Country: Uganda

P.O Box 24808 Kampala,Millennium Chambers Building, 3rd Floor, Plot 960/961, Entebbe Rd, Kampala, ,

In 2004 Rural Health Promotion and Poverty Alleviation Initiative (RUHEPAI) founders formalised a dream to work with poor rural women and youth in creating a difference in their lives. Six years later, a visible transformation has been made in the lives of people in Birere sub-county of Isingiro District and Ndejje Parish of Wakiso District. There are 939 beneficiaries who are farmers from 64 farmer groups.MissionTo advocate for health and poverty alleviation initiatives that better people

Contact PersonFredica Baguma (Executive Director)
Telephone0414 501 013 / 0772 516 931 / 0703 962 866 / 0775 417 801

P.O. Box 1085, Gulu,Odong Onyango Road, Kanyagoga, ,

Originally founded in Japan to work on the issue of landmines, small arms and child soldiers in South East Asia, Terra Renaissance is now working to promote the re-integration of former LRA child soldiers and poverty reduction in Gulu municipality. It is a member of Gulu District NGO Forum and, since it is registration with NGO Board in April, 2006, has operated operated a vocational training centre at Kanyaoga

Contact PersonOtema Jimmy Fred (Head of Office)
Telephone0712 048 128

P.O. Box 4 , Lyantonde,1/2 km from Lyantonde town along Mbarara road, ,

Rakai Community Based AIDS Organization (RACOBAO) from one of the projects of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) known as Rakai Community Based AIDS Project (RACOBAP). Its major goal was to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS transmission and mitigate the social economic impact of AIDS. The capacity building process of transiting RACOBAP into a local NGO was started in 2006 and ended in 2007. In 2008, RACOBAO started operations with a goal of having HIV/AIDS affected households in Rakai and Lyantonde districts realize their right to access the Uganda Minimum health care package and living in dignity. VisionA Ugandan community where people are free from HIV/AIDS and are living an improved quality of lifeMissionWe exist to empower communities affected by HIV/AIDS and those at risk to respond ...

Category:HIV / AIDS
Contact PersonSsenkima Stephen (Director)
Telephone0392 721 324

Nakawunzo village, Nsinze Sub County,, , , P. o. Box 103

When Evangelist Christopher Besweri Kaswabuli started this organisation, his vision was to have a strong, healthy, productive, motivated and self sustaining community.He hoped to sustainably improve the well being of vulnerable people (adults and children) through provision of supportive services in health, education, HIV- AIDS awareness / prevention.Some of the first activities engaged in included health, education, vocational education and sustainable agriculture. Through the years, BIDA secretariat capacity has grown and our services have expanded to greater parts of the community. We currently operate various programmes that include PMTCT, T.B screening and treatment, maternity care, immunization, HIV/AIDS related infections treatment, family planning, laboratory services, nutrition, ...

Contact PersonTenywa Edward (Director)
Telephone0772 853 323 / 0704 569 275
Date Founded

P.O Box 101 Kanungu,Kanungu Town Council along Kanungu Road, ,

Kanungu District NGO/CBO forum (KNCF) is a local non profit making organization founded by local community based organizations in 2004. The forum started with over 300 community based organizations in 2004 in eleven sub-counties. It has passed through stages of growth and that has reached a strategic position of visibility. Whereas the forum had no functional secretariat, today there is one with a fully paid up coordinator, accountant, and a typist.It boasts of its strengthening wave that trickles down from the district forum to sub -county and to parish forums. This means that we enjoy good information flow and cohesion. We have a motorcycle and three computers. VisionStrong and vibrant civil society organizations and enhanced civic expression Mission To have a strong civil society to pro ...

Contact PersonKaberuka James Ruugi (Secretary to the Executive)
Telephone0782 828 464 / 0703 960 476

P.O. Box 1378 Mbarara,Kasese, Fort Portal Road, opposite Lake View, ,

The Foundation for Aids Orphaned Children (FAOC) is a registered NGO founded in 1994 by Ugandans. It was formed to address the problems that HIV/AIDS orphaned children face in society, by promoting and supporting income generating activities that help in strengthening their economic self sustainability and keeping them as integral members of society.FAOC operates in eight parishes (Kikokwa, Kigyendwa, Nyamuyanja, Kasaana, Kishuro, Kahenda and Kitooha) in Birere Sub County of Isingiro District. FAOC has also extended its services to Masha and Kaberebere Town Council and has supported over 400 households. FAOC implements a goat and pig project supported by the McKnight Foundation.FAOC aims to promoting the lives and situation of aids orphaned children, vulnerable children and youth by helpin ...

