Who we are

“RWANDA COOPERATIVE AGENCY” « RCA » is a public institution in charge of regulating and promoting economic, Social, and other activities of the general interest.

Establishment and name of the Agency

This Law determines the establishment, responsibilities, organization and functioning of Rwanda Cooperative Agency abbreviated as RCA. RCA shall be placed in the category of the regulatory Public Institutions in charge of regulation and promotion economic, social, and other activities of the general interest. RCA shall have legal personality, administrative and financial autonomy and it shall be governed in accordance with laws governing organs of Public Service.


The headquarters of RCA shall be located in Kigali City, the Capital of the Republic of Rwanda. It may be transferred elsewhere within Rwanda when deemed necessary. RCA may have branches elsewhere in the country when deemed necessary, upon approval by the Order of the Prime Minister, in order to fulfill its responsibilities.