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Agapewo Ministry Uganda

Jinja, Uganda
Joined November 2017

We work in rural communities of Busoga sub region,on education sponsorship, doing agriculture, housing, vocational training, Human Rights Advocacy through Direct Service Delivery, Capacity Building

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Environmental Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Women's Rights

BACKGROUND

Agapewo Ministry Uganda is a community based non-government charity ministry  founded in 2004 in Jinja district in eastern Uganda by concerned citizens  to; empower communities, strengthen capacity of members in support of their development investments, provision of entrepreneurship skills, promote literacy programs, improving Health Care, disease control, poverty reduction and to advocate for Gender equality. In 2006, a program of fighting HIV/AIDS and its after effects was developed by the members of Agapewo Ministry Uganda to add on the initiatives of the government and other organizations/ministries in the fight against the killer disease. Agapewo Ministry Uganda since its inception has exerted its efforts on the fight against HIV/AIDS using a behavioral change process amidst meager resources and a lot of success has been achieved although not as expected due to limited resources. Agapewo ministry Uganda intends to contribute to enabling these vulnerable groups to safeguard their own health and the natural resources on which the livelihoods of their communities depend using a behavioral change process.

INTRODUCTION

VISION: A society that is wealthy, healthy and successful.

MISSION: To enhance community’s initiatives on development and prevention of HIV/AIDS and the organization exists to undertake actions for community sustainable development, promoting information about child rights, child abuse and neglect through mobilization and sensitization, policy advocacy and capacity building, education and health support. Working with members and communities for a sustained impact

GOAL: To serve as a center for information sharing, empowering of children, youths and women in participation in developmental programs and against HIV/AIDS.

PROGRAMS CONDUCTED BY AGAPEWO MINISTRY UGANDA

  1. Education and Training
  2. Housing and Construction
  3. Agriculture and Production
  4. Health and Livelihoods
  5. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
  6. Human Rights Advocacy

 

People Associated With This Organization

Mulindwa Benjamin

Uganda  
Agapewo Ministry Uganda
Joined November 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Economic Empowerment, Education, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Housing & Sanitation, Women's Rights
Mulindwa Benjamin is a Ugandan born and his profession is Project Planning and Management. He is experienced in Community Mapping, Needs Assessment Studies, Community Mapping and Participatory Rural Appraisals. He is much interested in empowering people in rural communities both socially and economically. His interest in joining the network is to acquire more material and financial resources to sensitize community members about their Fundamental Human Rights and Rule of Law. Mulindwa Benjamin is locally called Ben.
Mulindwa Benjamin is the network champion (main point of contact) for Agapewo Ministry Uganda.

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