• Plot 623/624, Dan Mulika Close – Bukoto
  • +256-414-531812
  • info@acfode.or.ug

Who we are and What we do

  • Ms. Regina Bafaki, Executive Director

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Action for Development (ACFODE) is a National women’s interest organization, with vast experience in promoting women’s rights and gender equality in Uganda. For the last three decades, ACFODE has been a strong advocate of gender equality, empowerment of women and girls; and the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls.

Strategic Objectives  

  • To influence the formulation and implementation of policies and legislation that promote gender equality  
  • To enhance the capacity of leaders to champion gender equality  
  • To promote positive social-cultural practices that protect the rights of women and girls  
  • To contribute to the effective implementation of programmes that economically empower women and girls in Uganda
  • To strengthen ACFODE’s systems, and practices for efficient and effective implementation of her mandate


Organizational Objectives  

  • To increase women’s effective involvement in politics and decision-making through building the leadership capacity of potential female leaders at all levels.  
  • To promote good governance and democracy at national, district and local council levels through democracy monitoring and civic education.  
  • To defend and protect women’s rights through the elimination of gender-based violence and any form of discrimination against women.  
  • To promote formulation and implementation of gender-responsive political, economic and social policies as well as programs. 
  • To build and strengthen the capacity of ACFODE and other like-minded civil society organizations for effective implementation of programs intended to benefit the vulnerable women.  


To empower women, girls and influence legislation and policy for gender equality in Uganda


A just society where gender equality is a reality.