Echoes of Children’s Voices (ECoV) Uganda

Kampala, Uganda
Joined April 2021

Mission: To engage community in creating a safe environment where children are nurtured to realize their full potential in order to become future agents of change as fulfilled adults.

Presence in: Uganda
Focus: Gender-based violence, Other

Our Motto:  When Children speak we listen and respond.

We are the Ear that Listens and Responds to the voices of children and the mouth that advocates for their rights.  

Echoes of Children’s Voices (ECoV) Uganda is an indigenous Non-Government organization founded in 2015 as a Community Based Organization(CBO) and registered in 2019 by Uganda National NGO Bureau as a National Non-Government organisation(NGO) with a Vision of a secure and self- sustaining child-centered community. ECoV Uganda intervenes in a wide range of children’s rights issues such as sexual abuse, physical abuse, gender and School based violence, child labour, emotional abuse, children in conflict with the law, early marriages, inheritance/property rights involving children and their mothers and all other forms of violence and the maltreatment of children.            

Echoes of Children’s Voices (ECoV) Uganda was established with the following objectives:

  • To advocate for the protection of children’s rights and to improve the welfare of other marginalized groups in Community.
  • To serve as a national center for the advocacy for the right to quality education, health, and protection of children’s rights.
  • To build community capacity on national programmes and policies in areas of child protection, health, livelihood and education.
  • To network with government and other Civil Society Organizations in strengthening and developing capacities in service delivery to marginalized groups.
  • To promote self-reliance among Children and other vulnerable groups like Women, youth, child mothers, persons living with and affected with HIV /Aids and persons with disabilities.

ECoV Uganda activities revolve around 4 Programmatic areas i.e.

  • Child Protection and Community Mobilization
  • Health access and promotion
  • Advocacy and Livelihood interventions
  • Capacity building and Environmental Protection.