Contact PersonBuyinza Boaz (Executive Director)
Telephone0772 922 323

P.O Box 388, Ibanda,Main Street, near Ibanda Town Council Offices, ,

Ibanda District Farmers Forum (IBADIFF) is a local NGO founded in January 2007 by farmers. It started as a result of a need of farmers in Ibanda District to come together, share experiences and network in order to accelerate production, productivity and profitability in agribusiness.IBADIFF aims to provide farmers with agro inputs as well as agriculture and technology development advisory services. Some selected progressive farmers are targeted to host technology demonstration sites which are used for training group members or modern management practices thus leading to adoption of new technology. The demonstration farmers are given more focused support and supervision by service providers and contracted extension workers to upscale their production and become model commercial farmers.Thes ...

Contact PersonMugisha Evode (Chairman)
Telephone0713 468 427

Bamusuuta Parish, Kiboga Town Council, , , P.O.Box 67

Back in the late

Contact PersonNanvubya Esther ( Chairperson )
Telephone0772 393 760 / 0779 396 484
Date Founded

P.O. Box 1374, Mbarara,Plot 46/47 Akiiki Nyabongo Road, (MBADIFA Building), ,

Founded in 2003, Mbarara District Civil Society Organizations

Contact PersonGershom Matsiko (Coordinator)
Telephone0752 625 331

P.O Box, 13 Kalangala,Lutoboka road, Kalangala Town council, ,

Kalangala District Education Forum (KADEFO) is a community based organisation formed after the people of Kalangala were concerned with the low levels of quality education and thus required special efforts to overcome hindrances in the education sector. The poor access to quality education was exhibited through low enrolment in primary schools and poor academic performance in national examinations. Therefore it was formed to promote activities geared towards ensuring that all children, youth and adults in Kalangala access education that is relevant for the developmental needs of the district through community mobilization and advocacy and lobbying.Vision A functionary literate society Core Values High integrity, Transparency, Teamwork and ResourcefulnessKey strategyTo build a well informed ...

Contact PersonSsenyanja Peter (Coordinator)
Telephone0782 467 582

C/O Bushenyi Medical Centre (BMC) P.o Box 347,Bushenyi,Mutojo T/C, Kyangyenyi Sub-county, Sheema District, ,

LEGAL STATUS Integrated Rural Youth Development Initiatives (IRYODI) is an indigenous, non-governmental, non-profit making, non-denominational, charitable organization founded in 2001. The Organization was first registered with the NGO Board of Uganda in 2005 (Reg. No 5914/5596) GOVERNANCEIRYODI is governed according to its Articles and Memorandum of Association. It has a membership of 312 and an Executive Board composed of 7 people chaired by Board Chairperson. It has a secretariat consisting of five full-time paid employees as well as 43 volunteers. GEOGRAPHICAL COVERAGEIRYODI is licensed to operate in the original Bushenyi District which has recently been divided into five new districts. VISIONA healthy and self sustaining rural youth MISSION STATEMENTTo play an active role in the ...

Contact PersonOwoyesiga Asa (Executive Director)
Telephone0702 341 476/0772 611 807

Kigimbi, nyanga ward, K.I.T.C, , , P.O BOX 17

With the initial objectives to create unity for development, add value to farm products, get market for bi-products and instigate a saving culture coupled with credit facilities, Bamanya.A.Moses and Muhwezi Ben started the organisation for development purposes. The main focus areas included value addition, marketing plus piggery training.The very first activities we carried out included saving and credit facilities, piggery farming, apiary farming and tree/fruit and vegetable farming.We set out with about 5 million shillings but as of now we have approximately 8 million shillings in cash and about 3 million shillings in kind which totals to about 13 million shillings. Our customer base has also enlarged.The registered changes have enabled us start a hotel and bar for pork at Kabwohe town ...

Contact PersonBamanya Al- cortez Moses (Director)
Telephone0700 683 582 / 0782 446 456 / 0772 634 123
Date Founded

Kisugu, , , 31042

Mwana wa gwanga is a Uganda based foundation registered under the umbrella of non-governmental organization with mandate to carry out specific duties based on the young children   Ways to Help a Needy Child Assist young children by setting up schools, tertiary institutions, orphanage, quality health care units, sensitize on family planning and medical care that finance. Its my ambition and God’s call that we focused on the definiteness and vulnerable children....    Our specific objective is to identify these needy children in most vulnerable areas such as war areas and compile suitable and relevant teaching for different levels of training in sports and other skills of training and provide trained personnel to support with the upbringing of these children in order t ...

