Community Agency for Rural Development (CAD) is one of five Myanmar NGOs (Not-for-profit non-governmental organizations) established by few individual persons in Myanmar during 2000-2004 under the Burmese Military rule (State Law and Order Restoration Council) led by Senior General Than Shwe. CAD was registered to Union Ministry of Home Affairs of the Union of Republic of Myanmar. CAD registration/License number is 1/Local/1850. Our EuropeAid ID is (MM-2009-CWC-2801955510, COMMUNITY AGENCY FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT).
CAD was founded as a Catholic faith-oriented Myanmar NGO on May 4, 2004, by Joseph Kung Za Hmung @ Win Hlaing Oo. The founder of CAD is a devoted Catholic Christian. CAD was a registered Myanmar NGO. Established in 2004, the charity has implemented a wide range of successful programs in WASH, agriculture development, food security and livelihoods, education, environment, health services, construction and rehabilitation of public infrastructures, research, capacity building. CAD has been implementing projects in Chin State, Sagaing and Mandalay Regions. Since April 2021, CAD has been supporting the displaced people of the targeted areas in their basic needs such as food, shelter, water and sanitation, medicines, clothes and mobile children education in their camps. Thanks to its national level registration certificate, CAD can access all the targeted areas.