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a society free of human rights abuse and violations where children have a right to eduction

Foundation for integrated rural development

A Non-Profit Organization focused on tackling challenges facing women, girls and young people across communities in northern  Uganda.

FIRD works in post conflict northern  Uganda communities to protect the most  vulnerable, defend and advocate for their rights and support them fulfill their potential to promote gender equality.

universal health for all

Current projects


with support from Plan International. we are implementing a project on Ending Child Marriage in Lango and Acholi Sub Region with the project code “I DECIDE”

inspire package

Seven INSPIRE strategies for ending violence against children is a compilation of effective, evidence-based interventions to support countries in ending violence against children. Measures recommended have proven to be effective in different countries around the world and can easily be tailored to the local context and local needs. And there is something for all - coming from private, public or civil sector, you will find interventions you can apply or get inspired by to develop a new approach!

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Your generosity makes our work possible. Whether you contribute financially or  advocate for good.

Approach to Community

We apply A human rights-based approach; Community mobilization approach; Public Education; grassroot led advocacy; Peer to Peer approach; Gender Transformative Programming; Alliance and movement building; Creative story telling , Innovation and Partnerships.

champions of change for gender equality

The approach facilitates dialogue that enable boys, girls, men and women reflect into their personal attitudes, perceptions an behavior with the aim of modifying them to promote gender equality and positive SRHR outcomes. Which will enable the girls to learn, lead, Decide their Future and Thrive. This approach has been integrated in the implementation of the NI-Yetu and Decide projects.

participatory school governance