Action for Youth with Disabilities Uganda (AYDU) is a registered nongovernmental, non-profit organization founded by and for youth with disabilities in Uganda. It is a national umbrella for young people with all forms of disabilities aimed at creating a unified voice for them and ensuring their full integration not only within the mainstream disability movement, but also in national inclusive programmes. AYDU envisions youth with disabilities living dignified and productive lives. Its mission is to empower youth with disabilities to advocate for their rights and engage meaningfully in social, economic, political and other activities. AYDU
P.O.Box 340, Kampala. Plot 81, Bukoto Street, Kamwokya., Kampala
ADD is a rights-based international development agency. It was started in the UK in 1985 to support people with disabilities in their effort for equalization of opportunities.The ADD programme has grown in size and scope. ADD aims to maintain low administrative overheads yet deliver quality services to Disabled People
P.O Box 5342, Jinja,21 A Lubas Road, Jinja, Jinja
Agapewo Ministry Uganda is a community based charity ministry founded by a group of concerned citizens. They had a strong desire to empower communities, strengthen capacities of member organizations/ministries in support to their development investments, provision of entrepreneurship skills, promotion of literacy programmes in improving health care diseases and poverty and to advocate for gender equality.In 2006, a program aimed at fighting HIV/AIDS was developed by the members of the ministry to add on the initiatives of the government and other organizations/ministries in the fight against the killer disease. Agapewo Ministry Uganda has put its efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS using a behavioural change methodology amidst merger resources and a lot of success has been achieved.We in ...
P.O Box 29582 ,Kampala,Plot 22/24 Semawata Rd. Ntinda, Kampala
Formerly Basic Needs U.K In Uganda, BNFU is building on seven years of experience in the vast field of mental health. BNFU vision is to see the quality of life of people with lived experience of mental ill health improved. The vision wishes to capture a much broader group of people having realized that care givers (family members) bear the burden alongside people with mentally ill health. Our mission on the other hand is to ensure that Ugandans with lived experience of mental ill health are engaged in the governance and management of economic, political, social development programs. We have found that once people receive treatment, they often need help getting integrated back into society. This integration can be achieved by closer collaboration with communities and better coordination wit ...
Build Africa Uganda (BAU) is affiliated to Build Africa (BA), an international development organization with 30 years experience working in some of the poorest regions of the world. BA works through partner organizations, sharing a jointly developed mission, vision, values, objectives and operating procedures. BA started its operation in Uganda in 1996 and during the last 14 years has focused on youth education and enterprise development. The scope of programmes in recent years has included support to universal primary education, vocational training, agricultural enterprise, village savings and loans associations and HIV prevention amongst youth. BAU currently operates in eastern Uganda in the districts of: Kumi, Ngora, and Bukedea whilst in south western Uganda it operates in Masindi, K ...
P.O Box 124 Busia,District headquarters (District union office), Busia
Busia District Union of People with Disabilities was founded by a group of disabled people in Busia District in 1996 and registered as an affiliate organization with National Union of Disabled persona of Uganda.MISSIONTo build a strong union of people with disabilities in the district through empowerment and income generationVISION To have improved live hoods and increased household incomes in the people with disability householdOBJECTIVES
Five youths in the community of Agola village yearned to help orphans and vulnerable children in their education and also wanted to see them become better responsible adults. In order to achieve their dream, the youths started this organisation. They hoped that the children will complete their education, and with the relevant skills acquired through vocational training, be innovative and create their own jobs for self sufficiency, thus breaking the cycle of poverty and dependency amongst themselves and families.They did not stop at dreaming and hoping, they started by supporting orphans and vulnerable children who receive formal education, emotional and psycho-social support. The first group of children who were supported is now settled and lives a happy life.Since the inception of their d ...
P.O Box 46, Kisubi,Plot 125 Kisubi, Entebbe, Entebbe
CoRSU Rehabilitation Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre has grown out of work initiated in by a Canadian Orthopaedic Surgeon who came to Uganda and travelled to various hospitals to undertake reconstructive surgery. In 1999, CORU
Esther Mugisa started this organization with the hope of helping elderly women, widows, and orphans, with the general aim of improving their standards of living through savings and credit groups, and handcraft making.In order to attain her goals, Mrs Mugisa
P.O Box 249, Gulu,Pawel Road, Opposite SOS children, Gulu
The organization was founded by a group of disabled women. Initially, the group was called Makmatic. It was established to prevent discrimination, violence or abuse of women and girls with disabilities and empower them economically, socially and politically to have a dignified life. Vision Women and girls with disabilities able to unite, organize, manage and empowered to affirm their human rights and freedoms in a dignified mannerObjectives
P .O Box 269, Gulu,Plot 25/27 Okidi Dakamoi Road, Gulu
Gulu Youth Development Association was formed in 1992 as a very small group of youth from Gulu district. The organisation came into existence after realizing the impact of the Northern War had had on the community members most especially the youth. The organisation started mainly to train the youth in gainful skills for their development, mainly in the field of metal work and fabrication. Other courses were introduced which include; tailoring, hair dressing, motor vehicle mechanics, carpentry and joinery, salon and hair dressing.Due to high demand of services of the organisation by the community, the services of the organisation have been extended to serve the whole Northern Region of Uganda. The organisation aims at addressing high level of poverty among the youth due to unemployment due ...
