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TPO Uganda

Kampala, Uganda
Joined June 2016
Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Economic Empowerment

TPO Uganda is an indigenous national NGO established in 1992, essentially to respond to emergency refugee problem in North western Uganda by providing psycho social support services to the refugees at the time. Over time, it has grown to provide a range of other development services beyond psycho social and in other regions of the country.

It’s vision is “A society where vulnerable and other marginalized people enjoy mental health, social and economic well being and lead a harmonious mutually supportive and productive lives.

It’s mission is “As a rights-based NGO, TPO Uganda supports and works with local communities, civil society organizations and Government to meet the social protection, psychological and mental needs of vulnerable people”

People Associated With This Organization

Thomas Kamusiime

Uganda  
TPO Uganda
Joined June 2016
Interests: Gender-based violence
A human rights specialist by both training and practice, i have over 12 years in human rights work especially working with the most vulnerable in society including orphaned children, widows and the poor. I have special interest in human rights education and legal empowerment of community based people as an empowerment approach to cascade to everyone in society to be able to use the law to protect themselves from abuse and exploitation.

I am interested in the network to learn from colleagues across the world from their experiences in different human rights areas, but also bring my experience from the developing world (Uganda) and post-conflict situation.
Thomas Kamusiime is the network champion (main point of contact) for TPO Uganda.

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