Community Uplift and Welfare Development (CUWEDE)

Unverified non-profit organisation

Community Uplift and Welfare Development (CUWEDE) is a leading, Community Based Organisation (CBO), registered in Nebbi with Nebbi District Local Government; and operating in all the sub-counties of Nebbi.

CUWEDE works with the poor, rural and marginalized community groups composed of women, youth and children, the majority who live in large households of around 7 people and eat one unbalanced meal a day. They lack access to basic services such as clean and safe water, use firewood as source of clean energy, seek medical assistance with traditional healers, and usually drop out in primary four or five, meaning they do not even complete primary school level of training and hardly participate in local governance agenda.

CUWEDE is a community- based organization who working with these people to transform the West Nile community through evidence- based research, advocacy, capacity building and innovative poverty actions.

Read about our current programs on our website where we focus on uplifting the lives of the most marginalized in society.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

Participant in relevant networks

Development Network of Indigenous Voluntary Association (DENIVA) Nebbi District NGO Forum, Uganda Debt Network (UDN) Northern Albertine Sustainable Energy Network (NASEN) Go Volunteers Africa and The Uganda National Apiculture Develoment Organisation (TUNADO)

Further information

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Disability issues; Disasters and all (8)

Business sectors

Advocacy and legal services; Agriculture and livestock; Aquaculture; Arts and culture; all (16)


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