We Change Africa With Our Voices

Our programmes and productions have entertained and educated people in Nigeria and the world for almost twenty years. We are capable and experienced in producing a variety of formats.

Our Vision

To be the foremost development communication organization, successful in improving the quality of life of people in all the communities where we work.

Our Mission

Our mission is to communicate development through the most effective, innovative and interactive programs.

Our Values

Our core values of the organization are Integrity, Professionalism, Innovation and Quality

Our Approach

At ARDA, we apply the ‘Human – Centered Design’ approach working with beneficiaries to develop solutions to various development issues. This ensures that the solutions we implement are designed and developed with the intended beneficiaries at the core. Some of the entertaining formats we’ve adopted include radio programs, Short films, TV dramas, Stage plays, Interactive Voice Response (IVR), Animations among others
These are the various processes that make up our methodology:


Using data obtained during the diagnosis phase of the intervention, we strategically design an innovative solution to the problem with beneficiaries. We hold interactive…



Following the strategic design phase, we develop a prototype of the solution with a view to test the effectiveness of the concept.



The prototype is then tested in the target community for their feedback. We value every contribution made by community members and also watch out for what…



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