Written by Documentation team;
With a vision towards “inclusive cities where the urban poor utilize opportunities to transform their communities”, ACTogether is the national support NGO for the National Slum Dwellers’ Federation of Uganda (NSDFU). The Organization was established in 2006, to facilitate processes that develop organizational capacity at the local level and promote pro-poor policy and practice in Uganda’s urban development arena. At the ten years journey, ACTogether together with NSDFU advances concerns of over 1949 savings group of slum dwellers in various municipalities across the country. ACTogether & NSDFU use savings not only to empower communities of the urban poor but also to mobilize them into organize them into small self-help groups that ably take care of their needs. At the mark of 10 years, average daily savings 1,459,764,000Shs through which loans are advanced to communities as well as establishing numerous projects in waste management, providing security of tenure bio-fil toilets skills development and hopes to expand interventions into affordable housing.