Author Archive for Actogether

Blog by Jimmy and Helen Volunteers Actogether Uganda   “A slum is not a chaotic collection of structures; it is a dynamic collection of individuals who have figured out how to survive in the most adverse of circumstances. Slum people in Uganda have been affected by a number of problems;...

Blog by Kanonya Jimmy Volunteer: ACTogether Uganda  “50 percent of worlds inhabitants live within a city, a figure set to rise by a further 20 percent within 35 years. Cities are working to protect their citizens”, but the question is- what makes safe cities safe? Many cities are characterized with...

Cities and why I love them.

Blog by Mawejje Francis Volunteer: ACTogether Uganda   The earliest memories I hold of an urban life was the mystery of electric lights that would burn brightly at a snap of a switch and the irony of objects running behind me when in a moving car. Intrigued, I couldn’t stop wondering...

The training that involved staff, interns, federation / community members, KYC-TV crew and youth documenters took place on 7th December 2016. This was to orient them about the new software that makes blogging easier as well as allowing the use of captivating media content. Shown in the photos above are the...

 The Lubaga exhibition organised by National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda and ACTogether Ugnada in Partnership with kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) brought together a number of saving groups and KCCA officials.   Please follow the link to view the blog in adobe spark version: Lubaga Exhibition

With a vision towards “inclusive cities where the urban poor utilize opportunities to transform their communities”, ACTogether is the national support NGO for the National Slum Dwellers’ Federation of Uganda (NSDFU). The Organization was established in 2006, to facilitate processes that develop organizational capacity at the local level and promote...


Blog by Gloria Amaniyo Lack of power is one of the challenges that have commonly haunted the urban poor communities in Uganda. The solar project is one of the capital projects of the national slum dwellers federation of Uganda which was brought with an intention of getting the local communities...

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ACTogether, established in 2006, facilitates processes that develop organizational capacity at the local level and promote pro-poor policy and practice in Uganda’s urban development arena.



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