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Centro pa Desaroyo di Aruba (CEDE)

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Centro pa Desaroyo di Aruba (CEDE)

CEDE Aruba is a development and co-financing organisation that supports the development and financing of programs and projects in the field of welfare in Aruba.

CEDE Aruba promotes bringing together people and resources for sustainable development. In the fight against the socioeconomic and social problems in Aruba, they bring the target groups into contact with each other that can strengthen each other and whenever there is an opportunity for social and educational development. CEDE contributes to a community where people of all ages and backgrounds can develop themselves and they believe that sustainable development in the Aruban community is feasible.

They do this by:

  • Providing funds – directly by CEDE Aruba itself and indirectly by acting as an intermediary for other funds, particularly the Cooperating Funds Caribbean Part of the Dutch Kingdom
  • Providing support and guidance to local organisations in the following areas:
    –    the development, guidance and assessment of projects;
    –    the exploration of financing opportunities for new initiatives.
  • By promoting cooperation at all levels; at a micro, meso and macro level.
  • By acting as a consultation partner for the professional field and the Aruban government.
  • By acting as a catalyst in initiating and supporting new developments.

The Board of CEDE Aruba consists of seven persons with broad knowledge and experience in various fields.
The team is composed of 3 permanent employees, supplemented by a number of freelance staff.


Centro pa Desaroyo di Aruba (CEDE)
Beatrixstraat 8, Oranjestad, Aruba