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P.O Box 104,Gulu,Plot 16,Olya Road,Gulu Municipality,

www.arlpi.org

ARLPI was started by the top religious leaders from the Acholi sub-region. These were both Christians and Muslims. They were proactively responding to the LRA conflict with the aim of bringing it to an end using non violent means.ARLPI remains committed in pursuing peaceful means to end the LRA conflict in the region, and to lobby for funds to implement grass root programmes in the aftermath of the LRA conflict in the Northern Uganda. To achieve this broad aim, a strategic plan has been revised for the period 2011-2016. The first projects implemented included;

Contact PersonLoum Patrick (Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0417 143 484
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P.O Box 277, Masindi,Plot 22, Ssebagala Road, Masindi Municipality,

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 ...

Contact PersonOgenyi K Morris (Executive Director)
Telephone0782 232 564
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P.O Box 27789, Kampala,Bukadde Magezi Building-Ndeeba,2nd floor,

www.alfordev.org

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

Contact PersonEric Mwanje (Programmes Director)
Telephone0414 274 388 /0784 570 418 /0752 655 919
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P.O.Box 340, Kampala. Plot 81, Bukoto Street, Kamwokya.,

www.adduganda.org

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

Contact PersonJoseph Walugembe ( Programme Director)
Telephone0414 531 446
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P.O Box 676, Kampala,Plot 2514/15, Gaba Road, Kansanga,

www.actionaid.org/uganda

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

Contact PersonArthur Larok (Country Director)
Telephone0392 220 002
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P.O Box 1021,Kyenjojo,Kyenjojo Town Council,

The organization was started by seven agro business Makerere University graduates with the aim of achieving improved agricultural entrepreneurship and innovation with the objective of having agriculture commercialized it being the backbone of Uganda

Contact PersonMukonyezi Francis
Telephone0783 920 076 / 0755 904 250
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Kyenjojo town council, , , P.O Box 1021,kyenjojo

The organization was started by seven Agro-Business graduates of Makerere with the aim of achieving improved agricultural entrepreneurship and innovation with the objective of commercializing agriculture since it’s the backbone of Uganda’s economy and a major employer of the rural population.   We started out by forming Farmers’ groups, sensitizing farmers in modern commercial agriculture that entails proper record management and educating farmers about agricultural diversification and processing.   We have registered achievements in Farmer groups where they have learnt and accepted the importance of forming groups and production record keeping.    Currently there are no programmes in process apart from few field visits. This is due to financial constraints and limited human resource ...

Contact PersonMukonyezi Francis
Telephone0783 920076 / 0755 904250
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Po Box 15351, , , 256

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 ...

Contact PersonMulindwa Paul ( Regional Director)
Telephone0392 908 293 / 0704 933 866 / 0712 649 647
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P.O.BOX 223, Adjumani,Kelvin Road, Adjumani,

After the LRA insurgency in the Northern region, a team of five people formed this organisation. Their main aim was to assist the victims of from the war. Most of the people had bomb fragments or serious bullet wounds while others where suffering from malnutrition and marginalisation while some required plastic surgery.As we began the set up, the organisation provided opportunities to extremely vulnerable people of Adjumani. Our staff members were also involved in Juba peace agreements. We conducted awareness creation amongst members of the community.Since the organisation was founded, we have acquired office space which has provided a friendly working environment. We have been able to work in five sub-counties as compared with one at the start. We have human resource and financial polici ...

Contact PersonMamawi Ujjeo Josephine( Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0772 375 185 / 0754 375 185
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P.O Box 611, Mbale,Bukitongo Village, Butemulani Parish, Bumwoni Sub-county,

www.ardi_uganda.org

The organization was started by Joseph Weyusya; a member of the local community. It was as a result of a number of challenges in the local community that needed to be addressed such as child motherhood, HIV/AIDs prevalence, poverty, school drop outs, and rape cases among others. By starting the organization, he hoped to empower the girl child through restoration of hope by provision of education and a meaningful life. The organization also hoped to sensitize the community on HIV/AIDs.The first activity was restoration of hope in child mothers. This involved counseling the clients as well as their parents to ensure that they were taken back to school. ARDI also carried out sensitization on HIV/AIDs through awareness and encouraging the local population to test and know their status. A small ...

