KITOJO DEVELOPMENT ACTION
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Kitojo Integrated Development Action formerly Kitojo Integrated Development Association, in short KIDA, was founded in 1999 by the Rev Canon. Ezra and Mrs.Marjorie Musobozi , Rev kandole Solomon,Annah Ireeta, Ms Gladys Kasinde, Mrs Ruhweza beatrice, Faith Isingoma (Late) and Birungi Specioza (Late) in response to the plight of the rural communities which was characterized by poverty, high disease burden especially HIV/AIDS, lack of easy access to health services, increasing number of school drop-out youths, vulnerable children and orphans. It started from a small half-finished mud and wattle kitchen of the said couple. Later it acquired its own home beginning with a make shift structure of banana stems, banana leaves and a tarpaulin.

Our Key Focus Areas

Health Delivery Services

From just offering community education and counselling about HIV/AIDS at its clinic, KIDA progressed and opened KIDA hospital on 11th August 2011. The hospital provides not just general health care services but it being the only health facility of 

SAACO

To promote development through self-help initiatives, KIDA founded a Savings and Credit Cooperative Organization (SACCO) in 2007 which is now known as Kitojo Care SACCO. The organization provides for saving and loan acquisition among the …

Education Support Services

KIDA recognizes the plight of children affected by HIV/AIDS and other social economic hazards which prevent them from growing into healthy, secure and useful members of society. It therefore gives an opportunity to the most ..

Music Dance and Drama

KIDA has since 1999 used Music and Dance and Drama to penetrate and influence the community in various aspects of development such health, human rights, economic develop lent etc. The group composed of young and adult members of the community, goes to markets, trading centres,..

Vocation Traning

As a way of empowering the jobless young and adults to become job creators rather than jobseekers, KIDA offers Vocational Skills training at subsidized arrangements. Beneficiaries include School leavers/dropouts and other people who want to broaden their skills. Courses offered at the moment include

Community Based Insurance

In an effort to increase access to and affordability of quality healthcare at the hospital, KIDA Community based Health Insurance Plan (KICHIP) was initiated. Like all CBHI programs elsewhere, the Plan reduces out of pocket spending for health care among the poor population and increases opportunities to access …

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We count on donations and the support from Partners, Well-wishers and Stakeholders like you to help us send and keep girls from disadvantaged backgrounds to access and complete school

Support our Projects

Your kind and generous donations towards scholarships, supports our goal of accelerating girls' participation in education and closing the gender gap within the education system at all levels in Uganda.

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A KIDA Uganda member is any individual/organization who is passionate about empowering people