“ProRuralInvest” NGO is a national nongovernmental, non-commercial, non-profit, apolitical, organisation. Its legal form of organization is NGO. It was created in June 2003 freely by associated legal and physic persons in order to reach jointly the purposes under the statute. It is governed by General Meeting of members of the Association, which elects the President of the organization for a 4-year period. The President of the organization manages the day-to-day activities as well as long and short-term strategic planning and organisation development.
ProRuralInvest started its activities in June 2003 as a partner organization of the Landell-Mills Management Consultants, which is UK based consulting company and is responsible for implementation in Moldova of the Support to Rural Investment and Services Project. Founders are persons with large practical skills and expertise in developing consulting services.
The main objective is to contribute to multidimensional and ongoing development of the rural sector though promotion of rural business development concept and providing continuous assistance to all categories of rural entrepreneurs; contribution to the increase in the rural livelihoods, improved standards of living, and as a result to the poverty and social strain reduction, improvement of the quality of life. Other objectives include: - improved knowledge and access to legal advice and support in safeguarding the ownership rights of the rural citizens; promotion of farmers’ collaboration to overcome problems caused by fragmentation during privatisation; creation of new employment opportunities; increase the awareness of the rural population regarding the advantages of rural business development.