Fund raising support required

Published

11/07/2018

Start Date

11/19/2018

End Date

01/30/2019

Times of day

Weekday Evenings

Time Commitment

A few hours per week

Duration

Long-Term (6 months-1 year)

Address

P.O.BOX 31833 Clock Tower
Bulindo Village
Kampala
Uganda
+256
Uganda

Description

Environmental conservation and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda) is a Ugandan member Based None Governmental organisation established 2007. It needs a volunteer who will research about the different funding organisations, support Eco-Agric Uganda to develop and write proposals and submit them to get funding for the different programs. The volunteer will work in collaboration with the organisations staff in proposal development and writing. The volunteer will not approach any funding agency or institutions. This work can be done online or at the organisation.

A person with experience in fundraising, partnership establishment and management


Remote

Ok

Benefits

  • Housing Available
  • Language/Cultural Support Available

Benefits

  • Groups
  • Families
  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

ecoagricuganda@gmail.com
http://www.ecoagricuganda.org

Please send an application form with your CV to ecoagricuganda@gmail.com

 

Information

about the organisation

Name of Organization: The full name /

registered name of organization is “Environmental Conservation And Agricultural

Enhancement Uganda. The abbreviation is “Eco-Agric Uganda”.

 

Type & Nature of Organization: Eco-Agric

Uganda is a human-centered local non-government, not-for-profit, non-sectarian,

non-partisan organization aimed at sustainably improving livelihoods of the

vulnerable and less developed people in Uganda.

 

Year of Establishment

Environmental

Conservation and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda) was

established in year 2007 as a Community Based organization in Hoima and Wakiso

Districts. In 2010, it registered with the Uganda Registrar of companies under

the Ministry of internal Affairs (Registration number 115111) and in 2014, it

registered with the Uganda NGO Board (Registration number 10414).

 

Offices/Location: The organisation has

well-established offices in Hoima District. Its offices are housed in its own

building. It also has a training center annexed to the offices.

 

Vision: A healthy and empowered

population living in a sustainable environment.

 

Mission: To improve community

livelihoods through rights empowerment, sustainable agricultural production;

environmental conservation; health education and promotion; economic empowerment

and nutrition; skills development; and educational support.

 

Goal: In a bid to align towards the NDP goal

of attaining middle income status by 2020 through strengthening the country’s

competitiveness for sustainable wealth creation, employment and inclusive

growth, Eco-Agric Uganda’s goal is “to contribute to improved

livelihoods of communities and health outcomes”.

 

Core Programs / Thematic Focus

The

following are the core programs or thematic areas which helps the organization

to strategically achieve its mission:

Livelihoods

& Food Security.

Education.

Gender

Equality

Water,

Sanitation and Physical Infrastructure

Children

& Youth

Disaster

Risk Reduction & Climate Change

Health

and HIV & AIDS

Protection

of women and children’s rights

Entrepreneurship

and financial management

Tree

planting and Agro-forestry

 

Organisation’s values

In

the process of delivering on its mandate, Eco-Agric Uganda shall:

•     Foster

professionalism

in delivery of its services through a dedicated and competent

workforce in order to ensure sustainable results among its target population.

•     Be

guided by the concept of empathy in order

to associate itself with the communities that benefit from our work.

•     Cherish

team

work where the individual strengths and competences shall

constitute the whole for improved service delivery.

•     Be

guided by the values of accountability to

all our internal and external stakeholders and will ensure transparency

in all that we do.

•     Provide

its service in an inclusive manner and take into

account the social, cultural, political, religious and other demographic diversities

of the population it serves.

•     Premise

its services of equality for all and equity through delivering according to

needs.

 

Infrastructure: The organisation has its

own offices with a youth training center and volunteers accommodation in Hoima

district. It has one vehicle, twenty one motorcycles, twelve laptops, ten

desktops with accessories, three cameras, three photocopiers, six printers, a

standby generator, and office equipment.

 

Target Population: Environmental Conservation

and Agricultural Enhancement Uganda (Eco-Agric Uganda)’s focus is on the

socio-economically disadvantaged groups of women, youth children and the

elderly. The focus, amongst these groups, is again on the critically vulnerable

and the marginalized people. Eco-Agric Uganda also focuses on the inclusion of

minorities and special groups such as widows and physically impaired persons

and elderly people.

 

Organisation’s commitment: Eco-Agric

Uganda is committed to the poor vulnerable communities. We aim at providing

qualitative and quantitative livelihood improvement services to the vulnerable

poor communities with an emphasis on the girls, women, and youth especially

vulnerable children. We aim at serving the neediest people of Uganda; to

relieve their suffering and to promote the transformation of their condition of

life. 

We

stand in solidarity with the vulnerable poor communities especially women and

children in a common search for justice. We seek to understand the situation of

the vulnerable poor communities and work alongside them towards fullness of

life.

We

seek to facilitate an engagement between the vulnerable poor communities and

the affluent that opens both to transformation. We respect the vulnerable poor

communities as active participants, not passive recipients, in this

relationship. They are people from whom others may learn and receive, as well

as give.

Organizations Objectives

 

Objective 1: To sustainably improve livelihoods

of rural poor communities through sustainable commercial farming, environment

Protection/conservation and addressing Climate Change Issues.

 

Objective 2: To contribute to reduction

of HIV and AIDS prevalence plus other STD’s while promoting healthy living.

 

Objective 3: To support rural poor

communities (disadvantaged adolescents and youth) access basic education, plus

vocational and life skills trainings with special focus on Girls’ Education.

 

Objective 4: To eliminate gender

inequalities in primary and secondary education by promoting equality in

education, while ensuring girl’s full and equal access to basic education of

good quality.

 

Objective 5: Promote Gender Equality

& Women Empowerment, while addressing Gender Based Violence Issues.

 

Objective 6: Promote provision of

Accessible Clean Drinking Water & Quality sanitation facilities plus

improved community physical infrastructure.

 

Objective 7: Promote Child Protection,

Rights of Children & Youth Development and address the issues related to

Abuse and Marginalization of Children, Adolescents and Youth.

 

Objective 8: Advocate for the rights

and improved service delivery to women, children, marginalized and key

populations


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