ADEPE has gained public recognition by local and central governments, the national police, Gender Monitoring Office (GMO), Ministry of gender and family promotion, UN agencies (UNICEF & UNWOMEN). ADEPE is affiliated to local and international civil society organizations. Among which are National Legal Aid forum, National network of civil organizations, Rwanda NGO Forum, and Association for Women’s rights in Development (AWID).


Between 2005 and 2017, ADEPE strengthened its partnerships with 7 donors (Global Fund, Firelight Foundation, Winrock International, Search for Common Ground, SNV, Legal Aid Forum and British High Commission) and was able to mobilize US$ 1,204,308 for the implementation of 8 various projects in the areas of HIV/AIDS, Adolescent girls, Child protection, Conflict resolution, Capacity building, Legal support, and Child rights  promotion in the districts of Rubavu, Rutsiro, Burera, Musanze, Nyabihu ,Ngororero, Gicumbi, Ruzizi , Nyamasheke, Nyamagabe and Nyaruguru under Winrock International support.


ADEPE is now the community grant maker for other partners’ organizational capacity improvement. Ten organizations have been ADEPE grantees.

Sensitized public and private financial institutions to facilitate access to financial services for the community organizations; case of Bank of Africa , UMUTANGUHA and SACCO

Promoted fair access to justice for people through dissemination exiting laws, training, information on new laws, and training of paralegals for better legal aid services provision;developed and implemented the monitoring and evaluation framework for activities of cooperatives;