International Day of Older Persons: 1st October

Worldwide, the proportion of older persons (aged 60 years and above) stands at 11% and it’s anticipated to double by 2050 (UNDESA 2013). In sub-Saharan Africa, older persons comprise 5% of the population (UNFPA 2012). In Uganda, the current population of older persons is estimated at 1.6 million (5% of the population) and it is expected […]

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Regional Workshop on Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights

With support from PLAN International Uganda, PLAN Sweden and the Swedish international development cooperation agency (SIDA);Foundation for Integrated Rural Development (FIRD) is participating at the regional workshop to further engage with the different participants and partners from Uganda, Kenya, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan on enhancing the Adolescent sexual reproductive health and rights(ASHR) in the region and we are delighted to visit […]

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Community Healing and Memory Dialogue

Community Healing and Memory Dialogue Reparations for sexual and gender based violence cases require a multi-dimensional development approach.Through FIRD-Ug  grassroots perspective approach, We  were  delighted to engage with the community today to share our experiences and further  contribute to the healing process. Both women and men have shown tremendous progress through their self-reliance, group support […]

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