• To enhance and promote the capacity of the community awareness in fight to prevent and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, Cholera and other diseases.
  • To promote sustainable use of renewable energy technologies, solar lamps, afri pads, water filters, energy saving, cooking stove among the vulnerable poor in the rural communities.
  • To promote access to safe water and good sanitation and hygiene management for improved livelihoods.
  • To enhance meaningful participation of all people especially the marginalized groups in development and governance issues within their society.
  • To promote peace building and conflict transformation in the communities
  • To provide a plat form for the elimination and reduction of gender disparities and ensure equal access to all levels of education and vocation training for the vulnerable in the community.
  • To promote economic development through eradication of poverty, attainment of good quality of life and standard of living of the people of in particular setting.
  • To create sustainable management and efficient use of natural resources and ensure that people have the relevant information and awareness for sustainable development and lifestyle in harmony with nature Promotion of good governance and integration at work.
  • To empower adolescent girls/youths (14-18years) who have dropped out of school with basic life skills to solve problem, acquire vocational skills for self-employment to live a just life.
  • To enhance the capacity of marginalized groups to increase their income and ability to meet their needs on sustainable basis. Functional community based savings groups (CBSGs) trained to enhance savings culture: access to credit and build social capital for solving problems in the society.




To promote the environmental, social, and economic resources to sustain emotional and physical well-being among people in ways that advance their aspirations and satisfy their needs in West Nile.


The Community health department in WN-CARD aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in West Nile by:

  • Encouraging people to actively participate in their own health care
  • Working together with other primary health care providers such as general practitioners (GPs) to provide coordinated care
  • Liaising with other health agencies and service providers to fill service gaps especially for referrals.
  • Encouraging individuals and community groups to actively participate in the Organization’s activities, including service planning, fundraising and volunteer work
  • Promoting prevention of lifestyle-related diseases and conditions
  • Developing health care programs and activities to improve social and physical environments in our communities.

The programmes include:-

  1. Health Education program
  2. HIV/AIDS interventions

a. Prevention

d.       Care and treatment and

e.       Psycho-social support

  1. Maternal child health promotion

a. Malaria in pregnancy and under fives

b. Promotion of early health seeking behavior

d.       Promotion of good nutrition among pregnant mothers and under-fives

  1. Reproductive Heath

a. Family planning

b. Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health

c. Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

  1. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

a.       Ensuring access to qualitative and quantitative water supply

b.       Sanitation demand creation (CLTS, PHAST)

c.       WASH Governance

d.        Behavior Change Communication (BCC/IEC)

  1. Counseling Services in

a)        Stress management

b)      Alcohol and other substance addiction

c)        Ageing and loneliness

d)      Juvenile delinquencies



To promote efficient management of environmental conservation & restoration and access to sustainable energy to achieve sustainable development.



·         To promote environmental Conservation and Restoration.

·         To promote safe access to sustainable energy utilization.

The following are the programmes in detail:

i.                    Environmental Conservation, Restoration and Access to Energy

  1. Environmental conservation interventions
  2. Tree growing,
  3. Waste/Garbage management,
  4. Pollution prevention
  5. Non-biodegradable waste recycling

ii.                  Promotion of access to safe energy technologies

a.       Solar energy

b.       Energy saving technologies (cook stoves, Briquettes)

c.       Bio gas technologies


iii.                Sustainable land use and management

a.       Livelihoods

b.       Ownership and land rights

c.       Promotion of women’s rights to participation and ownership of land



Goal: To Improve agriculture for food and income security among the host and refugee communities.


·         Enable farmer groups to access sustainable modern agricultural practices.

·         To promote organic farming practices among the farmers.

·         To increase the participation of women in commercial farming.

Programmes in the department.

i.            Provision of extension services

ii.            Supply of Agro-inputs

iii.            Seed Multiplication

iv.            Value chain/addition


Goal: To contribute towards improved quality of life and cognitive performance in class of school going children and others seeing education.


·         Promoting school enrolment and attendance and reducing short-term hunger;

·         Promoting in-class concentration, cognition and other performance;

·         Improving nutritional and health status of school going children;

·         Promoting community participation and commitment towards school activities, and

·         Stimulating economic development by building Marketable Business Vocational and Technical skilled population

Programmes in Education Department

i.            Promotion of access to education by the vulnerable children especially the girl child

ii.            Menstrual hygiene and sanitation promotion

iii.            General educational support through tuition, scholastic materials and uniforms for the OVC

iv.            Marketable Business Vocational and Technical Skills Development

v.            Community awareness raising on the importance of Education at every level

vi.            Organizing holiday camps and Youth Education Conferences to stimulate novel and technological development ideas among the learners at different levels.

vii.            Career guidance and counseling


 Goal: To provide inspiration to people for setting up small, local Industries, by utilization of resources available in the nearby areas and areas of their links. 


  • To Provide Training to Operate Business
  • To Create Awareness about Availability of the Resources
  • To Promote Small, Cottage & Local Industries
  • To Encourage Self Employment Tendencies
  • To Provide Knowledge about Government Plans and Programmes
  • To Create Awareness about Marketing

Programmes in Entrepreneurial Development

  1. Training in marketable, business, vocational, and technical entrepreneurial skills
  2. Provision of startup kits
  • Entrepreneurial coaching and business counseling
  1. Community Savings and Credit Groups (VSLA) promotion
  2. Linking the entrepreneurs with financing institutions and groups