The Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAACC)
Opwonya Tom (Coordinator)
P. O Box 64, Apac,Plot 11,Republic road , Apac, Apac
- NGO board
- Company Registry
- Local Community Development Office
Regional Area of Work
Districts of Active Projects
Apac, Oyam, Kole
Major Sectors of Work
- Environment / Natural Resource
- Gender / Women in Development
- Human Rights and Governance
- Psycho-social Support / Counselling
- Social Research / Policy Advocacy
Number of Paid Staff
5-10 paid staff
Approximate Yearly Turnover
Between Ush 100 million and Ush 200 million
Main source of income
Ugandan private sources
Second source of income
TAACC was started by a group of volunteers headed by Hon. David Ebong Abong, to curb down mismanagement of public funds, abuse of office and denial of service delivery to the community. The community members could not access drugs in hospital and health units and there was need for fair justice in courts of law and before the police. The community required governance, transparency, accountability and effective service delivery.
Our initial activity was to organize the Anti-corruption week. We started recruitment of community Independent Budget Monitors (IBM) in ten sub counties and built their capacity to do the work effectively.
We started as a small organization called Anti-Corruption Coalition of Apac (ACCA) in 22 sub counties and to date we are covering Lango sub region of 8 districts in the name of the Apac Anti Corruption Coalition (TAACC).We initiated the formation of Northern Uganda Anti-Corruption Coalition (NUACC).
Currently, we are working on Gender Strategy Social Accountability; HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming and follow up of corruption cases.
TAAC managed to reduce mismanagement of public funds and abuse of office. To date community members can access free public bond and receipted court bail which was not the case before. They can also access services meant for them as Ugandans from the government like drugs and fair hearing in courts of law.
We are however faced with threats from corrupt officials and there is low community intervention on corruption cases that affect them.
All in all we are grateful for the support offered by DFID, Oxfam GB, Actionaid International Uganda, ACCU, David Ebong Abong, Charlie Opio Akom former RDC Apac and the pioneer members in general.
TAACC still hopes for a society free of corruption and human right abuse.
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