The Non Government Organisations/ Development partners

Development partners constitute a significant part of service delivery to the district. In terms of resource contribution development partners come in the second place after government. Table 1.3 show a list of major partners operating in Kamwenge district as at January 2016.

Major Development partners Operating in Kamwenge District and their fields.

Name of partner

Area of operation.


Support to Birth and Death Registration (BDR, & CAA) activities.

World Health Organisation (WHO)

Through the ministry of health supports disease surveillance

German Relief Association

Fighting TB & Leprosy.


Improvement in Laboratory services through capacity building, equipment and technical support supervision.


Orphans and vulnerable child protection, Capacity building


Building Civic Compentence and social accountability

Rwenzori Information Center (RICNET)

Information documentation and development of web based platforms for social accountability and information sharing.


Gender budgeting and social accountablilty


Safe water and sanitation in community and health facilities (Bigodi and Busiriba )

Marie Stopes (Uganda)

Maternal and child health

Carry voluntary surgical contraception

Adventist Relief Agency(ADRA)

Education(FAL), Development projects, HIV/AIDS and Environment issues

Parents concern

HIV/AIDS and Child protection

Kabarole Research and Resource Centre(KRC)

Education, Human rights, and good governance

Uganda Change Agents Association(UCAA)

Human Rights, Development projects and Good governance


Education, Capacity building


Education, Advocacy and good governance

Kamwenge Bee Keepers Association(KABEKOS)

Orphans and vulnerable child protection and Health improvement


Rehabilitation of disabled children


These together with the Government of Uganda support DLSP programmes under seven community development, roads, production, water and sanitation, Sub County programmes.


This supports activities related to water and sanitation in Mahyoro and Nyabbani sub county and Environment protection


Water and sanitation

Strides for Family project

Supports maternal and child health care activities

Reproductive health and family planning


Supports PMTCT activities

Carter Centre

Supports fight against Onchocerciasis

Mild May International

Capacity building for health workers in HIV/AIDS management

Scaling up ART

Baylor college of medicine(Uganda)

Supports paediatric and adolescent HIV/AIDS activities at Rukunyu and Ntara HCIVs

Research Triangle International(RTI)

Supports NTDs activities

Together for Rural Development Solidarity (TORUDES)

Water & Sanitation; GFS in Kicheche, Buhanda, Ntara;

Education (Buryansungwe SS).

Link Community Development

School Development Plan.


Micro finance

Toro Integrated Child Care (TIC)

Orphans and vulnerable child protection

Samaritan’s Purse

HIV/AIDS, and promotion of fish and livestock farming, food security

Integrated Women in Development and Emvironment protection

Women empowerment, and environment protection

Relief International(RI)

Rain water harvesting

Compassion International

Child care

World vision International

Infrastructure and community mobilisation

Care International


Strides for Health Uganda

Reproductive health, family planning and cjhild health

Finance Trust, Post Bank, Stanbic Bank

Provide financial services to the community.



Demographic Indicators

Total land area           2,375,3 km2
Total Population
(Projection 2014)
 Number of House holds    88,687
Total female (Projection 2014)   215,668
Total male (Projection 2014)    205,802
Population Density 173 Persons/Km

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