Country: Uganda

P.O. Box 81 Busembatia,Plot 18, Kaiti Road, Namutumba, ,

Namutumba District NGO Forum is a non-governmental, non-profit, non-political, inter-denominational, charitable organisation, established in 2006 by a group of volunteers as a response to a crisis caused by poverty in rural and urban communities in Uganda and in Namutumba in particular. It works with poor and marginalized rural and urban people in groups such as NGOs, community-based and faith-based organisations.The Forum works to improve the lives of its members and also promote self reliance. It operates in different fields of capacity building, advocacy, lobbying to explore different opportunities for the member organisations since they are the implementers in Namutumba.Our development program focuses mainly on ensuring that the member organisations are able to stand on their own even ...

Contact PersonKisame Umaru (Coordinator)
Telephone0712 965 382 / 0784 259 211 / 0434 660 341
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P.O Box 1521,Mbarara,Plot 21 Mackhansigh Street, Mbarara, ,

Mbarara Women Development Organisation is a non-profit women

Contact PersonJolly. K. Mugisha (Director)
Telephone0702 465 134/0772 347 276
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P.O Box 335, Fort Portal,Kitumba, Nyakagongo Road, Opposite Kataraka Health Centre, Fort Portal, ,

www.parentsconcern.co.org

Parents Concern for Young People (PCYP) was founded as a result of increased number of orphans and other vulnerable children, worrying levels of poverty, high prevalence rates of HIV/AIDS, and other sexual reproductive health problems in the Rwenzori region.VisionAn educated, healthy, economically empowered and HIV/AIDS free societyMission To provide support, education and skills to address HIV/AIDS and improve the general welfare of all people through multi-strategic approachValuesIntegrity, volunteerism, loyalty, credibility, commitmentTarget groups1. Children & youth; Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC), child headed families, the needy, parenting teens and the abandoned 2. Vulnerable groups ; the very poor, the homeless, People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWAs), widows, widowe ...

Contact PersonHenry Mehangye (Executive Director), Sabiiti Fenekansi (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 481 481 /0772 888 149 / 0752 888 149 / 0483 425 142
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P.O Box 24011 Kampala,Plot 4A, Kimera Ntinda, ,

www.nurru.or.ug

Representatives of 25 member organisations established NURRU in 1994 to spearhead demand

Contact PersonMr. Obot David (Executive Director)
Telephone0414 288 781
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P.O. Box 93, Sironko,Asoni Kaggwa zone, Bukolooto Ward, Kayunga Town Council, On Kayunga , ,

Youth and Persons with Disability (s) Integrated Development Association (YOPDIDA) was the first of its kind to be established to address the needs and provide remedies to the causes of increasing number of Persons with disabilities (PWDs), high youth school drops, orphans due to HIV/AIDS, neglected and isolated vulnerable children (OVCs) and women. VisionA society with equal opportunities for all the most vulnerable categories of personsMissionCreation of a united voice for the most vulnerable group of persons such as those with disabilities, youth out of school, women, poor orphans, parents to those with disabilities, and elderly guardians affected and infected by HIV/AIDS, to advocate for their rights, equalization of opportunities, to involve and sensitize the communities of factors th ...

Category:Disability
Contact PersonSheikh Kabali Idris (Director )
Telephone0772 851 365 / 0701 851 361 / 0772 961 682 / 0772 516 714
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P.o Box 378, Bushenyi,Plot 13,Liberation Road,Bushenyi Town, ,

EPCOC was founded by 12 members after realising the many challenges that face humanity.MissionTo empower people with skills to deal with their personal, group and organisational challengesVisionWe look forward to a Uganda free of poverty, ignorance and disease in all aspects of reproductive health.EPCOC specialises in thematic areas of HIV/AIDS and reproductive health, capacity building counselling and environmental conservation.Activities

Contact PersonManyire Edgar(Director)
Telephone0701 586 365/0772 586 365/0753 586 365
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P.O Box 08 Bwongera,Plot 16, Ntungamo Rd. to Nyamunuka, Rukungiri Rd, ,

