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P.O Box 27789, Kampala,Bukadde Magezi Building-Ndeeba,2nd floor,

www.alfordev.org

Action Line for Development (ALFORD) was established as an NGO that supports community initiatives in three programs areas namely, education, Health, secure livelihood and national volunteering scheme.MissionTo educate community empowerment and care for the disadvantaged and poor communities in the UgandaVisionTo have holistic approach to self

Contact PersonEric Mwanje (Programmes Director)
Telephone0414 274 388 /0784 570 418 /0752 655 919
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P.O Box 1021,Kyenjojo,Kyenjojo Town Council,

The organization was started by seven agro business Makerere University graduates with the aim of achieving improved agricultural entrepreneurship and innovation with the objective of having agriculture commercialized it being the backbone of Uganda

Contact PersonMukonyezi Francis
Telephone0783 920 076 / 0755 904 250
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Date Founded

P. o Box 79, Jinja,Plot 2 Main Street, General Post Office Building,

www.freetocharities.org.uk/bidev

Bakatawamu Information and Development Empowerment (BIDE) was initially formed as a women

Contact PersonPatrick Tazuba (Director)
Telephone0434 243 392 / 0776 611 669 / 0752 611 669
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P.O Box 340471 Kampala,Head office; Annex B Building Bulange Mengo,

www.bucadef.org

Buganda Cultural and Development Foundation (BUCADEF) was established by the Buganda Kingdom after recognition that Buganda was endowed with many untapped human and material resource and these could be harnessed for the betterment of the community. Vision A dignified quality of life for the people in BugandaMission Promote and foster the social and economic advancement of all people of Buganda using culture blended with modern management styles to cause sustainable developmentObjectives

Contact PersonKabonge Charles (Ag. Chief Executive Officer)
Telephone0414 271 870
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Plot 7 Koche Road, Namakwekwe Estates, Northern Division, Mbale District. P.O.Box 2335 Mbale, , , 256

BUCINET was formed as a result of the need to create a platform through which civil society organisations operating in Bugisu sub-region could contribute to public policy through advocacy, networking, and partnership and information exchange for sustainable development.This was as a result of domestic violence, human rights violation, conflicts and the flow of Internally Displaced People (IDPs) from Teso, Karamoja fugitive of those wars. At that time, many IDPs came to Bugisu to take refugee. As a result, there was too much pressure on resources as everybody fought for a share. This created tension among indigenous people around. Therefore the network was formed to act as a consortium where all CSOs in Bugisu could work together to address this challenge. BUCINET was formed by individuals ...

Contact PersonMugalya Aggrey (Coordinator)
Telephone0454 43397 / 0782 156 517
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Kansanga, Kiwuliriza Zone P.O. Box 7224 KAMPALA, , , 256

www.build-africa.org

Build Africa Uganda (BAU) is affiliated to Build Africa (BA), an international development organization with 30 years experience working in some of the poorest regions of the world. BA works through partner organizations, sharing a jointly developed mission, vision, values, objectives and operating procedures. BA started its operation in Uganda in 1996 and during the last 14 years has focused on youth education and enterprise development. The scope of programmes in recent years has included support to universal primary education, vocational training, agricultural enterprise, village savings and loans associations and HIV prevention amongst youth. BAU currently operates in eastern Uganda in the districts of: Kumi, Ngora, and Bukedea whilst in south western Uganda it operates in Masindi, K ...

Contact PersonApollo B. Gabazira (Country Director)
Telephone0414 267 828/9
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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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Kagadi central ward-kagadi town council, , P.O. Box 96 kagadi

A group of individuals started the organisations in order to keep the older persons active and pass on their knowledge to the young people in a collective voice. They hoped to achieve the continuity of shared knowledge through the young generation, improved income, improved health practices through awareness campaigns.The first activities we engaged in were peace and conflict resolution campaigns, apiary projects-bee keeping for commercial purposes, saving and credit-SACCO and community mobilisation for membership.Over the years we

Contact PersonRev. Apuuli B. Brown Patrick(Executive Director)
Telephone0782 553 995
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Date Founded

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 ...

