A society free from Human rights abuses & violations!

We thrive to empower a community that drives their social -economic needs and ensure women and girls have a voice and participate in development processes

A society free from Human rights abuses & violations!

We thrive to empower a community that drives their social -economic needs and ensure women and girls have a voice and participate in development processes

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Our work

Our programming contributes to the empowerment of communities, households, individuals and groups that are subject to discrimination and other forms of human rights abuse and violations, challenge inequality and take action to respect, protect and defend human rights of the most vulnerable in Uganda

what we do

Our Thematic Programs!

01.

Health

Support youth and communities to access health care services for improved health outcomes.

02.

Water, Hygiene & Sanitation

Under the WASH program, FIRD engages with the community, young people to ensure that they have the best possible hygiene practices.

03.

Education

The first step to transforming the future is transforming education. We do this through our School Development Program, a holistic, innovative, and people-focused approach to sustainable change.

04.

Human Rights & Good Governance

FIRD builds the capacity of grassroot community human rights educators with practical skills and tools to improve the effectiveness and impact of our human rights work.

05.

Economic Empowerment & Agricultural Sustainable Livelihood

We empower rural communities with efficient agricultural models. The Livelihoods funds promotes farming practices that can increase food production while preserving our natural resources.

06.

Environmental Conservation and Protection

FIRD works with the Community to strengthen the practice of preserving the natural environment to prevent it from collapsing as a result of human activities, such as unsustainable agriculture, deforestation and use of non-energy savings fuel like charcoal burning.

Motivation

Our Goals & Core Values

Overall Goal: To transform the lives of the rural community through improved livelihoods, skills development, respect for human rights and ensure active community participation in socio-economic development.

To deliver on our mission, FIRDs’ programming contributes to the empowerment of communities, households, individuals and groups that are subject to discrimination and other forms of human rights abuse and violations, challenge inequality and take action to respect, protect and defend human rights of the most vulnerable in Uganda

Empathy

Social justice for all

Non-discrimination for the vulnerable people

Quality service for those we serve

Transparency and accountability

Innovativeness

Equity

To Promote and protect human rights and good governance for human dignity and peaceful living.

To strengthen the capacity of communities in bringing about transformational and sustainable changes for rights-holders experiencing human rights violations, in particular children, girls and youth and women.

To prioritize an inclusive and intersectional approach to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls in our programs

To improve the livelihoods and agriculture product value addition and marketing of communities in Uganda to address food insecurity and food market exploitation.

To Build capacities and economically empower women, girls and youth to meet their needs as well as demand for service delivery.

To improve the health and education of children, women and youth in Uganda.

Our Intentions

Key Strategic Objectives

Our Awesome & Elegant

Partners & Donors