Country: Uganda

Plot 20 Tagore Street, , , P.O.Box 128,Tororo

Community Vision was started in 1999 with a group of seven community workers who desired to develop their own community and country through initiating development efforts at the grass root level.Our first activities includedi. HIV/AIDS prevention and support programmesii. Microfinanceiii. Agricultural skillsiv. Capacity building for local leaders and CBOs v. Orphans support programmesvi. Nutrition and early childhood programmes vii. Succession planning for PLWASCurrently, we have four main programmes namely; microfinance, children and youth, vocational training, and public information, education and communication.Our first programmes rolled out at district level, in Tororo, but now we operate at national level and the increased in number from 7 to 23. We have also grow ...

Category:Microfinance
Contact PersonCharles Lubega(Programme Manager)
Telephone0772 484 589
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Date Founded

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

P.o Box 931,Mbale,Kanikwa Village,Nkoma Parish,Namanyonyi Sub-county, ,

Kanika Peasant and Orphanage Project (K.P.O.P) is a community based organisation which was formed in 2001 with only nine founder members and registered in 2002 under community development office in Mbale and NGO Board.The organization is operating in Kanika Village in Nkoma Parish in Namanyonyi sub-county in Bunghokho County in Mbale. It is managed with three part time paid staff and a total of 80 fully registered members. VisionTo provide a platform where the community contributes to the well being of orphans and vulnerable children and their households ObjectiveTo deliver integrated quality essential; services to orphans and vulnerable children and their households in Namanyonyi by 2013 Its major objectives are;

Contact PersonNgoloba Silver (Cordiantor)/Nandudu Jamila(Chairperson)
Telephone0751 593 440 / 0776 593 440 / 0757 459 076

P.O. Box 50, Amolator,Amolatar Town Council, Corner Aputi cell, Namasale road, ,

Lango Samaritan Initiative Organisation (LSIO) was founded in 2006 and administered by development oriented persons to create a peaceful society where Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVCs), People living with HIV/AIDS, widows and other disadvantaged groups of people can realise their potential.Vision A Uganda in which children, orphans, widows, HIV/AIDS victims and other marginalized groups enjoy the same rights and freedom as any other human being with due respect to their nature and values as they grow and live in the society.MissionTo reach out to those in needy situations and improve the standard of living of the disadvantaged in collaboration with stake holders within and outside the countryOverall organization goalDeveloped self esteem and improved living conditions of needy c ...

Contact PersonAyo Anthony (Executive Director)
Telephone0772 614 436 / 0702 614 436 / 0755 614 436
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P.O.Box 592 Kasese Plot 13 Cresent Road Kasese Munincipality, ,

Rwenzori African Development Foundation (RADF) is a private, voluntary and Non-governmental organization working in collaboration with local governments, NGOs, community based organizations, women groups, youth groups and others towards improving the social economic well-being of the rural and urban people of the Rwenzori Region.RADF was founded in May 2007 by a team of development workers who met and resolved to create of a development path for the Rwenzori Region. VisionAn empowered and self reliant community living quality and dignified lives in peaceful co-existenceMissionTo strengthen the capacities and empower the rural and urban communities thereby helping to improve their living standardsObjectiveTo build and strengthen the capacity and competences of the rural and urban communitie ...

Contact PersonMuhindo Jackson Rukara- Programmes Manager
Telephone0483 444 616
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P.O Box 445, Kabale,Kabale Municipality, Plot 110 SWUWS Building, Kabale-Mbarara Road, ,

www.ugandakick.net

Established in 2003, Kick Corruption Out of Kigezi (KICK) brings together registered civil society fora operating in Kigezi region. The founding members are Kanungu NGO/CBO Forum, Kisoro District NGO/CBO Forum, Rukungiri District Civil Society Forum and Kabale District Civil Society Forum. It was officially registered in 2004 as a coalition of civil society organizations to empower communities to fight corruption. VisionA corrupt- free societyMissionTo facilitate the empowerment of communities in order to make them act independently, participating in anti-corruption society processes and advocate for human rightsStrategic Objectives

Contact PersonBernard Kahigi (Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0772 528 664 / 0782 472 880
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Ntwetwe Subcounty, Kyankwanzi District, , , P.O Box 56, Kiboga

FOSEDE was started by a group of community members with the aim of promoting sustainable community development through improving standards of living for the rural people in the district.We first engaged in HIV / AIDS awareness, sensitisation and counselling, nutrition and early childhood development services, Child Growth Monitoring and Promotion, and Water and Sanitation.Our current programmes include

