Organization's name: AIMPO
Organization's acronym: ZAP
Former Name(s): ZAP
Headquarters address  
Address: ULK-Street, Gasabo District, Kigali City
Phone: +250782223327
Fax: ZAP
Web site:
Organization type: Indigenous Peoples Organizations
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Business and Industry
  • Development
  • Family
  • Food
  • Habitat
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Peoples

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Research
  • Women and poverty
  • Women in power and decision-making

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Education
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Rwanda
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2001
Year of registration (YYYY): 2014
Organizational structure: The structure of AIMPO: 1. The supreme organ of organization is General Assembly which composed of 298 members; It convened once a year at ordinary session. It is headed by a president, a vice president, a Secretary, a Treasury and is elected by general Assembly. 2. The conflict resolution Committee: is composed of President and secretary it has duty to resolve the conflicts arising in the national non-governmental organization or among its organs. 3. Internal Audit committee: The General Assembly annually elects one or two internal auditors .their attributions are just to audit at any time funds and other assets of the organization while also making the required reports. They have all rights to check all financial documents but without shifting them to any other place. The current members of staff is eight including the director and Accountant meaning that the remaining 6 members of staff are heading of programs/department.
Number and type of members: Currently, members of AIMPO are 301 people most of them are indigenous people , striving to promote and protect the rights of indigenous community currently designated historically marginalized people as nickname in Rwanda.
Affiliation with NGO networks: Minority Right Group (MRG), Forest People Program (FFP)
Funding structure:
  • Membership fees or dues
  • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Funds from Religious Institutions
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
Funding structure other: Well wishers

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people
  • Children and youth
  • Women
  • Non-governmental organization

Social Development

Accreditation to: Indigenous Forum
Purpose of the organization: To promote sustainable development, respect of Human Rights in order o increase social and economic integration of Batwa/indigenous currently designated Historically Marginalized Population (HMP).