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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

ACTogether Uganda Annual Report 2021


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