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Employment Opportunities, January, 2024

January 17, 2024 10:55 am Published by Comments Off on Employment Opportunities, January, 2024

UNNGOF is seeking to recruit competent and committed individuals to fill the following positions: For more details on the positions, please click here


Save Ugandans from Catastrophic expenditure on health

January 11, 2024 10:59 am Published by Comments Off on Save Ugandans from Catastrophic expenditure on health

This message sums up all the deliberations at the 7th National Community Health Financing Conference (#7thCHFCONF2023) that was convened by Save for Health Uganda, and its partners from the 21st -23rd November, 2023. The conference was themed “Towards universal health coverage in Uganda through expanding private and community health insurance […]


Community Philanthropy: Empowering Change at the Grassroots Level

December 18, 2023 10:49 am Published by Comments Off on Community Philanthropy: Empowering Change at the Grassroots Level

Community philanthropy is a concept that breathes life into the sector in a way that transforms the very essence of giving. It places the power of change firmly into the hands of those who know their communities best – the people who live and breathe the daily challenges and triumphs […]


Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security

December 13, 2023 12:50 pm Published by Comments Off on Ending Hunger and Achieving Food Security

Millions worldwide grapple with hunger daily, a challenge at the core of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 2. This goal seeks to eradicate hunger, ensure food security, and promote sustainable agriculture. In this section, we explore the multifaceted nature of hunger’s impact, extending beyond food supply shortages to […]


EITI Team meets with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

December 13, 2023 11:05 am Published by Comments Off on EITI Team meets with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs)

On 5th December 2023, civil society organizations under their loose network – Civil Society Coalition on Oil and Gas (CSCO), with support from ACODE and Global Rights Alert, interfaced with the EITI International secretariat team to reflect on the EITI implementation in Uganda. In 2020, Uganda became a member of […]


Revitalizing Prosperity

Revitalizing Prosperity: Universal Approach to Ending Poverty

December 13, 2023 10:45 am Published by Comments Off on Revitalizing Prosperity: Universal Approach to Ending Poverty

Poverty is a multifaceted issue encompassing more than just financial scarcity, influenced by social, economic, political, and environmental factors. This creates a self-perpetuating cycle that impacts various aspects of life. In order to effectively combat poverty, understanding its root causes is essential. Inequality stands out as a primary contributor, concentrating […]


Community Philanthropy breathing life into Batwa Community

December 5, 2023 12:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Community Philanthropy breathing life into Batwa Community

In the 1990s, the Batwa,  a community that had long inhabited the equatorial forests were compelled by government to vacate their ancestral homes.  This directive aimed to protect biodiversity and promote tourism, leading to the establishment of Mgahinga National Park, Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, and Echuya Forest Reserve. The Batwa’s […]


Community Philanthropy Neutralizes Water Crisis

December 4, 2023 9:45 pm Published by Comments Off on Community Philanthropy Neutralizes Water Crisis

In this insightful policy paper titled “The Meaning and Practice of Philanthropy in Uganda,” community philanthropy is described as individuals and local institutions giving goods, money, time, and skills to improve the well-being of others and enhance their communities. Kyeikamba village, in Kyamuhunga Town Council – Bushenyi district faced a significant […]


Local Fundraising for ICT Lab Yielding Results

November 29, 2023 1:09 pm Published by Comments Off on Local Fundraising for ICT Lab Yielding Results

In 2008, the Government of Uganda took a significant step by mandating the inclusion of computer science in the curriculum in secondary schools. This decision aimed to foster the widespread adoption of information communication technologies (ICT) and equip students with essential digital skills. Whereas this move is commendable, its implementation […]


CIDD-UG Third Quarter Newsletter 2023

November 29, 2023 1:00 pm Published by Comments Off on CIDD-UG Third Quarter Newsletter 2023

We are pleased to share with you our member’s Newsletter for the July-September, 2023 period.  Citizen Initiative for Democracy and Development- Uganda (CIDD-UG) is a Ugandan non-partisan, not-for-profit and Citizen-Driven Organisation founded in 2012 as a grassroots initiative currently with interventions in the North, West Nile and Eastern Uganda. To […]