Grassroots Moved for Development of Uganda
What We Need
Design Fundraising Strategy
Collect beneficiaries Stories
Improve use of Social media
Web design and improvement
When & Who
What we Provide
With payment of 200 US Dollars, we provide accommodation at 100% for two months, a house with electricity and water in compound, a bed and mattress, two sitting chairs and table, and kitchen utensils for one person. Also, you will have an office with internet, and a colleague to work with day to day.
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Other Ways to Help
A volunteer must come with his/her own laptop and bed-sheets and other personal accessories
Additional Info about Us
The Grassroots Moved for Development in Uganda, GMDU in abbreviation, located in Kabale Municipality, South West of Uganda, is a non—profit community based organization founded in 2006 by women and men who realized the need of youth and women active participation in development of their community by tackling its major obstacles namely lack of information, skills and knowledge on health, and rights issues as well as mindset changing. The organization is legally recognized by the government of Uganda as Community based organization under Registration No. 583 in accordance with KABALE Dis-trict Council resolution under minutes No. 4/2003© of March 16th, 2006
The Vision of the organization is “Helping Build a Society that cares for others”
By Building strong families’ ties, vital communities, and capable children, Grassroots Moved for
Development in Uganda (GMDU) will be widely recognized and valued as the premier organization improving the lives of children and families in Uganda. We will be known for bringing families together, across economic, racial and geographic divides, to ensure all our children prosper. In every dimension of organizational life, our scope will become larger, our voice more powerful, our influence more prominent, our board and staff leadership stronger, and our resources sufficient to sustain excellence and growth. As we grow, we will remain committed to respectful, principled, and flexible relationships as the bedrock of our engagement with families and community partners. GMDU will set the standard for improving the social and emotional health, safety, and success of children and their families in the District of Kabale – Southern West of Uganda. GMDU will promote service excellence and organizational growth by ensuring that everything GMDU does reinforces value to stakeholders, enhances reputation, and increases financial sustainability.
To contribute to the integral development of Uganda by promoting all children participation through education, training, information sharing, and services delivery for the benefit of all children, women and community in general.
To achieve our mission, our organization uses an empowerment methodology approach that address the emotional, psycho social, educational and economic needs of targeted children. The first phase tackle the isolation and rights of children by integrating them into their community and by creating a psycho - social group in which they can gain peer psychosocial and economic support, Children learn life skills from others in their community, Educating them about their rights is crucial in enabling them to speak out about violations. Phase 2 of the program focuses more deeply upon financial independence and food security through income generation both at home and as part of a group. By providing beneficiaries with the resources and knowledge to initiate their own projects based on dream drawing as a family plan. Phase 3 of action sees the gradual end of project support to households and groups. This final stage assists working groups to become legal cooperatives and autonomous.
The ultimate goal of the organization is to build the capacity of the beneficiaries to the point at which they are self-sustainable and no longer need the support of organization.