To build a premier enterprise development facility rooted in the agricultural and rural sectors that caters to the training and personal development needs that support the creation and expansion of sustainable livelihoods of young men and women.
A sustainable, empowering institution through which young men and women can develop the capacity to increase their living standard through their movement in agricultural and rural based enterprises.
To develop skills of men and women between the ages of 16 – 35 years, to be able to establish and operate viable farms or other agricultural and rural based enterprises, at an universally acceptable standard of living. To encourage the formation and development of groups and other types of organizations amongst graduates of the GARD Center’s training programmes and to establish links with other existing local and regional organizations. To present agriculture to young people as a viable alternative to involvement in drugs, stealing and other crimes, as well as demeaning occupations.