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Our Vision, Mission and Organisational Objectives

Vision

The vision of URLCODA is: towards a literate, secure, healthy and peaceful society that fosters sustainable grass-roots development.

Mission statement

URLCODA exists to empower the rural communities to use literacy as a tool for achieving socio-economic and cultural transformation through various livelihood strategies.

Organisational objectives

Amongst other things, URLCODA was established to achieve the following objectives:

  • To provide non-formal, basic and intergenerational literacy/education and training for the members of the community
  • To mobilise the communities to fight HIV/AIDS and other diseases that compromise communities wellbeing
  • To offer consultancy services and conduct research in the areas of sustainable agriculture, health, environment, education, poverty and other related issues for the benefit of the public
  • To provide economic and psychosocial support to the infected and/or affected people with special emphasis on orphans and vulnerable children, and HIV + people
  • To promote girl-child education among the communities by creating opportunities for female scholarships
  • To conserve the environment for sustainable agriculture and rural development through activities such as organic farming, aforestation, re-aforestation, agro-forestry, and participatory breeding of plant species
  • To promote a spirit of co-operation and partnership among agencies and people of different denominational/cultural orientations to fight rural poverty
  • To engage the members of the community in income generating activities as a strategy to alleviate poverty
  • To establish a multipurpose community telecentre to provide training/education in aspects that are crucial for wellbeing of the members of the community; and
  • To encourage the spirit of voluntarism among the people, especially the youth so as to promote grass roots level development

 


 

UGANDA RURAL LITERACY & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (URLCODA)

National Liason Office
P. O. Box 3069, Kampala, Uganda
Tel. +256 772 411304
E-Mail: willie@tualu.org

Field Office
P. O. Box 1000, Arua, Uganda
Tel. +256 772 856295/841489
E-Mail: urlcoda@yahoo.co.uk

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