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P.O Box 76, Kisoro,Mabuyemeru, Busanza, Kisoro,

The organisation was started by Phenehas Hakizumwami who got a vision to support the Batwa who were chased away from their forest sanctuary and had no shelter. Their children had no future. His mission was to have an education centre to provide opportunity for education so as to have a sustainable welfare of the Batwa community.The initial activities of the organisation included mobilisation and sensitisation of Batwa and establishing a recreation and welfare centre for rehabilitation. There was establishment of income generating projects for the Batwa to improve their socio economic livelihoods.Since the organisation was founded, Batwa children have accessed formal education through our education programme. Some of the Batwa communities have established income generating activities to im ...

Category:Education
Contact PersonPhenehas Hakizumwami (Director)
Telephone0772 390 712
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Date Founded

P.O. Box , 21995, Kampala,Namanve, Mukono District,

MADAK Integrated Community Health Initiative (MICHI) was incepted in 2004 after realizing a large health gap in Mukono communities. ObjectiveTo foster an initiative geared towards improving the health and social economic livelihood, with in Mukono District.Vision

Category:Health
Contact PersonMiriams Kawuma (Executive Director) / Kabale Nelson Muguwa ( Programs Manager)
Telephone0772 614 436 / 0702 614 436 / 0755 614 436
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P.O. Box 11682, , , 256

www.mafauganda.org

Maganjo Farmers Association (MAFA) is a women initiated organization founded in 2001. It was initially a community based organization but later registered as a nonprofit Non-Governmental Organization in 2010 with registration no. S. 5914 /8563. The organization was formed to help rural farming communities in Uganda form a common voice to address the problems they face with their children &to fight the discriminating practices inhibiting the women’s potential in economic production. To date, the organization works in Wakiso and Luwero Districts with 20,432 households with an average of 6 people per family, making a total of 122,592 people (98,073 women and 24,519 men; 51% of whom are youths) who are organized into 625 small but strong hard working farmer groups each with between 20 – 25 ...

Category:Directory
Physical AddressKampala, Bwaise- Industrial zone, Plot 336
Telephone+256 784 353815/ +256 752 604 396
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Makerere University Joint AIDS Programme (MJAP)

Plot 4B, Kololo Hill Drive, , , 25641

www.mjap.or.ug

Makerere University Joints AIDS Program is a company limited by guarantee under Makerere University working towards consolidation of the model for provision of the full continuum of HIV/AIDS and TB prevention, care and treatment services whilst contributing to national health systems strengthening for delivery of quality services. Makerere University Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) emerged from the Mulago-Mbarara Teaching Hospitals Joint AIDS Program (MJAP) which was established in November 2004 under the then Makerere University Faculty of Medicine with funding from the US President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and technical assistance from the United States of America Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the provision of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services. In 20 ...

Category:Directory
Contact PersonDr. Jennifer Namusobya - Executive Director
Telephone256417715800
Fax25641715823
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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
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P.O Box 1232,Labour Building Masaka- Mbarara Road (Masaka municipality),

Masaka Disabled People Living with HIV/AIDS Association (MADIPHA) was formed in 2009 and managed by people with disabilities living with HIV/AIDS in Masaka. The founder member (Bugembe Dick) aimed at including PWDS living with HIV/AIDS in the main stream of care, support and treatment. This would be through encouragement and peerage formation, mobilization and sensitization of people with disabilities facing the challenges of discrimination, isolation and they were at risk of HIV/AIDS infection. This would help them to be aware of the available HIV/AIDS services.He developed the idea in 2008 when he was studying a training course in HIV/AIDS guidance and counseling supported by MUDIPU HIV/AIDS project started in 2007. During the training, he was the first person to disclose his status and ...

