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Who we are

ACTogether Uganda was established in 2006 as an independent Ugandan organisation affiliated to the International network of Shack/Slum Dwellers International (SDI). It is registered as an NGO in Uganda and aspires to have fair and inclusive Ugandan cities with united and empowered urban poor communities, who have the capacity to voice, promote and effectively negotiate for their collective interests and priorities.

Our thematic work areas

Building the capacity of the urban poor to improve their livelihoods and increase their access to land, housing and basic services.

Community Data

We strive to avail clear information/data about slums, establish functional settlement data centres

Community savings and Livelihoods

ACTogether continues to promote community savings and improve access to affordable finance for the urban poor

Community advocacy and documentation

A platform for exchanging ideas and participation amongst all stakeholders in the settlement;

Slum Upgrading Capital projects

We strive to improve hygiene and sanitation, land tenure, provision of work spaces/markets and resource centres for skills development.

Quick Facts

Enterprise Development and Financial literacy manual

We are excited to announce the launch of our new training manual for enterprise development and financial literacy for community savings groups. This manual...

Training peer educators to champion SRHR in slum communities.

Access to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) is a fundamental human right that is often denied to young people in Kampala's urban...

Climate change and adaptations in informal settlements.

Courtesy Photo: Ariel view of Katwe one of the informal settlements in Kampala. In recent years, discussions about climate change have dominated global conversations. The...

“From A Scrap Collector to An Entrepreneur: The Transformative Journey of Bogere Mohammed”

Photo by Mathius Twinomujuni: Danish parliamentarians delegation visiting the Nkumbi Terimba Hub in Kamwokya. Bogere Mohammed, also known as Siconto, is a young man who...

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Networking Slum Dwellers to discuss community issues and coordinate programs and projects


By Skye Dobson; The Kisenyi II land-sharing project will pilot an innovative approach to upgrading an informal settlement under siege. Kisenyi sits in the heart...

Nakawa Profile Data

Nakawa Municipality

Responses to COVID 19: Uganda Federation & ACTogether Uganda

On behalf of the the National Slum Dweller Federation of Uganda (NSDFU) and ACTogether Uganda, SDI presents the work to fight COVID-19 in Uganda. The following is...

International Women’s Day: Women and the Transformation of Uganda’s Slums

In Uganda there are still many men who think women should not lead. Someone can ask you, ‘You as a woman, you are talking? ...
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