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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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 Partners

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

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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.

Downloadable Documents
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Latest Updates
VAD Annual Report 2022
VAD Annual Report 2021
VAD Annual Report 2020
VAD Annual Report 2019
Case Studies
Nyanda Primary School

Economic Empowerment gives people the opportunity to help themselves.

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