Category:Disability
Contact PersonMusisi Richard (Coordinator)
Telephone0783 818 294 / 0773 151 358
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Plot 54 Persee Street, , , P.O Box 368 Masindi,

www.mcfuganda.org

Masindi Community Foundation, MCF, is a nonprofit organization created by the communities of Masindi district in the year 2011 to nurture and strengthen community philanthropy so as to build social capital for promoting and facilitating asset based development as an approach that enables local citizens establish and manage sustainable social enterprises capable of improving their livelihoods and helping them achieve poverty relief. Vision  Making Masindi a better place to live for everyone. Mission To mobilize and endow resources for the promotion and facilitation of asset based development so as to enable local citizens establish and manage sustainable social enterprises capable of improving their livelihoods and helping them achieve poverty relief. Objectives •Promote asset based d ...

Contact PersonMicheal Kirungi (Chief Executive Officer)
Telephone0465 420090
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Date Founded

P.o Box 95, Masindi,Plot 88, Masindi Port Road, Masindi Municipality, Domion House,

Masindi District Education Network (MADEN) is an umbrella Organization of education work related Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Masindi District. MADEN was founded with an aim of coordinating CSOs work on education and influencing education authorities to deliver quality education to all the children in Masindi. We do this through mobilization of stakeholders and civil society organizations to actively participate in education policy formulation and implementation in an effort to realize education for all.Currently the network has a membership of 33 Civil Society Organizations including the International, National, Local NGOs and Community Based Organizations (CBOs). VisionMADEN stands for equal opportunities and universal access to relevant and quality education for all in Masindi ...

Category:Education
Contact PersonTumwesige Walter
Telephone0782 393 181
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P.O Box 67, Masindi,District Health Office Premises,

Nationa Forum of People Living with AIDS (NAPHUPANU), Uganda Network of AIDS Service Organisation (UNASO) and Uganda Network on Law Ethics and HIV /AIDS Network (UGANET) jointly formed a consortium to implement a project on strengthening HIV/AIDS campaign in Masindi district to reduce the rate of HIV /AIDS prevalence to zero levels.MADHAC was formed as a result of national initiative to implement an 18 months project ending in June 2012, although the consortium staff and board members have planed to sustain the organisation beyond 2012 through partnership mobilise resources and forming alliance.MADHAC carried out dialogues in three sub counties and two districts information to share a platform on HIV /AIDS issues.The districts HIV /AIDS information systems were strengthened; district AIDS ...

Category:HIV / AIDS
Contact PersonRita Nyamaizi (Admin. & Finance Coordinator)
Telephone0772985149
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Date Founded

P.O Box 425, Masindi,Plot 22, Ssebagala Road, Masindi Town Council,

The organisation was started by about 27 CSOs operating in Masindi district that desired to have a collective voice of NGOs. It aimed at creating a society with equal opportunities to all social economic development and to advocate for improved service delivery in the district so as to improve on lives of the vulnerable members of the community, i.e. PWDs, youths and womenMasindi district NGO Forum moves to advocate together with the local CSOs to achieve a common goal.We started by working on human rights and governance, capacity building of member organizations, anti corruption campaign, research and documentation and institutional development.We started with no substantive projects but as of today, we have five projects. We have increased organizational visibility and have improved our ...

Contact PersonMbiheebwa Edward (Programme Coordinator)
Telephone0465 424 173
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P.O Box 67 ,Masindi,Masindi District Local Government Offices,

The union started with a membership of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) from nine sub counties that make up Masindi district. Their aim was to benefit from all government programmes to improve their livelihood. They hoped to access education, health, agricultural services provided by the government. We started by lobbying and advocacy for inclusion and all government programmes. These included access to education, health services, immunisation for our children and maternal health for our women and government funded income generating activities like NAADS, Community Driven Development (CDD) grants and (NUSAF)A number of important changes have taken place since the Organisation was founded which include:

Category:Disability
Contact PersonKaseregenyi. M. Wilson (chairperson)
Telephone0772 418 705 /0775 009 739 / 0700 773 427/0700 657 805
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Date Founded

P.O Box 460, Masindi,Plot 45 Sir Tito Winyi Road, Masindi,

We started as a group of university students who had realised that most of the educated people were contributing less to the development of our district. Majority of the youth were dropping out of school by senior fourth level and a few who would continue could not join textually institutions. The educated would shy away from the district that made us create a platform for mobilising communities for education and development through influencing policy and organising committees. We strived to organise professionals hailing from Masindi to inspire community members to preserve the education cause in the district.We strive to influence development through empowering the youth using education and research.We inspire community change makers to inspire the youth through mobilising them as develo ...

