Despite almost halving the national poverty rate in the last 20 years, poverty remains high in Uganda’s rural areas where 87% of the population live. Here, basic services are limited and the majority of people depend on subsistence agriculture to make a living.
Meet the local organisations we work with
We are working with local organisations to improve access to water and sanitation facilities, as well as helping smallholder farmers maximise their land. Together we are doing all we can for communities living in some of the most remote and hard to reach districts of rural Uganda.
Voluntary Action for Development (VAD)
Working to improve access to water and sanitation facilities, as well as promoting good hygiene practices, in the Wakiso district of central Uganda. Partner since: 2001
Rural Health Promotion and Poverty Alleviation Initiative (RUHEPAI)
Working to increase the income and yield of subsistence farmers in the Isingiro district of Western Uganda. Partner since: 2006