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Fort Portal, Uganda
Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation (ASTCF) develops responsible tourism partnerships with poorer rural communities to sustain village life and culture, improve livelihoods, empower rural women and youth with skills training, connect them to global market opportunities, enable them to earn an income to transform their communities, and reduce the need for outward migration.
Beacon of Hope Uganda is a small youth volunteer led organization that conducts programs that contribute to the welfare and social productivity of disadvantaged individuals and communities in Uganda, with an emphasis on children and youth. The organization focuses on empowering the youth of Uganda empowering them with different skills and leadership training.
ENVenture is an incubator that empowers rural organizations to learn business skills to launch sustainable clean energy enterprises, starting in Uganda. They are focused on rural organizations that have strong community trust, are staffed and managed by locals, and are in the center of the community, but need coaching in order to launch and sustain successful enterprises.
The Irise is organization dedicated to addressing inadequate menstrual hygiene management in Uganda. This issue is a driver of gender inequality and disempowerment, and impacts disadvantaged women and girls’ ability to make good decisions about their reproductive health. Irise uses a replicable and evidence-based model for delivering reusable sanitary pads and education to marginalized girls in Uganda.
A community-initiated school in a rural village 100km outside of Kampala, this school was founded in 2005 with the help of locals to provide a future for the children. Long-term volunteers are welcomed to teach English, alongside other skills, at the school.
Saint Ann Foundation (SAF) is local independent non-profit organisation dedicated to working with vulnerable women and children in Uganda. SAF is registered and works with the poor to overcome poverty and injustice and alleviate the distress of the vulnerable and defenseless. The organization provides care and support to those in society who are in need of compassion, those disenfranchised, or those who have been rendered voiceless.