Management Team

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.

Mr Jean Chrysostome NSABIMANA
Deputy Executive Director
Mr. Jean Chrysostome NSABIMANA is a Deputy Executive Director. Before he served in the Administration of the Anglican Diocese of Kigeme for more than 17 years. He is a holder of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and is about to graduate in Masters of Business Administration.
Pastor Viateur NTARINDWA
Executive Director
As Executive Director 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.
Ms Emilienne AKIMPAYE
Director of Finance and Accounting
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.
Mr Desire BISAMA
Director of CCT project and CCER Monitoring & Evaluation
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.
Director of Environmental Care and Disaster Risk Reduction
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.
Mr Vicent MINANI
Project Manager of Cook Stoves Project in Rusizi & Field Coordinator for Shyogwe Zone
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.
This annual report (April 2020 to March 2021) is intended to provide key partners and founding members of our organization with abridged information about our activities and performances.
Vision Statement
A Holy Soul in a Healthy Body.
Mission Statement
To safeguard environment, increase the production aiming at sustainable and holistic development.
Objectives Statement
To promote sustainable development by mobilizing the community members to lift themselves out of poverty.