P.O Box 379 Jinja ,JDAB offices, Mufubria subconty-Kumuli Road, Jinja
Jinja District Association of the Blind (JDAB) was initially called Victoria Association and Workshop of the Blind. It was formed by six blind people with an aim of uniting the blind and empowering them through vocational training. It initially operated in whole of Busoga region with the workshop located in Jinja District, in a building belonging to the custodian board for departed Asians. Its aim activity then was art and craft work. When the Asians returned to Uganda the building was repossessed.The initiators then lacked a workshop place and started to operate in the compound of Spere road primary school. With funding from Netherlands embassy, the association contracted a building in the compound of the school as unit for blind children vacation training. Government took over the unit ...
P.O Box 774 Kabale,District Headquarters near Education Department, Kabale
Kabale Association of People with Disabilities (KAPD) is a district umbrella organization that was formed by persons with disabilities to lobby and advocate for their rights. It is a community based organization.The association was formed to empower persons with disabilities for recognition and sustainable development hence creating a common voice for people with disabilities to advocate for their own rights and implementation of disability programmes.We participate in the following activities;
P.O Box 16548, Kampala,8 Km Gayaza Road, Mpererwe off Buwambo Road, Kampala
Katalemwa Cheshire Home for Rehabilitation Services (KCH) was initially set up to provide a family home environment to people who were incurable, sick and physically disabled. Over the years the home has expanded and the emphasis changed from long-term residential care for adults to short-term rehabilitation for children with physical disabilities. In 2000, the National Council of Cheshire Homes was formed to coordinate activities of all the Cheshire Homes in Uganda. Katalemwa therefore ceased to have responsibility for the other homes and started increasing rehabilitation services both at the centre and in the communities through collaborations and partnerships. KCH focuses on providing medical and social rehabilitation to children with disabilities and their families, provision of mobili ...
P.O Box 78 Kalungu,Kawule Village, Kitamba Parish-Kalungu S/C Kalungu District, Kalungu
Kawule Disabled Persons and Their Families Association envisions people with disabilities leading rewarding and dignified livelihoods. The organisation
C/O Masindi District Local Government P.O Box 67 ,Kijura market, Central Division, Masindi Municipality (Katama village), Masindi
Kijura Disabled Women Association (KIDWA) is a group of women with disabilities formed in 2004 by five members. It currently has 20 members who include the physically disabled, deaf, mental and visual impairment. KIDWA is affiliated to Masindi District Disabled Persons Union (MADDIPU).It is a community based organization with a small individual member projects. Objectives
P.O Box 240, Wobulenzi,Wobulenzi Town Council on Kampala , Wobulenzi
Luweero District NGO Forum (LUNGOF) is a network all civil society organisations operating in Luweero District. The Forum was established in response to the challenges faced in and caused by civil society organisations in the district such as lack of coordination, limited capacities, weak advocacy voice among others.VisionEmpowered people sustainably and effectively participating in development and enjoying their human rightsMissionTo empower the communities to demand for human rights and needs through partnership development, networking and lobbying and advocacy for policies that benefit all.From 2007
P.O Box 1232,Labour Building Masaka- Mbarara Road (Masaka municipality), Masaka
Masaka Disabled People Living with HIV/AIDS Association (MADIPHA) was formed in 2009 and managed by people with disabilities living with HIV/AIDS in Masaka. The founder member (Bugembe Dick) aimed at including PWDS living with HIV/AIDS in the main stream of care, support and treatment. This would be through encouragement and peerage formation, mobilization and sensitization of people with disabilities facing the challenges of discrimination, isolation and they were at risk of HIV/AIDS infection. This would help them to be aware of the available HIV/AIDS services.He developed the idea in 2008 when he was studying a training course in HIV/AIDS guidance and counseling supported by MUDIPU HIV/AIDS project started in 2007. During the training, he was the first person to disclose his status and ...