Was started by women & widows affected with HIV/AIDS in both districts

Category:HIV / AIDS
Contact PersonTwinamatsiko Aidah (Chairperson)
Telephone0782 482 683/0759 482 683
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Budhatemwa, Bukonte, Nsinze Sub County, ,

The fellowship was started by Church of Uganda to help the community understand God; improve sanitation and Child care in homes. The fellowship started with evangelism in the community and supporting the vulnerable groups of people like elderly. We have seen the people grow spiritually, moral uprightness improved, and there is a reduction in domestic violence. We also started offering counselling sessions which are on-going.Today, on top of the above mentioned services, we also hold community outreach seminars on income generation (farming) and also house a NAADS farming project.The organisation has been able to partner with the Namutumba District NGO Forum and the district health office.However, our delivery some activities such as care and treatment, transport for the peer educators, pro ...

Contact PersonJohn Azalwa (Chairperson)
Telephone0772 301 766
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P.O Box 219, Ntungamo,Peoples, ,

The Forum is a legal entity that was started in 1997. It registered with the NGO Board in 2002 (under the Non Governmental Registration Statute of 1989) and, in the same year, under the Companies Act as a company limited by guarantee.Mission To ensure one, coherent voice for the development of Ntungamo district through good governanceVision To have a vibrant, self sustaining civil society Objectives

Contact PersonRutagonya Vincent (Chairperson)
Telephone0772 669 780 / 0702 700 304
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P.O.Box 1074 Gulu,Kal parish along Gulu-Juba rd. 40km from Gulu town, Amuru district, ,

Gwokke Ber Two Pe Yero is a beneficiary oriented grass root organization that was started by internally displaced persons. With the help of a dedicated board, currently the organization is undergoing a fundamental process, geared towards registering with the National NGO Board, National NGO forum and consolidating its resource mobilization so as to more effectively and efficiently reach a larger marginalized community. The formation of Gwokke Ber Two Pe Yero was based on the following philosophy;

Category:Health
Contact PersonOtara Stephen White (Program Director)
Telephone047 135 735 / 0772 552 379
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Agururu A2 Delhi R/d, , , P.O.Box, 686, Tororo

Five youths in the community of Agola village yearned to help orphans and vulnerable children in their education and also wanted to see them become better responsible adults. In order to achieve their dream, the youths started this organisation. They hoped that the children will complete their education, and with the relevant skills acquired through vocational training, be innovative and create their own jobs for self sufficiency, thus breaking the cycle of poverty and dependency amongst themselves and families.They did not stop at dreaming and hoping, they started by supporting orphans and vulnerable children who receive formal education, emotional and psycho-social support. The first group of children who were supported is now settled and lives a happy life.Since the inception of their d ...

Contact PersonOsinde John Paul (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 435 377
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Date Founded

P.O Box 88, Kazo, Rushere, Kiruhura District,Kazo-Burunga Road ,Kazo Town Council, ,

Kiruhura District Civil Society Organisations

Contact PersonTumusiime K Erison (Director)
Telephone0783 976 368
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C/o Coordinator-BUDCOF, P.O Box 209,BushenyiBushenyi-Ishaka adjacent to Bushenyi-Ishaka Municipality Head Office,, ,

Awake Ankole (AA) is human rights focused and advocacy oriented. AA underscores the promotion of social justice, good governance, human rights and fostering democratic participation of citizens in the overall development process. The vision of AA is to have a prosperous, equitable society, cherishing democracy and good governance. The aim of AA is to empower communities in the Ankole region to know and realise their rights and responsibilities and influence policies that promote good governance, democracy and rule of law for sustainable development and good quality of life. Core values Non-sectarianism Gender equality Integrity and transparency Collective action Volunteerism Collaboration and partnership Strategic Objectives To promote human rights, institutionalism, ...

Contact PersonJohn Tumusiime (Executive Director)
Telephone0703 315 966/0772 631 221
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IBANDA CHILD FOUNDATION (ICF)

, , P.O.BOX 260

This is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing opportunity for poor talented and skillful Children in Uganda through Education.   VISION To have a successful generation of both talented and skillful boys and girls who have no support. MISSION To promote the socio-economic welfare and sustainable development for self-sufficiency amongst the youth both boys and girls through imparting knowledge and skills in order to make them successful individuals. Aims and Objectives I. To empower needy youths both boys and girls of community to engage in income generating activities for physical, visible and tangible socio-economic transformations of their households so as to reduce poverty. II. To promote initiatives to end socio-economic hindrances such us HIV/Aids, Gender Based Violenc ...

