The programme was founded in 1996 as a project with support from the UN Population Fund, UNFPA. The purpose was to fight the practice of female genital mutilation (FGM) which was seen as a human rights violation and a danger to the health of women and girl children.Being a cultural practice, it took a long time for the community to say no to the practice through a culturally sensitive procedure that aims to eliminate the actual cut but promotes the positive aspects of culture.For better results and for a wider coverage, UNFPA conducted a survey and recommended the REACH programme to operate as an NGO. So, in 2007, REACH was granted NGO status to cover all areas in Uganda that practice female genital mutilation: Sabiny region, Karamoja region, Teso region, Busoga region, parts of Bugisu, p ...
Established in 2000, Kapchorwa Civil Society Organisations Alliance (KACSOA) is an alliance of civil society organisations operating in Kapchorwa, Kween and Bukwo Districts. KACSOA was born out of the realisation that these organizations were working in isolation, with very limited collaboration and interaction, and that poverty issues required joint action and a strong and common voice on issues and concerns with the duty bearers in the quest to address pervasive poverty. From 2007 to date, implementation of programmes was been guided by a strategic plan 2007-2010 which outlined a threefold broad programmatic thrust: Capacity-building, Coordination and Advocacy. Building on that, a new strategic plan has been developed. 2011
KABHURO is constituted by Paralegals trained by Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA) Uganda in 1996 and refreshed by Uganda Land Alliance in 2005 to address widespread human rights needs and land conflicts affecting especially among women and children.In 2002, Action Aid International Uganda (AAIU) appreciated the services of the paralegals and engaged them as implementing partners of human rights issues with emphasis on women