476
No. of Saving groups
6258
No. of Female Savers
2583
No. of Youth Savers
2627
No. of Male Savers

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

THE ANSWERED PUBLIC CALL.

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/28/the-answered-public-call/

ENHANCING COMMUNITY QUALITY OF LIFE:

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/28/community-led-sanitation/

How a community led initiative improved water access in Arua region

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/28/together-we-can-do-more/

AWARENESS OF COMMUNITY SAFETY IS A WAY TO NEIGHBORHOODS FREE OF VIOLENCE, CRIME, AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT.

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/28/awareness-of-community-safety-is-a-way-to-neighborhoods-free-of-violence-crime-and-sexual-harassment/

MBARARA SANITATION UNIT: A RESPONSE TO THE PUBLIC OUTCRY

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/28/nyamityobola-sanitation-unit-mbarara-a-response-to-the-public-outcry/

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

https://actogetheruganda959867238.wordpress.com/2021/07/30/the-untold-journey-of-a-community-led-water-and-sanitation-project-in-urban-slum-of-kanakulya-settlement-makindye-region/

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

Slum Dwellers Get Certified in Low Cost Housing Construction

July 27th: This month, community members from the Ugandan Slum Dwellers Federation conducted an international exchange to Tanzania. The exchange was organized to promote...

Uganda Hosts the First African Centers’ Dialogue on City-wide Slum Upgrading

By Skye Dobson From the 8th to the 10th of August 2011, ACTogether Uganda, Shack/Slum Dwellers International, and the Uganda Slum Dwellers Federation hosted a...

Launch of the Kabale Municipal Development Forum

July 9th, 2010: Kabale Municipal Council in partnership with Ministry of Lands, Housing, and Urban Development and other stakeholders in the Transforming Settlements of...

Launch of the Mbale Municipal Development Forum

June 30th, 2010: The Director of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Savino Katsigaire, officially launched the Mbale Municipal Forum in front of hundreds of...

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? ...

ACTogether Uganda 2019 Annual Report

ACTogether Uganda 2019 Annual Report 2019