Uganda

Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa. The southern part of the country includes a substantial portion of Lake Victoria, shared with Kenya and Tanzania. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region.
Quick Stats
Population: 44.26 million
GDP Growth: 6.5%
Urban Population: 24.37%
Rural Population: 75.63%

Contact

Country office contacts
Plot 652, Block 257, Wamala Close, Munyonyo, Kampala
+256 39 380 0644
michael.byamukama@repssi.org

Michael Ntanda Byamukama
michael.byamukama@repssi.org

Issues affecting children and young people in Uganda

Policy and frameworks supporting children in Uganda

  • Ensure children are not detained with adults
  • Children are not incarcerated in adult prisons,
  • Children are not involved in armed combat
  • All trials involving children are not delayed, they are free and fair, and only rehabilitative orders are given.
  • No child is sentenced to death in case they have been found guilty of capital offences.
  • Establishing child friendly procedures, mechanisms and solutions in the juvenile justice system.
  • Ensure that the best interest of the child is paramount in determining custody, parentage, alternative care including foster care, guardianship, adoption and sentencing.

REPSSI Projects in Uganda

REPSSI Work In Uganda

Partners

Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development
Ministry of Education and Sports
Nsamizi Institute of Social Development
WORLD Vision Uganda
Child of THE World Foundation (COW – Foundation)
MILDMAY Uganda
TPO – Uganda
WONETHA Uganda
Uganda Women’s Effort to safe Orphans (UWESO)
COTFONE Foundation MASAKA
Rakai Health Sciences (RHS)

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