ARISE MAGAZINE - Celebrating 30 years of Acfode

A Journey of Passion for a Just Society

Established in 1985, the organisation has been providing a wide range ofservices with the aim of fulfilling her vision of “A just society where genderequality is a reality. This Magazine chronicles Acfode' 30 years of empowering women in Uganda

Over the years ACFODE has grown in different ways. It has reached the masses through advocacy and women’s empowerment programmes, community development and livelihood programmes. Through these, Acfode has reached thousands of young people through mentoring,volunteering, debates and the establishment of clubs in

schools. Guided by her Vision of a ‘Just Society where Gender Equality is a Reality’, ACFODE has presence

in Central, Western, Southwestern, Karamoja, Eastern and West Nile regions. Acfode has also established field offices in the districts of Pader, Oyam, Nebbi, Apac, Dokolo, Namutumba and Kisoro and community structures

through which we implement our programmes. KAS has over the last 25 years partnered with Acfode to empower women leaders to build their capacities in order to represent their constituents effectively. With this partnership, KAS has enjoyed working with Acfode and it is the anticipated dsire that the aspirations of Acfode will be espoused by all the beneficiaries of the different programmes.