Contact PersonBobson B
Telephone0414692487, 0704575328
Date Founded

P.o Box 160,Mbale,Manafwa District headquarters,C.D.O's Office, ,

Manafwa Civil Society Network (MACINET) is located in the Eastern Uganda bordering the Republic of Kenya on the East, Bududa District in the North, Mbale to the West and Tororo in the Southwest. Population/DemographyAbout 98% of the population lives in the rural areas. There are a few trading centers where the remaining 2% tend to live while practicing small scale trade. Females are the majority up to 51%. The social/economic status of the population is steadily developing. Agriculture is the major economic activity which includes livestock and subsistence farming. Education has been a priority for mainly boys i.e. 60% boys and 40% girls. Water and sanitation is generally poor where safe water covers only 40% of the area.Our only source of funding is through membership contributions. Vis ...

Contact PersonWalera John Wasyu (Cordinator)
Telephone0782 800 685

P.O.Box 80, Kiboga,2nd Street, Lufula Zone, Kiboga Town Council, ,

Kiboga District NGO/CBO Forum was established in as an alliance of civil society organizations operating in Kiboga district. This was an offshoot of the realization that civil society organizations in the district were working in isolation with very limited collaboration and interaction. Poverty issues required joint action, a strong and common voice on issues and concerns with the duty bearers in the quest to have it addressed. Currently, the Forum has a membership of 89 registered organizations.The organizational structure The forum comprises of the General Assembly as the supreme body composed of the membership of 89 organizations operating in Kiboga District. The general Assembly elects a 7-member executive committee mandated to formulate policy and supervise the secretariat that manag ...

Contact PersonEdward Kyagulanyi (Coordinator)
Telephone0362 274 538 / 0774 165 251

P.O Box 38, Aduku, ,

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 ...

Contact PersonOlam Geofrey ( Lead Facilitator )
Telephone0392 912 088 / 0774 106 499

P.O Box 209 Bushenyi,Off Liberation Road, Behind Delta Petrol Station, Central Division, Ishaka Municipality, Bushenyi District, ,

Western Ankole Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) (formerly Bushenyi District Civil Society Organisations Forum -BUDCOF) was established in 2005 as an apex independent and all-inclusive platform for Civil Society Organisations operating in the Ankole Region comprising the 5 districts of Bushenyi, Mitooma, Rubirizi, Buhweju and Sheema. Its primary constituency and owners are NGOs in their diversity and configurations, but its platform is open to other interest groups within a broadly defined civil society. It focuses on issues and processes that concern the NGO Sector.The Forum

Contact PersonKakonge Apollo Lee
Telephone0752 177 293

P.o Box 80 Kagadi Kibaale District Kagadi Town Council Hoima Road Opposite St. Luke COU, ,

This networking organisation for NGOs and Community Based Organisations in Kibaale District was formed in 2003. It aims to give a collective voice to Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) through policy research, lobbying and building member organisations

Contact PersonPaul Mulindwa (Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0751 059 950

Bulange Sub County, Namutumba District, , , P. o. Box 53

It was started by the coordinator with the aim of uplifting the youth Growing of maize, Groundnut, tomatoes, poultry keeping and brick laying were the first activities we took up.Our members have acquired different skills such as lobby and advocacy, plus proposal writing skills which helped in acquiring the CDD Funds. There is a significant shift in standard of living and people have the basic needs.Currently, we have planted 700 orange tree seedlings which we are nurturing. We also carry out voluntary counseling and testing.We have grown to attain registration with Namutumba District NGO Forum and affiliation with other NGOs/ networks. We provide Loan schemes where members access loans to run their projects.We sometimes encounter challenges with finances being minimal and the secretariat ...

Contact PersonMwisi Farouk (Coordinator)
Telephone0752 278 896
Date Founded

P.O Box 11Pader Town Council, Opposite World Vision Office, ,

Pader NGO Forum was formed in 2002. It is an umbrella of all civil society organisations in Pader District. It was formed to ensure that the civil society organisations are empowered socially and economically. There were problems identified as below:

Contact PersonOdong George Otto (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 971 722