Uganda is recovering from decades of conflict. War creates poverty. Poverty feeds on disability. Disability feeds poverty. We work to mobilise groups of disability activists who want to end this cycle.
ADD International has been working in Uganda since 1987. Learn about the country, meet the amazing people we work with, see how we work and what we aim to achieve.
What we work for.
We work in partnership with local disability activists and their organisations (also called Disabled People’s Organisations or DPOs). Through their networks we can reach the most isolated and least-served people in communities. This ensures that our work is a true reflection of the needs of disabled people. In Uganda, we strive to achieve the following: