P.O Box 104,Gulu,Plot 16,Olya Road,Gulu Municipality, Gulu
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;
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 24667, Kampala,Plot No.13 Factory Road and 40 Hancock Road, Kampala
Action Group for Health Human Rights and HIV/AIDS Uganda (AGHA-U) is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) founded in July 2003 to mobilize health professionals and health consumers to address issues of human rights as they relate to health, with a specific focus on HIV/AIDS. AGHA brings together doctors, nurses and other professionals with NGOs interested in promoting human rights in the health sector to create local and national networks dedicated to health advocacy.Achievements
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 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
C/o ACORD compound offices Adjumani, Adjumani
As a group of civil society organizations in the district, we specifically wanted to create networking coalition with the all the other civil society organizations.This would help in bringing advocacy and policy formulation. It was meant to promote capacity building of the entire civil society sector and peaceful co -existence with member organization and local government. We began with anti corruption campaigns where we had public expenditure monitoring in service delivery in the sectors of health and education. Several dialogue meetings with stakeholders in the district on good governance were also held. We have been able to put in place a constitution to govern and direct our work and our member organizations have increased from 7-16 members.We have had several changes in the institut ...
ARiD was started in 2010 by five young professionals who wanted to make positive impacts on the lives of the youth and women in northern Uganda. The development oriented organization aims at transforming the lives of the people emerging from the legacy of the civil war, especially of the vulnerable communities, as a result, we set out; I.To advocate for the promotion, protection and fulfilment of rights and dignity of marginalized groups and individuals II.To contribute to conflict management, peace building, leadership and good governance III.Provide community based life-skills trainings and educational support to vulnerable communities. IV.To conduct cutting-edge action oriented and policy advocacy research on contemporary issues affecting mankind. V.To offer technical support serv ...
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 223, Adjumani,Kelvin Road, Adjumani, 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 ...
P.O Box 27193 Kampala,Kakiri Town Wakiso, Kampala
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
P .O Box 13, Amuria,Plot 24 B, Amuria-Soroti ,Highway, Amuria Town Council, Amuria
Our organization was started by civil society organization
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 ...
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
AIRC envisions an empowered community with people who are self reliant and out of poverty. AIRC has worked in partnership with Action Aid and local Government since 2002 through capacity building of staff, community, and provision of materials and financial and other development agencies, which has changed lives of many people positively. Vision and mission AIRC exist to promote good governance and participatory actions to alleviate poverty through every stakeholder and this is hoped to be achieved through empowering the vulnerable women, girls, boys and men in Lango sub-region by 2015 by use of reflect methodologies. Currently the organisation is engaged in the following programme areas; Formal and Informal education programme; HIV/AIDS Prevention and sanitation; food security, and pe ...
Awe Iwot Reflect Circle (AIRC)envisions an empowered community with people who are self reliant and out of poverty. AIRC has worked in partnership with Action Aid and local Government since 2002 through capacity building of staff, community, and provision of materials and financial and other development agencies, which has changed lives of many people positively. Vision and mission AIRC exist to promote good governance and participatory actions to alleviate poverty through every stakeholder and this is hoped to be achieved through empowering the vulnerable women, girls, boys and men in Lango sub-region by 2015 by use of reflect methodologies. Currently the organisation is engaged in the following programme areas; Formal and Informal education programme; HIV/AIDS Prevention and sanitati ...
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 ...