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

Fire Ravages Owino Market, Kampala

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

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A Sanitation Unit Symbolizes New Approaches to Slum Upgrading in Uganda

By Skye Dobson and Frederick Mugisha In Jinja, a municipality in Uganda’s South-East, slum dwellers are setting a precedent for upgrading and expanding sanitation infrastructure...

Community Projects in Mbale

Mbale slum dwellers federation a member of the National Slum Dwellers Federation of Uganda, is a movement of organized communities of the urban poor...