Such capacity building sessions are carried out to provide a platform for shared learning and networking. Participants are enabled to understand their roles as people’s representatives, and engaged one another constructively through experience sharing, while simultaneously learning new information and strategies to address the challenges they are confronted with as female leaders.
Information and knowledge sharing are key areas of work for ACFODE. As a leading national women’s organisation in Uganda, ACFODE has accumulated a significant knowledge capital based on its interventions. This knowledge is considered a public good, which development practitioners from around the globe have access to, use and debate about.
ACFODE participates in events that bring together like-minded individuals, NGOs, and key line government ministries to create, discuss and network for the promotion of women’s issues. I n view of that, the organisation establishes new strategic relationships and partnerships which are used as invaluable sources of information and support in its interventions.
The majority of law enforcers who are supposed to promote justice in homes have challenges in interpreting and implementing respective legal frameworks. To address such gaps, ACFODE conducts a series of training for Local Council 1 (LC) chairpersons on relevant legal framework such as the Domestic Violence Act (DVA).
Youth mentoring is the process of matching mentors with young people who need or want a caring, responsible adult in their lives. Adult mentors are usually unrelated to the youth and work as volunteers through a community, school, or an
In an all men’s attendee meeting on Thursday 14th September, community monitors in Oyam District shared findings on the Health and Education situation in their communities. This is under a three year project with Diakonia Uganda Office dubbed “Strengthening Community
“Most people cannot progress in life because they lack financial discipline and they allow money to manage them instead of them managing the money”, noted Ms. Grace Ebito, of Dokolo District. “Take for instance; a number of people will testify
Subsequent to the ghastly murders of 25women (both young adults and grownups) in a span of just four months, ACFODE had long embarked on a journey of creating awareness on what one would call a reprehensible heartbreak that befell the