Who We Are. What We Do
CICD envisions Equal opportunities for all for sustainable holistic development. CICD’S mission is to promote sustainable holistic development for people and communities through participatory and collaborative planning, community action, and training in skills development by connecting people, ideas, and resources. CICD operates bases on Values are Respect for Life, Community Driven, Learning, Teamwork, Volunteerism, Accountability and Transparency.
Our Founding Story
The journey of starting Centre for Integrated Community Development-Uganda commenced with the Founder and Team Leader Jonan Nduhuura during his work as a professional social worker and an academician teaching in higher learning institutions in Uganda. Jonan was eager to create an organization that works with vulnerable and hard to reach areas that are always marginalized and excluded in development processes. He realized a great need to establish a strong holistic community development agency that contributes solutions that respond to the needs and problems of rural communities in Uganda especially in Buhweju District…….Read more
What our members say
CICD_UGANDA has been a shining star that shone so bright in the lives of its members, the people of Buhweju, Ankole, and entire Uganda. Life has been transformed through its initiatives like community outreaches, training, and eco-tourism campaigns among others.
Thanks to CICD_Uganda for your continuous out-of-the-box thinking. Your creative ideas are always welcomed with excitement from the entire community.
CICD has provided a platform for us to learn and develop ourselves in competence building. Praying that the organization continues to do the same for the people and secures support for
I appreciate the work of CICD in changing the lives of men and women of Buhweju and beyond as it extends social support to better lives. Your weekly program ranging from discussing different topical issues to marketing products provides a great platform that has impacted lives.
CICD-U started in 2016 and it is good organisation with nice programs for all people in the community including Women. After launching it Buhweju, CICD-U Team helped us to form our group Nyakishenyi Handcrafts and Cultural Group. We have learnt to make baskets,pots and other innovations. From these ventures we have been able to diversify our incomes and support our families. What we need now are capacity building and trainings ,access to sustainable markets and opportunities. CICD-U has potential,we call upon people to support it in causing change in communities.
CICD’s drive and actions are steadily raising the level of awareness on environmental protection, gender-based violence, human rights, and improved community livelihood programs in our community to say the least.