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P.O Box 26 Amuria

Thematic areas

Children and youth
Culture, media & advocacy
Environmental peacebuilding
Peace education
Refugees and IDPs
Transitional justice and reconciliation

Amuria District Development Agency (ADDA) works to complement government efforts in providing community based and focused development programmes in the post-conflict district of Amuria in Eastern Uganda. Formed in 2006, ADDA provides psycho-social support, livelihood assistance and promotes community level reconciliation. Other activities include civic education, OVC support, women’s empowerment, food security and post-conflict rehabilitation.

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Main activities and achievements

ADDA played a key role in supporting peacebuilding and conflict resolution among the cross border community in Amuria and Karamoja sub-regions. With support from the Uganda Fund, ADDA has supported over 300 survivors of sexual and gender based violence with cash boxes and goats to 5 women groups in Asamuk Sub County in Amuria district, Eastern Uganda to support post-conflict livelihood recovery.

Last updated: February 2016