AHI-Uganda is a non denominational, non-political, NGO that started as a Community Based Organization in 2010, which was registered on 13th September 2019, under the Non Governmental Organizations Act 2016, under the registration No: 3653. AHI-Uganda offers support to Women, Youths, Students and OVCs in terms of Behavior Change Campaigns, economic strengthening, food and nutrition security, Health, Water Sanitation and shelter, Education, psychosocial support/basic care, HIV/AIDS prevention and care, child protection and legal support. AHI-Uganda focuses on ABC+E=V3, fighting gender based challenges and capacity building through skills training, Community/School outreaches, media talk shows, conferences, introduction of ACC Clubs in schools and peace education. We mainly operate in schools, religious institutions, corporate institutions and local communities to offer our life saving services. Our goal is to enable girls and boys attain character change, reduce illiteracy, promote behavior change, good health and have a very productive generation of youths.
What AHI-Uganda does?
The Organization is running the following Programs/ projects, in order to fulfill the goal of having a world of people who are healthy, peaceful and productive. ABC+ E=V3 (Abstinence Be faithful Character Change plus etiquette) Campaigns, BCC (Behavior Change Campaigns), ACC Clubs (Abstinence Character Change Clubs) in academic institutions, Community Work and support, Obulamu fate of time film, Support Jajja project (Grandmother’s program), Teenage Mothers Program, Bursary scheme, Mercy bag program, Train up a child, Hope for a fresh start, Zero violence, Hope debates, HIV/AIDS Prevention, Safe Media, Happy Child program, Pearl of Africa Campaign, Care and support for the vulnerable and people living with HIV, Good life magazine series, and Youth friendly activities.
Sustainable development is a dynamic process posing various needs at different phases of time. These can be dealt with continuous interventions based on designed frameworks that incorporate the requirements projected by the communities and with the help of the communities by strategizing for public-private partnership.
1. To promote ABC+E =V3 strategy so as to reduce the rate of HIV/AIDS spread and negative lifestyle.
2. To encourage HIV tests, counseling and positive living.
3. To contribute to the reduction of the HIV/AIDS prevalence rate worldwide.
4. To offer psycho-socio support to the people infected with HIV/AIDS and those affected by pro–life issues.
5. To promote networking and partnership among organizations focusing on ABC+E=V3, Child advocacy, youth development projects, HIV/AIDS and other human related services for sustainable development.
6. To give hope of behavior change among the youth who have already messed up their lives.
7. To fight for the rights of the sexually abused and early marriages.
8. To train young children on positive behavior or character for healthy living and a positive future.
9. To give hope and a fresh start to x-prisoners and x-sex workers.
10. To support and empower needy communities and orphans.
— Our Mission
To promote ABC+E=V3 and offer Socio-Economic empowerment to the poor especially women orphans, the elderly, the widows, women and girls living with HIV/AIDS, and the youth through community outreaches, training, capacity building,, Character/Behaviour change campaigns, and Media.
— Our Vision
To have a world of people who are peaceful, healthy and productive.
— Our Story
The Abstinence Hope International Uganda (AHI- Uganda) is a registered Non-Government entity that was established as a Community Based Organization in 2010 by a team of Youth in Naalya, Kampala, led by Mr. Luganda Isaac, and later registered under the Non-Government Organization Registration statue in January 2013. It was also registered the by the government of Uganda on May 2019.
— Scope of Work
AHI-Uganda has strong linkages with major NGOs, service providers and funding agencies working in Uganda. It has undertaken initiatives in Schools and local poor communities with special reference to Schools in Naalya, Wakiso, Kampala, Mbale, Mbarara, Jinja, Masaka, through collaboration with local CBOs and activists. AHI-Uganda enjoys a rich experience of working in the diverse socio-cultural environment of Uganda and an extensive networking with the Districts ; local Municipalities, civil society institutions, media and political parties.
— Guiding Principles:
AHI-Uganda follows the below mentioned guiding principles in implementation of its projects/programmes:
-Use of indigenous knowledge.
-Making efforts to achieve highest quality standards.
-Promoting a culture of innovation and creativity.
-Enhancing networking and coordination.
-Efficiency in service delivery.
-Service beyond self.