Category:Education
Contact PersonBbira Kiwanuka Nassa (Coordinator)
Telephone0773 742 259/0704 550 862
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Date Founded

P.O Box 39,Iganga,Mawagala Village,Nawaningi Sub-County,Iganga,

Mawagala Child Development Centre was established in 2007 through a school setting and later in 2008 we started child sponsorship programme in partnership with Compassion International, under Mawagala Centre for Evangelism Church with the supervision of Centre For Evangelism.The CBO is serving in the three sub-countries in Iganga district and currently we have 293 registered children who are highly at risk and vulnerable.Mawagala Child Development Centre is a home where children at risk live to their holistic potential, rights and aspirations are fulfilled so that they become agents of positive change in the community.Mission statementTo live and labour for the holistic wellbeing and transformation of children through advocacy, evangelism, education, discipleship and health promotionObject ...

Contact PersonWateta George (Director)
Telephone0717 928 547 /0752 186 264
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P.O Box 2562 Mbale ,Plot 59, Malukhu Da Head Quarters, Mbale,

Mbale NGO Forum was established to be a collective voice for civil societies working on strategic poverty eradication policy issues. The forum has adopted a rights and empowerment approach to develop and achieve long term and sustainable benefits for the poor. Despite the limits faced, the forum has tried to be very realistic and focused and placed greater emphasis on collaboration instead of giving. Mbale NGO Forum was established as a branch of the Uganda National NGO Forum under the leadership of seven executive members. This committee worked tirelessly where during the National Annual General Meeting in 2003 and it was declared the best performer in the whole country, was given a meritorious award and a computer set for the recognition.The branch started with two member NGOs of Ugand ...

Contact PersonAidah Wetungu ( Coordinator)
Telephone0772 626 714, 0779 379 380
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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
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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 931, Gulu,Plot 1/3, Post Office Building, Airfield Road, Gulu Municipality,

www.medianorthernuganda.com

Media Association of Northern Uganda (MANU) is a premier think tank and media organisation that among others brings together media practitioners from the greater region to foster their interests. Among others it was formed with the objective of carrying out media training, public policy research and advocacy, citizen and participatory journalism, advocacy think tanking and media awards.MANU is a public think tank whose mission is to increase public participation and promote fair debate on critical social, economic and political issues in both regional and national forums.MANU seeks to bridge the gap between policy users and implementers. It exists to make policies work for citizens and to provide an avenue through which they can have their voices heard. It also holds leaders accountable to ...

Contact PersonOwor Arthur (Programmes Director)
Telephone0772 519 641
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P.O Box 96, Kitgum;Bwona Gweno Road, Kitgum Town Council, adjacent to Kitgum Government Hospital,

MPK was established in Kitgum by some members of a Lay Catholic Movement known as Christ is Communion and Life (CCL) from Christ the King Parish, Kitgum Mission and Palabek Parish. It

Category:HIV / AIDS
Contact PersonKetty Opoka (Coordinator)
Telephone0772 531 238
E-mail
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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P.O Box, 277 Masindi,Plot 22, Sebagala Rd, Red cross Building,

MICOD was started by Ugandan individuals with core experience in community development work to address critical challenges facing local community in the mid west region. There were several conflicts ranging from land wrangles, tribalism and NGOs working challenged by political interference.We believe in collective advocacy on issues that require joint action and executing our duties and responsibility.We started with massive awareness on voter education especially the rights of voters in ensuring democratic and transparency in electrons; coordination of citizens manifesto within the region; Anti corruption campaign; and strengthening capacity for small CBOs in engaging duty bearers on human resources and governance.Since we started operation, civic education has been done to create an info ...

Contact PersonKangula Lawrence(Regional Programmes Manager)
Telephone0465 423134 /0772 505333 /0773 742259
E-mail
Date Founded