Contact PersonSsonko James ( CBO Facilitator )
Telephone0414 235 790
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Date Founded

P.O. Box 82, Koboko,Yibongo Cell, Moyo Road, Koboko Town Council, ,

Koboko Youth in Development (KOYID) was founded by a group of progressive youth who felt concerned about the development needs and challenges affecting them and the wider community of Koboko. The challenges to be addressed included but not limited to poverty, low education attainment, HIV/AIDS, hygiene and sanitation, youth unemployment and environmental degradation.We envision the empowerment of the youth to identify, mobilize and utilize the available resources for integral development. The mission is reaching to all the youth and the entire people of Koboko to realize and attain an economically, politically and socially empowered, competent and creative community for integral development. KOYID strives at creating a meaningful platform for youth participation in championing integral de ...

Contact PersonBongo Patrick Namisi (Coordinator)
Telephone0476 660 366 / 0712 243 001
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P.O Box 383, Kitgum,Kitgum Town, opposite Warchild Offices, Senior Quarters, ,

Kitgum Women Peace Initiative (KIWEPI) is a community based organisation registered with Kitgum District government and Community Development Office, and a member of the Kitgum NGO Forum.KIWEPI was initiated in April 2000 by a group of voluntary women when the Lord

Contact PersonCanogura Faddy Gladys (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 544 827/ 0794 350 828
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Mukono, Kigombya village P.O.Box 30562 KAMPALA, , , 256

Bukunja Gwogwe Development Association was founded by five directors in Mukono district.At present it operates in two districts (Mukono and Buikwe) because of the current demarcation of original districts (formation of new districts).Currently the organization is engaged in training youths in carpentry and joinery. 240 youths have acquired these skills. We have visited 150 homes in Ngogwe sub-county educating and sensitizing locals on primary health care and HIV/AIDS awareness.Our future plan is to embark on comprehensive tree planting in and Buikwe districts for carpentry in future since the main product of the project is timber.In collaboration with other local community based organisations, we have plans to organize more seminars, workshops and meetings to sensitise communities on prim ...

Contact PersonMukwata Gimmy
Telephone0772 566 459 / 0752 699 002
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P.O Box 972, Gulu,Plot 3-11 Olam Sisto Road Layibi Orubu, ,

www.teamsonline.org

TEAMS was formed ten years ago to empower the vision of the local churches in Gulu. It was in the period of sever suffering as a result of the civil war which lasted over 20 years. Dr. Liam Chapman from UK initiated the programme after physically experiencing the war in Gulu for some good period of time. He then worked with the local Christian churches in collaboration with donors and international organisations from UK so that the needs of the local people could be addressed.The donations TEAMS gets from UK are used to empower the following sectors:

Contact PersonDr. Liam Chapman (Director)/ Gabriel Lajul
Telephone+447 940 567 931 / 0757 511 059 / 0772 646 256
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Kagadi Town Council, near kagadi hospital, Kibaale District, , , P.O Box 166 kagadi

The founders had a mission of transforming the rural poor Ugandans from peasantry society to modern and self sustainable, in pursuit of peace, democracy, patriotism as well as unity in diversity. They hoped to achieve a society where people live in dignity and decent life.They therefore set out with HIV prevention campaigns through drama, radio talk shows, live testimonies, voluntary counselling and testing as well as supporting income generating activities such as bee keeping for people living with HIV.As an organisation, we grew from a CBO to and NGO in 2009 and opened up opportunity for local, national and international members from individual membership, and started establishing model gardens at local levels.We currently offer Health development programmes, economic community programm ...

Category:HIV / AIDS
Contact PersonAkweteireho Amiri (Executive Director)
Telephone0772396106
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Date Founded

P.O. Box 4, Kaberamaido,Kangai Road (opposite township playground), Kaberamaido Town Council, ,

Kaberamaido District NGO Forum (KADINGOF) is a civil society organization (CSO) registered with the National NGO Board in 2006 and the Registrar of Companies in 2007. The Forum was established in 2001 to co-ordinate and support the activities of CSOs in the District through capacity building, networking and advocacy.VisionA well governed and sustainably transformed community in Kaberamaido District where men and women determine their own destiny. MissionTo promote CSOs

Contact PersonRoselinda Oyuu
Telephone0454 448 609 / 0772 438 266

Plot 2 Kirumba Road, Masaka, , , P.O Box 1986

Established in 2003, it served as a hub for private sector-led development in central region. The overall goal was to contribute to the National strategy of eradicating poverty by promoting sustainable livelihoods through income generation activities, with a strategic focus on commercialising agriculture and building an inclusive micro finance industry in the region.Our first activities involved business consultancy and advisory services, capacity building for Microfinance Institutions, Village Savings and Loan Associations, and institutions.Since our inception, we have been able to extend our services to 15 districts and broaden our resource base as a result of investing the profits realised.Today, we train in credit management and savings mobilisation, help member organisations in design ...

