Community Active Network Uganda (CAN-Uganda)

Unverified non-profit organisation

Community Active Network Uganda (CAN-Uganda) is an NGO working with children, young people and families with challenging and complex needs. The Network works towards protecting children and families from all forms of injustices through skills education, health insurance, health care, and poverty alleviation. Programmes run by the network include the Child and Family Protection programme aimed at protecting the rights of children and families through fighting all forms of injustice including child sacrifice, labour, trafficking and prostitution, the Health is Wealth programme aimed at helping individuals gain access to health insurance; the Business Development Enterprise programme, the Youth Entrepreneurship Development Centre and a cultural exchange programme.


Year established


Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

About this organisation

Partnership types

Doing business with the poor; Project funding

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Agriculture, aquaculture and forestry; Arts and culture; Children, youth and all (11)


East Africa Drought