The Scout Movement is an educational movement for young people, based on voluntary services; it is a Movement, which remains non-political and does include all religions. It is open to all without distinction of gender, origin, race or creed, in accordance with the purpose, principles and scout method as conceived by the Founder, Baden Powell.
Established in Rwanda since 1968, the RSA is a National Non-Government Organization (NGO) registered by the Rwanda Governance Board and operating according to the Law No. 20/2000 of 26 July 2000 as amended by the Law No. 4/2012 of 17/02/2012, governing the organization and functioning of national non- governmental organizations.