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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

Savings groups bridging a sense of community

What you need to know: We (NSDFU) have been successful in mobilizing and organizing communities for a span of over 15 years now, and...

We dream to change youth perceptions on vocational skills-Amagara Youth Group

Amagara Youth group is among the many groups of young women and men in Kampala central Kisenyi III ward that subscribe to the National...

Powering the Slum Dweller Movement in Uganda through Youth Interventions.

In the Makindye region, one of the youth groups that received micro-grants was Kintu youth uplift, savings group. The group is headquartered in the...

When tailoring is the way to transformation!

Katete settlement, Mbarara region, is home to the Youth allied agency Savings Group. The group was founded by four members in December 2020, after...

Taxi operators at the Northern Bypass stage of Bwaise II have developed measures to help combat crime and abuse.

Passengers used to complain of taxi drivers harassing and mistreating them, according to Kalule Abel, the guide at the Northern bypass stage. “Some criminals...

Keep up with our Data
Networking Slum Dwellers to discuss community issues and coordinate programs and projects

The untold journey of a community- led water and sanitation project in urban slum of Kanakulya settlement, Makindye Region.


Lubaga Profile Data

Lubaga Slum Profile Report

Mbarara Profile Data


Launch of the Jinja Municipal Development Forum

June 29th, 2010. Yesterday was the official launch of the the JInja Municipal Forum. The Government of Uganda, in conjunction with international development partners,...

Community savings tap Community Driven Development Funds in Mbarara Municipality

By Hellen Nyamweru: Communities in Mbarara municipality under the National Slum Dwellers Federation have by far and large benefited from the Community Driven Development Funds in their...

Mapping Namatala Settlement in Mbale: A Learning-by-Doing Exercise.

“We want to be recognized as citizens!” The residents of Namatala settlement carried out a mapping exercise between the 16th and 25th of September, 2010. The exercise...