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Buliisa Initiative for Rural Development Organisation (BIRUDO)

Buliisa, Uganda
Joined November 2016
Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Education, Environmental Justice, Health, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Livelihoods, Other

Birudo is local non-governmental organisation started in 2006 based in Buliisa district with a vision of self-sustaining and empowered vibrant community living free from poverty, ignorance and diseases. The mission is to improve the livelihoods of the local communities through information sharing, sensitization, advocacy and networking for sustainable development.

Birudo Five Focus Areas:
1. Environment and Natural Resources Management
2.Community Economic Empowerement and Development
3. Health and Sanitation Management
4. Education and Career Guidance
5. Research and Development

BIRUDO promotes all the above in the center of oil and gas activities in Albertine Graben in Uganda.

People Associated With This Organization

Onencan Paolyel

Buliisa Initiative for Rural...
Joined September 2016
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Health, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice
Founder and Executive Director of Buliisa Initiative for Rural Development Organisation (BIRUDO).I am a motivated leader/development professional with over eighteen years’ experience in the advocacy on conservation, land and natural resource rights and livelihoods programs and four years’ experience in a senior programme management role, community conservation roles in Uganda particular in Albertine areas and Murchison Falls conservation area. I am a person of integrity who is dynamic, ambitious, and quick to learn and is willing to take initiative. I have experience in working with community around protected areas and strong networking, negotiation and cross-cultural skills including local government, central government development partners and donors
Onencan Paolyel is the network champion (main point of contact) for Buliisa Initiative for Rural Development Organisation (BIRUDO).

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