• ucridef@gmail.com
  • +256 775 108974
  • Kampala Uganda
OUR VISION
“Society where all Children live a full life” and a “Mission is to promote the survival, development, participation and protection of Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC) in Uganda”..
Our GOAL
CRIDEF's goal is to reach 20,000 orphans and other vulnerable children and their care givers with Interventions to reduce their Vulnerability
VALUES of CRIDEF
Up holds these core values: Integrity, love, compassion, care, Excellency, innovation, teamwork and accountability for a Child.

Organizational
Background and History

Child Rights Development Foundation is a registered as Non-Governmental Organization founded in 2000.

It is an all-inclusive organization established to respond to the needs of Children who are actively involved in a number of charitable activities such as supporting sustainable livelihood projects, for orphans and other vulnerable children OVC, Creating awareness on Oil and Gas, Protection and promotion of Land Rights.

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CRIDEF’s Main Strategies

CRIDEF applies an integrated community based approach to ensure its core program areas delivered systematically to complement each other in mitigating the plight of OVC as well as building capacity to guarantee sustainability after implementation cycle ends.
Established Grass Roots
Cluster Based Structure
Established Grass Roots
Cluster Based Structure
self-help community groups composed of 30-60 OVC households; the largest number in each cluster being women
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Community Based
Training
Community Based
Training
The CRIDEF staff and community based trainers provide trainings, support supervision, and monitoring support to the cluster.
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Direct Community
Enagement
Direct Community
Enagement
CRIDEF identifies Community based trainers (CBT’s) at sub-county level, trains them and provides them with community necessary facilitation.
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CRIDEF Core Program areas of Intervention

Health
Under the Health component, CRIDEF’s key interventions include; HIV/AIDS prevention and care, psychosocial support, Water, sanitation and Hygiene programs. The interventions target mainly Most at Risk Populations (MARPS), Key Populations (KP) and youth in and out of schools.
Education & Child Protection
CRIDE Forks to improve the access, retention and quality of education for primary schools going children. These targets out of school OVC are targeted for Artisan apprenticeship, administering a vocational training and school sponsorship program and promoting Art and design in both at school and out of school youth.
Socio Economic Empowerment
Orphans and other Vulnerable Children (OVC) and their care givers fore empowerment through village savings and loan associations (VSLA’s) cluster of OVC caregivers are facilitated to form and manage VSLA’s for improving women’s lives. VSLA Groups/Clusters are offered training in business management skills. This program provides some financial services for the poorest rural households that may not be in position to access micro finance services
Income and food Security and Nutrition
The key intervention includes sustainable farming package that include establishment of kitchen garden, farmer field schools, food multiplication scheme and seed fair scheme.

Other Intervations

Our Partners in Advocacy & Community Support

CRIDEF does not work in isolation while implementing its programs, this is because of its understanding of the unique potentials and capabilities networking can bring most especially in ensuring effective and efficient delivery of information and services among beneficiaries.

A Quick View of CRIDEF

  • Geographical Scope of Operation.

    CRIDEF operates in Buliisa, Masindi, Kiryandongo, Kibaale and Hoima Districts found in – Albertine region Uganda.

  • The Team at CRIDEF

    CRIDEF has a well-established 8staff qualified and experienced professionals who are able to completely oversee and implement multi-sectoral programs. Currently they build capacity and supervise 5 full time community based Trainers (CBT’s) who are given specialized technical support in order for them to be able to implement the activities.

  • Our Partnerships, Networks, Collaborations

    CRIDEF works in partnership with the following;

    1. Line Government ministries e.g. Ministry of Gender labour and social Development
    2. Education, Health.
    3. Local Government structures at District level.eg CRIDEF signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the office the District Community Development Officer.
    4. Communities up to parish level.
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COL. APUULI PATRICK BROWN
CHAIRPERSON BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AHAISIBWE FREDRICK
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
KYAKUSIIMIRA JONAN
PROJECT MANAGER
NAZZIWA MARGRET
PROJECT ACCOUNTANT
WAMANI STEPHEN
MONITORING & EVALUATION
ABIGABA JOVLARS
FIELD OFFICER
NEZIKUKOOKA RONALD
FIELD OFFICER
MUGISA ROBERT
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Learn about some of our Past Engagements

The Progrogress of CRIDEF over the Years has been a combination of collective efforts and deep community engagement with a great support from Partners and Supporters that have seen Delivery of great services to the communities we serve.
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