Contact PersonSarah Nabukeera
Telephone0772 448 812
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Date Founded

P.O.Box 16673 Kampala,Plot 15 Kitgum Road, Unyama Trading Centre,

www.childcareuagnda.org

Childcare Development Organization (CDO) Uganda seeks to improve the socio-economic well being of vulnerable and orphaned children and families.CDO Uganda is a story of commitment by its founders to bring love, hope and help to address the challenges faced by thousands of children in Northern Uganda, who have been orphaned by 23 years civil war and affected by the HIV AIDS pandemic. These children need health, education and care. CDO Uganda works to empower communities to meet the needs of the children and work with families and household members to enable them provide health and education services to their very vulnerable children. Focus ProgramsHealth care and Medical service development

Contact PersonHope Okeny
Telephone0714 310 623/ 0714 768 772
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P.O Box 963, Gulu,Alokolum Kirombe Sub-ward, Layibi Division, Gulu Municipality,

Our organization was founded by Late Rev. Fr. Paul Otolini, Rev. Sr Jovanah Calabria and Rev. Sr Dr. Dorina Tadielo. They were later joined by the late Dr. Mathew Lukwiya and a group of volunteer parishioners of Gulu cathedral parish. It was founded to provide care and support to people infected by HIV/AIDS who were then being stigmatized and abandoned by their families and relatives. This was a Christian response to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic.The first activities of the organization included home visits and praying with the sick; transportation of bed ridden sick people to Lacor hospital; collection and distribution of food items and clothing by volunteers to the sick; training and animation of volunteers in caring for the sick; HIV/AIDS awareness rising and behavior change education targeting ...

Contact PersonOpiyo Masimo (Executive Director)
Telephone0392 761 741/ 0787 070 807/ 0788 708 797/ 0777 370 677
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Rock Crescent West R/d, Western Division, , , P.O.Box 376, Tororo

A group of youths in Tororo district Western Division realized the need to alleviate poverty that was affecting them because they were facing a threat of unemployment, health issues among others. It

Contact PersonWanyama Cyrus (Executive Chairman)
Telephone0702 123 556
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Date Founded

P.O Box 692 Kampala ,Plot No. 2809, Muyenga Tank Hill Road, ,

Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI) was founded with mandates focused on mobilizing and empowering communities to carry out activities in areas of; enhancing food security, backing efforts in primary health care among urban dwellers, supporting income generating activities in agriculture, environment protection, water and sanitation.Over years, CIDI

Contact PersonLukanga Musisi Samuel (Senior Program Officer
Telephone0701 314 075

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 ...

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

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 ...

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

P.O. Box 93, Rubirizi,Kasharara ward, Rubirizi town council, Rubirizi district,

www.covoid.org

COVOID was started by a group of people in Rubirizi district headed by Ben Bataringaya. The Organisation was started to improve the plight of children. Our mission is:

Contact PersonRobert Mugume (Coordinator)
Telephone0703 703 112
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Date Founded

P.O. Box 93, Rubirizi,Kasharara ward, Rubirizi town council, Rubirizi district,

www.covoid.org

COVOID was started by a group of people in Rubirizi district headed by Ben Bataringaya. The Organisation was started to improve the plight of children. Our mission is:

Contact PersonRobert Mugume (Coordinator)
Telephone0703 703 112
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Date Founded

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

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 24464,Kampala,Kansanga ,

www.eaigcm.net

East African Institute of Governance and Conflict Management (EAIGCM) is founded to enhance democratic governance and rule of law in the East African Region. It embraces the challenge to identity root causes of conflict and poverty in the region; to develop clear strategies for breaking the cycle of conflict and poverty, to contribute towards social-political and economic transformation and stability in the region.Target East African Institute of Governance and Conflict Management is meant to be a catalyst of change and development by providing ground breaking research, foresight and qualitative training to senior and young leaders in the region. These include politicians, policy makers, military and police officers, legal practitioners, leaders/ officials /staff of NGOs and civil society ...

Contact PersonDr. Deusdedit R.K. Nkurunziza( Director)
Telephone0414 670 088
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