Category:Directory
Contact PersonNUWAGABA HERBERT
Telephone+256-705-278678
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P.O Box 967, Lira,Soroti Road, Opposite FAPAD Offices, 1st Floor on Nyeko-Balikare Business Premise,Lira, ,

The organization started after the 23- year- post war conflict in Northern Uganda that left hundreds of thousands of innocent people massacred, thousands of people displaced in refugee camps, properties looted, destroyed and vandalized, innocent lives and houses set ablaze by the rebels. Many youth and children were abducted, raped and defiled resulting in to HIV/AIDS infection and other diseases, dropped out of school, others left parent-less, homeless and not accessing basic education, to mention but a few.In a bid to address the outlined catastrophes, FONU was founded to alleviate the sufferings of these innocent people and restore hope in their lives. It started with distribution of food and non-food items, supporting school-going children through scholastic materials and tuition fees ...

Contact PersonOwani Ken Allan (Executive Director)
Telephone0782 346 922 / 0753 346 922
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Date Founded

Mugurusi Road, Fort Portal Town, , P.O Box 870, Fort Portal

www.ride-africa.org

Ride Africa was formed in 1996 by a group of women social workers with the purpose of advocating for promotion of women and children rights. Our first activities entailed promoting accountability and transparency among local leaders in service delivery, civic competence, supporting children

Contact PersonRukidi Sam (Director)
Telephone0772 463 522
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Date Founded

Mulinira Zone, Bukoto, , P.O Box 15383, Clock Tower Kampala

www.joyforchildren.org

The organisation was started by a group of young professionals with the desire to improve the situation of children through welfare services and child rights advocacy and awareness creation. The organisation was hoping to uphold the four pillars of UNCRC of participation, on discrimination, best interests of child and growth survival and development. We started with Child rights promotion campaigns and community based response in preventing violence against children. With time, we adopted

Contact PersonNtenga Moses (Executive Director)
Telephone0712982301
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Date Founded

P.o Box 1160,Mbale,Buwabwala Sub-county Head quaters, ,

Namisindwa Rural development Initiative

Contact PersonKhisa Sam Khabusi (Secretary)
Telephone0782 800 685 / 0785 170 415
Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD)

Plot 1601/2 Kiwanga Estate- Namanve, , , P.O.Box 7339, Kampala

www.unadeaf.org

Uganda National Association of the Deaf (UNAD) is a non government and voluntary organization bringing together all categories of Deaf persons in Uganda including those with multiple disabilities like Deaf-Blind persons. Formed in 1973, UNAD was registered as Non Governmental Organization (NGO) in 1989. It is a national umbrella organization for all grass root associations of Deaf persons in Uganda. UNAD is consulted by the government and NGOs on matters concerning Deaf persons and Deafness. UNAD is affiliated to the World Federation of the Deaf (WFD) which has a consultative status with the UN. Our corporate aim and vision is to achieve equity for all deaf people in Uganda. This means we are working towards ensuring that deaf people get the best possible in all walks of their lives, ...

Contact PersonAmbrose Murangira
Telephone+256-414 532 875
Fax+256-414-541874
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Nyantungo road, kyenjojo town, , P.O Box 783, kyenjojo

Development foundation for rural areas (DEFORA) was started in 1994 by seven committed rural philanthropists to address the plight of marginalized poor rural communities mostly women and children and help them improve their livelihoods. DEFORA desires to see an economically empowered, self sustaining, healthy and peaceful society.Our initial activities involved community mobilization and sensitization on human rights awareness campaigns, advocacy and lobbying, HIV/AIDS prevention, care and support, PMTCT and HCT, vocational education to OVCs who had dropped out of school.We continue to operate with all the above activities in addition to offering small grants to identified and trained community groups; conducting UWEZO annual learning assessments; implementing community empowerment program ...

Contact PersonRev. Stephen Kalyebara
Telephone0782 484 901 or 0704 937 377
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Date Founded