Contact PersonWeyusya Joseph (Director)
Telephone0752 624 533
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Date Founded

P.O.Box 611, Mbale, Namikhoma Trading Center, Bukitongo Village, Butemulani Parish,

www.ardi-uganda.org

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 ...

Contact PersonWeyusya Joseph (Project Director)
Telephone0752 624 533
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P.O.Box 250, Mpigi,Mpigi Town Council next to the District Administration Building,

Agaliawamu Youth Development Trust was started by a group of youth who had just completed their tertiary institutional training from different institutions in Uganda.It aims at fostering the political social and economic wellbeing of the community it serves more especially the youths and children.This is through economic empowerment, by carrying out vocational training, championing gender equality, HIV/AIDS sensitization, counseling and psychosocial support to the infected and affected people and others.Between 2005 -2008, the organization implemented a project called

Contact PersonMayanja Jimmy(Coordinator)
Telephone0782 733 013/ 0772 535 910 /0772 418 112
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Kamdini Corner, Lira Municipality, , P.O Box 569

In a region raided by war, cattle rustling and HIV/AIDS, a group of people formed Agam Development Foundation to help the community deal with the daily plight they were facing. These challenges lead us to our first activities to support orphans education, support people living with HIV/AIDS, correction of poor vision in 10 primary schools, conducting blood tests for diabetes and monitoring heart condition patients as well as blood pressure.Since the time of the organisation

Contact PersonOngom Rufino
Telephone0755 847 167
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P.O Box, 12750,Shop No 25/26 UMSC, Commercial Building, Kampala,

www.agapechildcareinc

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;

Contact PersonRoque Joseph (Executive Director)
Telephone0712 550 560 / 0772 332 378 / 0772 427 016
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P.O Box 5342, Jinja,21 A Lubas Road, Jinja,

www.agapewoministriesuganda.webs.com

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 ...

Contact PersonMusobya Moses
Telephone0752 105 307
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P.O Box 27193 Kampala,Kakiri Town Wakiso,

www.afird.org

Agency for Integrated Rural Development (AFIRD) was founded in 1997 by a group of professionals who realized the need for an integrated approach to rural development given their experience. VisionA society free from hunger and diseases living in a peaceful and green environmentMissionWe aim at improving the livelihood of vulnerable communities through capacity building in sustainable natural resources management to increase income.Strategic Objectives

Contact PersonEustace Sajjabi (Director)
Telephone0772 550 387 / 0414 374 851
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P.O Box 1, Lamwo,Central Ward, Pobar Parish, Agoro sub county, 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

Contact PersonRev. Obwola Charles (Secretary)
Telephone0714 435 558 /0773 435 558
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P.O Box 1, Lamwo,Central ward, Pobar Parish, Agoro sub county, Lamwo,

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

Contact PersonRev. Obwola Charles (Secretary)
Telephone0714 435 558 / 0773 435 558
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P.O Box 170, Kamuli,Kamuli Town Council, Jinja Rd, ,

www.aegyuganda.org

AIDS Education Group for Youth (AEGY) was started in 1993 by a group of young people who came together to share about the myths of HIV/AIDS. The membership increased and they decided to form AEGY in order to respond to the increasing number of people who were being infected by HIV/AIDS and facing the social economic effects. Later in 1997 Action Aid International Uganda provided us with capacity building in project planning and management. They funded training of community volunteers with basic facts about HIV/AIDS and STDs. The training was conducted by ACET-Uganda. Action Aid also trained HIV/AIDS counsellors and trainers. Our mission is to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS/STDs and the social economic effects to the people of the great Kamuli District. Our Vision is to see a healthy HIV/AI ...

Contact PersonMmerewoma Leo ( Executice Director)
Telephone0772 614 540
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P.O Box 36, Soroti,Plot 48B, Asamuk Road Amuria Town Council,

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 ...

Contact PersonOkope Alex (Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0778 069 343
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