Celebrating 26 years of

Voluntary Action for Development

Our Story

One Touch Of Nature Makes The Whole World Kin

Voluntary Action for Development (VAD)  is a non-profit making, indigenous, non-government organization initiated since 1996 to improve the livelihoods of the poor and disadvantaged communities through the implementation of Programmes including; Health, Livelihoods, Education and Human rights advocacy programmes currently working in Wakiso District of Central Uganda, Amuria, Kapelebyong and Napak Districts of the North Eastern Uganda respectively.

VAD strives to improve the livelihoods of the poor and disadvantaged communities, primarily targeting the most vulnerable groups including children, women, youth, PWDs and people living with HIV/AIDS by empowering and facilitating them to effectively participate in their social economic development initiatives.

Our Vision

A healthy and vibrant self-reliant community.

Our Mission

A developing Organization that empowers poor communities to be self-reliant through health, education, livelihood and advocacy interventions.

Core Values

Teamwork-Being helpful and supportive to one another in ways that enable success of the whole team

Commitment- Adhering to essential organization principles, guidelines, and timely delivery of quality work and services.

Accountability -Responsibility taking and faithfulness in working with organizational values, purposes and resources

Love and Respect- Respect for oneself and caring for the needs of others


The Work We're Proud of

 It’s important to understand the role stability plays in the growth and development of children, In that vein reliable access clean water

This project will support parents to build classroom blocks in Amongoyi community school to provide better shelter and improve on the learning environment for children to continue

The kind of work ethic necessary to perform such a feat shows how much our partner communities value education and the children’s future after working with

Economic Empowerment gives people the opportunity to help themselves.

Our mission is only possible with your support.