P.O Box 277, Masindi,Plot 22, Ssebagala Road, Masindi Municipality, Masindi
The organization was stated by community Kiryandongo District members who wanted to improve on service delivery in the region as well as improve on their welfare.They hoped to lobby and establish viable small scale community projects to increase on their incomes, the quality of their lives, and fight the root causes of poverty. They hoped to achieve this through advocating for good governance and observation human rights, increase literacy level, fight climatic change with its negative impact on the community, improve on sanitation and reduce on the challenges of health in the communities. In the end it would promote long lasting peace and they would attain a lasting socio-economic development. We do not only carry out advocacy for proper service delivery but also strive to empower the vul ...
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 27789, Kampala,Bukadde Magezi Building-Ndeeba,2nd floor, Kampala
Action Line for Development (ALFORD) was established as an NGO that supports community initiatives in three programs areas namely, education, Health, secure livelihood and national volunteering scheme.MissionTo educate community empowerment and care for the disadvantaged and poor communities in the UgandaVisionTo have holistic approach to self
P.O Box 676, Kampala,Plot 2514/15, Gaba Road, Kansanga, Kampala
At ActionAid, we do things differently. Our goal is to end poverty. ActionAid works with poor people in over 40 countries across the world. We focus on the people that others forget. People in poverty. People who face discrimination. People whose voices are ignored. We help people fight for the rights that they are denied. Simple things, like the right to eat. The right to stay on their land. To an education. To a say in the decisions that shape their lives. We
Active Vision Youth Foundation was established in April 2006. It aims to help youth and transform them into a God-feared young generation with good moral values and free from an HIV/AIDS pandemic. The organisation hopes to create a conducive environment for the future by educating, networking, lobbying and advocacy, inculcating in young people the spirit of entrepreneurship, patriotism, voluntarism and strong moral values. It has established a vocational training centre for this purpose. AchievementsActive Vision has given scholarships to 60 students from Kitgum and Lamwo district (to attend the Lira Christian Institute of Professional Development).We have also trained youngsters from different secondary schools both in Kitgum and Lamwo on HIV/AIDS prevention.In addition, we have trained ...
Africa Centre for Minority and Indigenous Peoples is a pan-African human rights organisation working to promote and protect the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples. Africa Centre for Minority and Indigenous Peoples is an advocacy and development based organization devoted to strengthening the capacities of minority and indigenous communities in Africa to secure the respect, promotion and protection of their rights. VisionA society where the dignity of ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples is understood, promoted, respected and all people participate in the protection and promotion of human rights irrespective of their gender, age, ethnic, race, economic and social status. MissionDevoted to eliminating discrimination and racism, forging solidar ...
P.O.Box 611, Mbale, Namikhoma Trading Center, Bukitongo Village, Butemulani Parish, Mbale
African Rural Development Initiatives (ARDI) was established as a result of community concerns about the situation around them, ranging from; early marriages / pregnancies, among school children resulting into school dropouts, HIV/AIDS pandemic, poor child-parent relationships, poor maternal health, household poverty, illiteracy only to mention but a few.CollaborationARDI has worked with various organizations and donor Agencies which include Aids Care Education Training (ACET)-Mbale, Work-Aid-UK, Cord aid, Foundation for Development of Needy Communities (F.D.N.C), Action Aid Uganda, CARE and Manafwa District Local Government. Currently, it is in partnership with Adopteer een geit-the Netherlands.Vision A rural community of physically, psychologically and morally competent persons. Mission ...
