497
No. of Saving groups
7833
No. of Female Savers
3223
No. of Youth Savers
3415
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

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...

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

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...

GIZ MISSION TO THE UGANDAN FEDERATION JANUARY 2013

By Hellen Nyamweru; Do the communities and the Government engage/relate in matters of development? How is this relationship? What is the need of this relationship?...

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...

Water and Sanitation Concerns in Jinja’s Slums

By Justin Silles, Alicia Brindisi, and Darcy Allen: People living in slums within Jinja encounter numerous health problems on a daily basis. The most...

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...