Category:Microfinance
Contact PersonSarah Nabukeera
Telephone0772 448 812
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Date Founded

, , P.O Box 280 Kisoro

www.mcdou.org

The Mgahinga Community Development Organisation (MCDO) is an umbrella group comprising of several groups, associations and educational facilities, united by a common goal of improving the lives of the people of Mgahinga. MCDO supports the development of sustainable projects that result in a harmonious and positive coexistence between the Mgahinga community and the surrounding environments, that benefit the community economically and that preserve local environments and species.    Lake Mutanda and the surrounding Mgahinga community are situated in the shadow of the Virunga Mountains. This south western corner of Uganda is truly at the heart of the African continent, where the mountain range straddles the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo; and provides a haven ...

Category:Directory
Contact PersonEdison Ndayambaje
Telephone+256782306973
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Lorika Road, Moroto Municipality, , P.O Box 27, Moroto

CLIDE was started by a group of five members with the hope of providing Animal Health Services in the areas of operation.We started by training Community Animal Health Workers (CAHWs) on management of animal health and peace building and conflict resolution.As a strategy to reduce conflict and encourage peaceful coexistence and sharing of natural resources we achieved resettlement of communities along the border area prone to conflict in such areas like Nabwal and Nakoyot (for Bokora and Pian communities).We have also attained school enrollment for more than 200 school age going children and equipped communities with drug kits of CAHWs.Today, we handle peace building and conflict resolution, Village Savings and Loan Associations (revolving loans to groups), Animal Health management, agricu ...

Category:Health
Contact PersonDr. Otim Moses (Team Leader)
Telephone0772 467 474 / 0782 658 151
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Date Founded

P.O. Box 162, Ntungamo,Rushooka Centre, Kayonza Sub-county, Rushenyi County, Ntungamo District, ,

Rushooka Orphans Education Centre (ROEC) was fully registered in 1993 under the NGO National Registration Statute of 1989 and under the Companies Act as a company limited by guarantee. In 2003 it also registered with the Ministry of Education and Sports

Contact PersonRutagonya Vincent (Executive Director)
Telephone0772 669 780 / 0702 700 304
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Plot 6/7 Tino Close, Lira Municipality, , P.O Box 96, Lira

Rose Ogwal led a group of women to start the organization in 1994 in order to improve the lives of suffering-women after years of wars in northern Uganda.The group started with activities such as tailoring, baking, small scale businesses, home based care for people living with HIV/AIDS and poultry demonstration project. To this day, the group is still function with active projects in tailoring, village savings and small credit facility, home based care for people living with HIV/AIDS, support to young women through training and counseling, and growing crops together with animal husbandry.All these efforts make us proud because we have improved the lives of women through empowerment with knowledge and skills, raised their income and standard of living through entrepreneurship, and helped th ...

Contact PersonTom Ogweng (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 921 459; 0772 962 655
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Date Founded

Kalbum House Harukoto , , P.O Box 389, Fort Portal

After receiving our first certificate in 1991, the concerned Ugandans living in the old Kabarole District were motivated by the zeal to improve the welfare of majority rural peasants from the Ruwenzori region. They worked towards creating an environment for men and women to undertake income generating activities.In this regard, the first activities involved supporting preventive health activities to guarantee healthy living, advocating for an environment for men and women to undertake income generating activities as well as supporting activities in areas of sustainable agriculture and animal husbandry.Moving forward, we are working for better ? soil fertility? Soil and water conservation ? Crop and animal husbandry? Nutrition and early childhood development? Adolescent repro ...

Contact PersonMugisa R.C. Ronald (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 603 669
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Date Founded

P.o Box 43, Ibanda,Opposite Taxi Park, Rubare Cell, Ibanda Town Council, ,

Ibanda Women

Contact PersonKamugisha Mollen (Secretary)
Telephone0782 316 555 / 0772 513 045
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