P.O Box, 12750,Shop No 25/26 UMSC, Commercial Building, Kampala, Kampala
Rev. Dr. Chandy of Indian Origin started this NGO in Lira under the name Olaka Child care International. The organisation started with looking after orphans as he had started a school in Lira. It should be noted that he was a Professor with Lira Town School / college though he is now retired in India Kerala. The organisation currently runs under the name Agape Child Care International. We have so far donated five sewing machines to Watoto church widows to promote self-employment. We are taking care of three Orphans in Lira having discovered their plight through The New Vision News Paper. We also help BLESSED ORPHANAGE as and when possible by supplying books and food items. We are now stable and positively moving towards our goal;
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 1, Lamwo,Central Ward, Pobar Parish, Agoro sub county, Lamwo, Lamwo
AYENET was started by three youth to unite the youth, mitigate land conflicts and domestic violence as a result of unemployment, idleness and drug addiction (alcoholism), poverty and build peace among the community. This was after the effects of the civil unrest by the Lord
P.O Box 1, Lamwo,Central ward, Pobar Parish, Agoro sub county, Lamwo, Kitgum
AYENET was started by a group of three youth to unite the youths, mitigate land conflicts and domestic violence as a result of unemployment, idleness and drug addiction (alcoholism), poverty and build peace among the community. This was after the effects of the civil unrest by the Lord
P.O Box 36, Soroti,Plot 48B, Asamuk Road Amuria Town Council, Amuria
We started this organization as members of the retired civil service and development in the Amuria district. We realized that there was a need to come up with a community based organization that could respond to needs of the communities faced with problems of war, diseases, poverty, cultural beliefs, that left them in deprivation and vulnerability situation.We began with strengthening the institutional capacity of the organization, resource mobilization, strengthening collaboration with district stake holders, community mobilization to join the organization and we have had a total of 360 registered members to join.Since we found ACDO, households have been trained in modern agric practices and support. A total of 29 Heifers have been distributed to the communities affected by war and diseas ...
P.O Box 153, Koboko,Koboko Town Council, Plot 5 Apa Road, Koboko
Seven community members were concerned about the poor service delivery in the district. We used to receive several complaints from citizens in health, education and water corruption, poor mothers were charged for accessing immunisation services, misuse of Universal Primary Education and shoddy work in building classrooms. We aimed at improving service delivery by mobilising the public to get involved in the local government planning proceeedures and to monitor projects and funds that benefit themOur initial activities included;
P.O Box 153, Koboko,Koboko Town Council, Koboko
Seven community members were concerned about the poor service delivery in the district. We used to receive several complaints from service beneficiaries in health, education, and water about the rampant corruption, poor mothers were charged for accessing immunisation services, misuse of UPE and shoddy work in building classrooms. We aimed at improving service delivery by mobilising the public to get involved in the local government planning procedures and to monitor projects and funds that benefited them.We started by creating awareness of the community on their rights, responsibilities and effects of corruption. We then recruited and trained community monitors to inform the community about projects and funds meant for the community sensitisation of the community on how to defect corrupti ...
Apyen-nyang Child and Family Programme started in August, 1998 with the aim of addressing particular problems affecting our community. These included;
P.O Box 66, Lira, Plot 8-10 Market Street, Junior Quarters, Adyel Division, Lira Municipality Council, Lira
Art for Children Uganda (ACU) was started by two motivated artists as a community based organization with the aim of transforming visual ART to create awareness, influence historical events, allow creative participation, promote psychosocial healing and develop talents for development among children and youth. The duo were being inspired by the children's talents and further encouraged by their teachers to set up ACU to teach arts education to children not to produce more artists, though that is a by-product but to create a complete human beings capable of leading successful and productive lives. Why ART?ACU believes that ART is a basic to foster brain and skills development. Children in quality art programs benefit from a wide range of positive effects especially those that provide exper ...
P.O Box 616,Arua,Plot 15, Okuti Lane,Arua Municipality, Arua
The civil society organisations were caring out activities in an uncoordinated manner. ADINGON was formed to coordinate activities of members to strengthen their effectiveness in policy advocacy and lobbing; networking and capacity enhancement.We exist to provide a collective voice for civil society to promote good governance in the district.We began with capacity building to the member organisations and working on policy research and advocacy. The active membership has grown up to 68. There is effective collaboration with MAYANK, Anti Corruption Coalition and DENIVA. Current programmes