organizational skills as well as stakeholder participation. Our RDIS team is composed of experts stationed in different locations in Rwanda who are tackling the challenge. Please feel free to contact our team with any questions or concerns.
As executive secretary of RDIS, he is responsible for maintaining good relationships between RDIS and its partners, seeking for new partnerships to extend the work of RDIS, ensuring proper management and utilization of RDIS resources, managing of RDIS human resources and materials. He is also responsible for developing policies, monitoring and evaluation tools to make the organization to be more effective.
As the accountant of RDIS organisation, she is responsible for preparing organizational budgets in collaboration with heads of departments and project managers. She files also all financial records, bank statements and bank reconciliation reports.
He is the Monitoring and Evaluation director, who is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of all the monitoring, evaluation and research activities, with regard to the Stove Project, namely, Carbon Credit Emission Reduction Project (CCER Phase I).
He also holds the position of the Director of Evangelism in Church and Community Transformation (CCT project); Capacity building and House Building project.
He is an expat responsible for capacity building in Project Cycle, Project Management and Environmental Management with the aim of enabling RDIS team to initiate, plan and implement sustainable development projects. He is additionally responsible for establishing and/or strengthening networks with local and international organisations.
Eric Bagenzi has over 8 years working experience in different positions. He joined RDIS in February 2018 as field Coordinator in Cyangugu zone (Rusizi and Nyamasheke districts) for two years, and later on since February 2020 is serving the Director of Environmental Care and Disaster Risk Reduction.
In addition, he is the Project Manager of Carbon Credit Emission Reduction Project (Phase I) - pre-funded by Bread for the World; the Project Manager of Climate Smart Agriculture Project - funded by United Evangelical Mission; and the Project Manager of Tree Nursery Project - funded by Rwanda Action.
He is currently doing Masters of Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Management at the University of Lay Adventist of Kigali. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Soil and Water Management from the University of Rwanda.
He is the Project Manager of the Improved Cook Stoves Project in Rusizi district, Rwanda, which is being implemented by RDIS in collaboration with KIASI Energies SAS (a subsidiary of CANOPY Energies SAS). He is in collaboration with the field coordinator of Cyangugu zone responsible for the overall management of the project. His responsibilities include purchase, distribution and installation of cook stoves, end user training, awareness campaigns, follow up visits and annual monitoring.
In addition, he is the Field Coordinator for the Shyogwe zone, where he prepares organizational plans, coordinates all projects and conducts training and workshops. Other duties include raising awareness of community members in which RDIS is implementing projects.