Promoting Education through Infrastructural Development
Promote effective sanitation & hygiene in Health Centres
Empowering young mothers and girls to gain life skilling-tailoring
Women Economic Empowerment
Empowering young mothers and girls to gain life skilling-tailoring
Empowered Community Agricultural Trainers
Boost small holder farmers with revolving loans
Increasing household food security and incomes among the vulnerable
Trained CATs with bicycles for continuous monitoring of fellow farmers
Increase accessibility to clean & safe water to promote better health.
Enabling communities access clean and safe water for better health
Promote effective sanitation & hygiene in primary schools
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Voluntary Action For Development.

We are a National Development Organization founded in 1996 in Uganda and registered as an indigenous not for profit organization with Registration No. NO MIA/NB/1996/09/3545 and Permit No: INDP 16153545NB. VAD was founded with mandates focused on mobilizing and empowering disadvantaged rural poor communities to carry out activities in areas of; Health Promotion and development, livelihoods and enhanced food security, Life skills Development and Quality Education Promotion.

VAD in its four (4) main Programme areas such as Health  Promotion; implements Community Water Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH), School Water Hygiene and Sanitation (SWASH), Water, Hygiene and Sanitation at Local health centres and Menstrual Hygiene Management in adolescent girls/pupils. In the area of Livelihood programs, we implements projects geared towards enhanced food security and family economic empowerment, VAD further implements Skilling programs in Vocational skilling and Business Skills development. Last but not least VAD Enhances Education where we implements projects to improve pupil’s academic performance and school retention through infrastructure development, school feeding promotions.

Over the years, VAD’s strategic actions have been directed at improving the livelihoods of the poor and disadvantaged communities through community empowerment and provision of material and technical support through program approach in areas of; Health Promotion/Water and Sanitation, Sustainable Agriculture, Life skills/Vocational skills and Education Promotion. Our Primary targets include; children, women, youths, PWDs, elderly and people living with HIV/AIDS.

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The Work We're Proud of

 This grant was supported by Signpost International-UK and Just A Drop-UK VAD’s longest partners.

VAD has improved food security and increased household incomes among the small holder farmers

Lomokori Primary School in Napak district is now regarded as one of the model schools in the region.

Economic Empowerment gives people the opportunity to help themselves.

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