Communities enjoying a decent life free of hunger, poverty and disease.
Promoting sustainable community livelihoods through; Income and Food security, Water and sanitation, Good
health and Policy advocacy.
i. Accountability and Transparency
Staffs, Management and Board are duty bound to be honest in taking full responsibility of their decisions,
actions and results in an open manner while on duty and or in dealing with various stakeholders on behalf
All CIDI staff are expected to demonstrate and adhere to high professional standards in their undertakings
which is critical to CIDIs pledge towards quality services
iii. Team work
CIDI believes in supporting and promoting a diverse and yet unified team working together towards
promoting a common goal. The organization will ensure that all staff at all levels recognize and appreciate
each other’s contribution towards the existence of CIDI. Equal opportunity is embedded within this value.
iv. Community participation
For sustaining development, CIDI involves the community in planning, implementation and monitoring of
their own interventions
v. Results oriented
Moving beyond implementation of activities to a special focus on delivering quality results (Short, medium
and longterm changes) is a practice that should be emulated by all staff during implementation of
Improve the economic and social welfare of communities through stimulating community participation and
responsiveness of duty bearers
To attain the desired change, CIDI will aim at empowering communities with; knowledge, skills and material
support which will enable them improve their income and food security, good health, and capacity to voice out
issues that concern them to duty bearers for improved accountability and quality service delivery.
i. To improve livelihoods through increasing access to safe water and improved sanitation in the target
ii. To improve health for all, welfare and promoting a healthy and economically productive society by 2020
iii. To contribute to economic empowerment of communities, through enhanced agribusiness investment
strategies, youth empowerment, lobbying and advocacy and natural resources management by 2020
iv. To improve social economic service delivery and sustainability in communities through good governance
and accountability in the areas of WASH, Health and Sustainable Agriculture
v. To contribute to reduction of unemployment in Uganda through provision of vocational skills to the youth
4. Team work
5. Community participation
Key thematic areas:
1. Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
2. Sustainable Agriculture
3. Health Care Promotion
4. Lobbying and Advocacy
Office set up:
CIDI’s head office is in Muyenga, Kampala but has several offices (in charge of their own programs) in different districts in Uganda:
North East: Amuria, Katakwi, Napak, Soroti,Moroto and Nakapiripirit. The programs in these areas mainly focus on sustainable agriculture, policy and advocacy and conflict resolution & peace building.
Central: Kampala, Mukono, Wakiso,Mubende,Mityana,Kayunga,Masaka and Luweero. In the capital city, CIDI implements primarily water and sanitation projects. In the other central districts, the different projects centre around health care promotion.
South West: Rakai.Nakasongola,Isingiro,Buliisa,Mubende andRubirizi In this part of Uganda CIDI’s main attention goes to improving the livelihood of farmersand Health Promotion.