On-Going Projects

Through various projects, Advance Afrika has built experience in leadership and entrepreneurship, innovative approaches to youth participation, thus creating opportunities for alternative sources of livelihood, and entrepreneurship development, in order to contribute to social justice in Uganda.

Action for Livelihood Enhancement in Northern Uganda (Alenu)

Under the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda (DINU), a Government of Uganda programme supported by the European Union (EU) and supervised by Office of the Prime Minister, Caritas Switzerland has received a grant to implement the Action for Livelihood Enhancement in Northern Uganda (ALENU). ALENU is implemented by a consortium consisting of four NGOs (Caritas Switzerland, Advance Afrika, Agency for Accelerated Regional Development,and Gulu Women Economic Development and Globalization). Objectives

Bridging Opportunities for Effective and Productive Livelihoods of Youth Prison Inmates and Ex-Inmates in Northern Uganda

Bridging opportunities for effective and productive livelihoods of youth prison inmates and ex-inmates in northern Uganda is a three-year action implemented by Advance Afrika in partnership with Edukans and Uganda Prison Service with support from European Union. The action inspires a contribution towards economic development in northern Uganda by promoting the economic empowerment and participation of youth prison inmates and ex-inmates in Amuru, Gulu and Kitgum districts. The overall objective

Protecting the Dignity of Women and Children in Ibanda and Buhweju Districts

Protecting the dignity of women and children is a three-year action implemented by Advance Afrika with support from European Union. It focuses on addressing violence against women and children (VAW/C) in Buhweju and Ibanda districts. Under the action, Advance Afrika and its partners will work closely with existing structures to address gender-specific needs and human rights issues in the selected communities. The overall objective of the action is to promote

Improving the Economic Resilience of West Nile Youth in the Face of Covid-19

Improving the Economic Resilience of West Nile Youth in the Face of Covid-19 is a two year action implemented by Advance Afrika in partnership with Faraja Africa Foundation with funding of the European Union.The project focuses on developing alternative means of income generation and empowerment of existing young and micro enterprises to deal with the challenges sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic and any other crisis situations. The overall objective of

Working Together for Change- Strengthening CSO Engagement in the Justice Sector through Baraza and Planning in Amuru District

The Working Together for Change – Strengthening CSO Engagement in The Justice Sector Through Baraza and Planning is a one-year action implemented by Advance Afrika in Amuru and Kitgum Districts with support from the Civil Society in Uganda Support Programme (CUSP) which is funded by the European Union and the German Government. The Project focuses on fostering linkages between government structures with the mandate to support reintegration processes; as well

Umunthu-Education and Skilling

UMUNTHU is a twelve months project implemented by Chance for Change in partnership with Advance Afrika with funding from Norwegian Agency for Exchange Cooperation (NOREC). The overall objective of this action is “To equip offenders with education and skills training that will enable them become self-reliant members of society”. The project specific objectives include; improving the entrepreneurship component of C4C programmes through the introduction of new income generating activities and

Moringa Value Chain Development for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Uganda Project

The Moringa Value Chain Development for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Uganda project has been running from 2017 to2020 with funding from Caritas Switzerland in Uganda. The project was implemented by Advance Afrika in Gulu in cooperation with the Teso Enterprise Consulting and Marketing Association (TECOMA) in Soroti. The aim of this project was to empower vulnerablepeople and enhanced food security in northern Uganda by creating employment opportunities

Empowering Local Communities to Prevent Violence Against Women and Children in West Nile (ELVWC)

The Empowering local communities to prevent violence against women and children in West Nile (ELVWC) project is a two year and six months action implemented by Advance Afrika and Partners in Community Transformation (PICOT) in partnership with Uganda Prisons Service with funding from the European Union. The project focuses on empowering women and children in Koboko and Arua districts to live peaceful and dignified lives as they enjoy their economic,