NARUD e.V. stands for "Network African Rural and Urban Development" and is a migrant-diasporic organization that has been active since 2005. The board and management are made up entirely of migrants from African countries. Full-time and voluntary employees as well as supporters come from different parts of the world, including Germany.
The main goals of the association in relation to Germany, especially Berlin, are to promote and empower people in the African-migrant communities, to convey cultural values of African societies, to come to terms with the colonial past and colonial continuities, as well as to open up civil society to intercultural ones Dialog.