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    Africa Center for Leadership Development (ACLED)

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    Care & Support to Orphans and Vulnerable children

    At ACODEV, we continue to be cognizant of the existing situations of orphans and vulnerable children in Uganda. This area of focus is highly Continue Reading

  • Sexual Reproductive Health

    Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health Services promotion

    At ACODEV, we work with the young people, health care systems and respective duty bearers to promote access to and utilization of Continue Reading

  • Maternal health

    Community Based Safe Motherhood promotion

    At ACODEV, we promote community based safe motherhood initiatives and strengthen the capacity of communities to demand for services Continue Reading

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    Strengthen the rights to Inclusive Education

    ACODEV believes that “Every child has a fundamental right to education, and must be given the opportunity to achieve and maintain an acceptable  level of learning, in the same way, every child has unique characteristics, Continue Reading

  • Strengthening Institutional capacity for promoting Economic Social Cultural Rights

    At ACODEV, we promote a partnership program that strengthens the capacity of Community Based Organizations and NGOs to Continue Reading

  • Violence against women prevention and response

    We work with communities to prevent violence against women and Men and strengthens their capacities to respond to its devastating effects Continue Reading

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    HIV Prevention

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    Child Protection

    We strengthen community-based child protection structures and mechanisms directed towards achieving zero tolerance to violence against children.Continue Reading

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    Consultancy services

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  • VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    June 1, 2017
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    Job Title:                               Youth & Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialist
    Employment Type:           3 years Contract
    # of Positions One (1)
    Operation Area:                Kasese, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Kibaale & Hoima
    Duty Station:                      Kasese, Western Regional Office
    Reports to:                          Regional Programs Coordinator (RPC)

     

    Background
    With funding from USAID, Action for Community Development (ACODEV) in partnership with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) as the Lead Agency,is implementing a 5-year consortium Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY) Program. The Program is designed to improve the health, nutrition, education and psychosocial wellbeing of orphaned and vulnerable children, as well as reduce abuse, exploitation and neglect among this population. It is expected to reach a minimum of 625,000 children and their caregivers within 101,500 households in 19 districts in central, south western and western Uganda. The program will improve outcomes for vulnerable children and youth by strengthening the systems that surround them; caregivers will have greater economic opportunities, which will increase their resilience and make them less susceptible to shocks; local government structures and CSOs will be strengthened to provide services targeting the diverse needs of vulnerable children, and health and social service agencies will strengthen their coordination and referral systems to provide integrated care along the continuum of response.
    SILC and Youth group formation are the key vehicles used to support the beneficiary groups. It is anticipated that for every household enrolled will have a minimum of one youth, making, approximately 100,000 Youth. 80% of these are expected to participate in SOCY activities. It is against this background that ACODEV is looking for aYouth Specialist, to carryout vertical consolidation of Youth activities.

    Key Roles and Responsibilities
    • Coordinate the implementation of youth and PPP activities within the region in accordance with the CSO work plan and ensure identification, prioritization and sequencing of activities required for successful delivery
    • Provide technical oversight and guidance to CSO youth Program Officers/ Coordinators within the region to ensure quality and high impact Youth Household Economic Strengthening (HES) activities
    • Provide technical leadership in identifying and engaging Public Private Partners within the region to deliver on program needs
    • Support CSO field teams to ensure that delivery of technical training packages is of high quality, is appropriate to the local context and is effectively reaching the intended beneficiaries
    • Actively participate in the consolidation of Implementing Partner(IP) reports on youth and PPP activities
    • Undergo ToTs to grow knowledge & skills on the program curriculums as required
    • Actively participate in regional and CSO program meetings to track progress of implementation
    • Monitor youth and PPP activities within the region

    Required skills and Experience
    a) Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Development Studies, Education, Social Sciences or related qualifications
    b) At least 5 years’ experience and knowledge in working with vulnerable children and/or youth.
    c) Knowledge of community engagement, apprenticeship management, value chain linkages, Income generating activities and formation of PPPs
    d) Ability to support agro- enterprise development using the market-led approaches and local government supported structures
    e) Knowledge of youth legislation, regulations, policies and procedures for involving youth in community activities
    f) Ability to identify and engage potential partners to support youth activities
    g) Ability to coordinate and work with a technical team
    h) Proven ability and experience working independently will be an added advantage

    Address your applications, CV, academic and other certifications to the addresses below, by 6thJune, 2017, at 5:00 pm:

    The Human Resource & Operations Manager, ACODEV,National Office: Plot 98/99 Masoli Road, 600m off Gayaza Road;P.O. Box 22234 Kampala-Uganda; Or ACODEV Western Regional Office:Plot 29 Bukonzo Road, Muyenga, next to Rwenzori the Gardens, Kasese Municipality; or submit electronically to info@acodevuganda.org; Tel:+256(0)414599684 (Office)

  • CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(EOI) TO PROVIDE MOBILE MONEY TRANSFER SERVICES BID NOTICE #: ACODEV/EOI/01/2017-2019

    June 1, 2017
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    CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST(EOI) TO PROVIDE MOBILE MONEY TRANSFER SERVICES
    BID NOTICE #: ACODEV/EOI/01/2017-2019

    Action for Community Development (ACODEV) is a Non-Governmental Organization registered with Uganda Ministry of Internal Affairs under the National NGO Board – Reg. #: S5914/5523, and Incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee (2008) by the Registrar of Companies of Uganda # 104192.We envision a society where children, women and men are happy, healthy and economically productive. We exist to serve and empower individuals, families and communities in East African region through promotion of innovative solutions in the areas of Human Rights, HIV and AIDS, Reproductive and Child Health and Institutional Capacity

  • OPPORTUNITY! TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY

    April 27, 2017
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    TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR CONSULTANCY

    1.0 Introduction
    Action for community Development (ACODEV) is a non-governmental organization established to empower and transform communities. The mission of ACODEV is “to serve and empower communities in East and Southern Africa through the promotion of innovative solutions in the areas of Health Promotion, human rights, Education, Institutional Capacity Strengthening and Disaster Risk Reduction/Adaptation.

    ACODEV through a sub-grant award from Community Health Alliance Uganda (CHAU) and her association member the International HIV/AIDS Alliance (IHAA) in Brighton UK with funds from the Swedish Embassy in Uganda