Enhancing grass-roots activism

Our work has inspired and built a new breed of leaders

OUR COMMITMENT

Today, millions of people continue to live in extreme poverty, continue to suffer and die from preventable causes and rights of millions are abused. ICOD Action Network recognizes the importance of all human rights and their interrelatedness.

To achieve lasting change and ensure equity, we need a movement of people collaborating across regions, sectors and generations to tackle challenges and develop solutions. Together, we can create the change need at every level, from communities to global systems, to give all people the chance to leave a healthy and fulfilling life.

With two main Program areas in Southwestern Uganda and a new program area in Northeastern Uganda, ICOD Action Network is creating a movement of grassroots activists creating lasting change in their communities in ICOD Action Network's work extends beyond material support and touches upon the need to empower communities so that they can be able to sustain themselves. Our core values of the ICOD Action Network are deeply rooted in sustainability, human rights, justice, inclusiveness and participation, commitment, accountability and transparency

POWer of a granny

In February 2014, our team started a journey to capture extraordinary stories about girls, women and communities whose lives had been broken down after being forced to undergo Female Genital Mutilation....

live the mandela legacy

On November 22, 2014, we want to emulate Nelson Mandela's unwavering commitment to justice, equality, social cohesion, selflessness and service to humanity. Be part  of Mandela Legacy. Live the Mandela Legacy.

ICT FOR FARMERS

ICOD Action Network is implementing  an ICT and information sharing project targeting rural farmers.  Under this project, community groups are taking part in a program at our center that provides instruction in ICT...

Supporting marternal health

In the 12 months alone, we have reached out to  1070 girls and  women and increased the number of women accessing to maternal health services by more than 30%.

the power of 'grow' internship

Every year, 2 - 5 students from our partner organization GlobeMed , Arizona State University Chapter,  take part in a GROW internship, is a 3-8 week onsite visit in which they work with us on a house construction, sanitation and water project that targets critically vulnerable families in our Southwetern Uganda HIV/AIDS response program..

GROW internships are a fantastic tool for us and our partner to form personal relationships and allow our teams to jointly work together. Our 2016 internships application is now open. Read more HERE

Founded as Integrated Community Efforts for Development(ICOD) in February 2008, ICOD Action Network's work extends beyond material support and touches upon the need to empower communities so that they can be able to sustain themselves ICOD Action Network has continued to inspire individuals in Uganda's to find innovative and sustainable local solutions to end extreme poverty, hunger and diseases. With two main Program areas in Southwestern Uganda and Northeastern Uganda, ICOD Action Network is creating a movement of grassroots activists creating lasting change in their communities.

Our Philosophy

ICOD Action Network is committed to working in an open and responsible way that builds trust and respect of all our stakeholders. ICOD Action Network is committed to high quality programming and seeks to work with affected communities and populations in the best way possible.

The core values of the ICOD Action Network are deeply rooted in sustainability, human rights, justice, inclusiveness and participation, commitment, accountability and transparency. Resources and responsibilities for decision–making are used in ways that are mutually transparent and answerable to all stakeholders. READ MORE

our Partners