Change Development Initiatives (CDI)

Kampala, Uganda
Joined September 2023

Change Development Initiatives operates in Uganda and envisions a society where all Vulnerable women children and young people live happy lives

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Children's Rights, Community Paralegals, Education, Financial Sustainability & Fundraising, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Livelihoods, Right to Information, Women's Rights
  1. CDI is an indigenous NGO registered in Uganda operating in Central Uganda and West-Nile. Currently CDI in deliver services in Luwero, Nakaseke and Terego Districts with a mandate to operate country wide.

We envision a society where vulnerable children, youth and women live happy lives with a mission of promoting socio-economic transformation through promoting access to Health, education, child protection, economic security and stability, food security and nutrition and advocacy cuts across all Core Program Areas.

We do Prevention of Violence Against Children, Adolescents and Women in homes, schools and communities through parenting for respectability approach developed by Child Health and Development Centre (CHDC) Makerere University.

We empower women economically through VSLA and financial literacy training, promote women’s leadership and access to Land and advocate for land ownership rights.

We also train Peer Educators who man safe spaces for Adolescents through life skills curriculum modules and promote Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights for Girls and young people.

We strengthen community health systems through comprehensive HTS outreaches for the prevention of HIV/TB, GBV and Malaria. We also implement WASH activities like in areas of safe and clean water through renovation and repair of boreholes and community sensitization on proper hygiene and sanitation. Food security and nutrition through climate smart agriculture

We do CIVIC Education and advocacy on gender equality, land usage and ownership, child rights, women’s empowerment among others.

In all our core program areas Advocacy and psychosocial support is cross-cutting