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Area Coverage:

Mukono, Jinja, Iganga, Bugiri and Busia

Funding Agency:

USAID, Irish AID, DFID, DANIDA and the Global Fund under the Civil Society Fund (CSF) of the Uganda Aids Commission (UAC)

Description:

The goal of the project is to reduce incidences of HIV prevalence among young people, high risk groups and adult married or in long term sexual relationship by 10% by the end of March 2010 along Busia – Kampala high way in Eastern Uganda.

Major Activity:

Technical Support Supervision.

Area Coverage: Bugiri, Mukono, Iganga, Kayunga, Jinja, Namutumba, Kaliro, Mayunge, Kamuli,

Funding Agency: USAID

UPIMAC was contracted by MGLSD to serve as a technical service organisation (TSO) for east central zone in assisting with rolling out national level policies, strategies, quality assurance systems and data collection systems. To provide technical support to districts and CSO’s to build their capacity to plan, manage, supervise, monitor, evaluate and strengthen OVC service provision.

Major Activity: Technical Support

Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Donor Democracy and Governance Group

UPIMAC was accredited by Electoral Commission to carry out a community mobilization, advocacy and sensitization programme before the 2006 National Elections.

Major Activity: Community Mobilisation and Advocacy


Area Coverage: Ten districts of Bundibugyo, Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kyenjojo, Masindi, Mpigi, Mubende, Kayunga, Luweero and Nakasongola

Funding Agency: Donor Democracy and Governance Group

UPIMAC on behalf of South Consulting Services was contracted to carry out civic education among Community Leaders.

 Major Activity: Advocacy and Community Mobilisation


Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Government of Uganda

UPIMAC was accredited by Electoral Commission to carryout Voter Education and Community Mobilization programme to inform the voters of their rights, roles and responsibilities in referendum process, motivate voters to actively participate and promote voter awareness and confidence.

Major Activity: Community Mobilisation and Advocacy


Area coverage: Kalangala and Bundibugyo

Funding Agency: Global Fund

Major Activity: Community Mobilization and Advocacy

UPIMAC on behalf of the Ministry of Health was contracted to sensitize and raise HIV/AIDS awareness among the communities especially the youth in the adolescents.

Major Activity: Community Mobilization and Advocacy

Area Coverage:  Countrywide                  

Funding Agency: European Union

UPIMAC was accredited by Uganda Bureau of Statistics to carry out a community mobilization and advocacy programme in the entire country before the National Population and Housing Census Exercise.

Major Activity: Community Mobilization and Advocacy

Area coverage: Wakiso, Mpigi and Luwero districts

Funding Agency: World Health Organisation (WHO)

UPIMAC was accredited by World Health Organization (WHO) to conduct an advocacy and community mobilization for measles’ campaign 2003

Major Activity: Community Mobilization and Advocacy

Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Post Referendum Support Group

UPIMAC was accredited by Electoral Commission to mobilize and sensitize the Citizens about the importance of local council V elections and voting procedures.

 Major Activity: Community Mobilisation and Advocacy

Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Post Referendum Support Group

On behalf of the Electoral Commission voters were mobilized to participate in the Photographic Voters registration and Identification System exercise and sensitize them about the importance of local council iii elections and voting procedures.  

Major Activity: Community Mobilisation and Advocacy

Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Post Referendum Support Group

On behalf of the Electoral Commission voters were mobilized to participate in the Parliamentary Elections and sensitize them on the Voting procedures.  

Major Activity: Community Mobilisation and Advocacy

Area Coverage: Countrywide

Funding Agency: Referendum Support Group

UPIMAC Coordinated and managed all the 16 NGOs that were involved in civic and vote education programme before the referendum 2000. At the same time UPIMAC implemented a community mobilisation programme through road shows or the blitz.

Major Activity:  Coordination, Management and Support Supervision and Community Mobilisation programmes

UPIMAC programmes are developed within the framework of these core values:

  1. Integrity,
  2. Transparency,
  3. Value for money,
  4. Social inclusion,
  5. Involvement and participation,
  6. Networking and collaboration

 

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