Scaling Up Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Awareness and Prevention Interventions in Rural Communities of Mbarara and Isingiro Districts (SUCHAPI-PROJECT).

Mbarara and Isingiro Districts are located in south western Uganda. These are one of the districts in Uganda with high HIV prevalence rates. Western region is also one of those regions in Uganda with inadequate access to HIV/AIDS services. Most of the population in the region (about 65%) is located in rural areas/hard to reach areas where there is inadequate access to HIV related services and yet there is a high HIV infection rate. Most of the pastoral communities in the [...]

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Empowering Women and Youth through Vocational Skills Training Project (EWeYVOST)

Vocational skills training is one of the best strategies to equip people with employable knowledge and skills and also away of equipping people with skills of innovation and creativity. It’s a strategy that helps people to not only get employed but also to be in position to identify opportunities and initiate projects within their immediate localities using local resources thereby assisting to address their social-economic needs as well as the needs of their families and other people in their communities. Integrated [...]

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Small Sustainable Household Income Generating Activities Project (SSHIGAP)

Through the support from Community Agency for Development (CAD), ICODI implemented a project titled “Small Sustainable Household Income Generating Activities Project (SSHIGAP)”. The aim of this project was to support the rural poor families to reduce on the high levels of food insecurity and poverty. The project has trained the beneficiaries in modern farming and agricultural techniques, book keeping, marketing and money saving skills. The project has also supported the youth to start sustainable income generating activities in line with agriculture [...]

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Youth Peace Building Project (Youth PBP)

The Youth Peace Building Project (Youth PBP) was a two year project implemented by Integrated Community Development Initiative (ICODI) with Support from Mbarara District Local Government. The project’s major aim was to promote peace and embrace diversity among youth and adult population in Mbarara District through engaging youth in schools and communities in peace building initiatives.This project involved; Identifying young people and youth led-organizations involved in peace building initiatives by finding them, learning from them and supporting them with their peace [...]

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Project Management Skills for All (PMASAL-Project)

With a grant from PMI Educational Foundation, ICODI in 2013 launched a project titled “Project Management Skills for All (PMASAL-Project)”. The project aimed at introducing class and community based project management knowledge and entrepreneurship skills learning to the teenagers and youth aged 13-20. The project benefited 1093 youth where 561 were secondary school students, 312 primary school students and 220 school dropouts aged 13-20. The beneficiaries were trained in Team Work, Critical thinking, Problem solving, Responsibility, Time management, Communication skills, Simple [...]

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