Drylands Development Initiative (DDI Uganda) is a community-based organization formed in 2016 and working in Kaabong District of North Karamoja. It operates in this area in collaboration with local and regional organizations.
|Livelihoods Based Workshops and Training|
DDI Uganda is on a mission to reduce poverty and conflict by building community resilience and capabilities, securing better lives and sustainable livelihoods. This mission is embodied in such thematic areas as environmental protection, wildlife conservation and co-existence, land rights, research and advocacy among others.
|Training Ik farmers on the best practices of crop production, in Kaabong town|
This year, DDI Uganda is working on a number of projects such as the establishment of Agro-pastoral Field Schools, training community members on income generating activities, and capacity building in the district. These projects and all the activities that DDI Uganda engages in are guided by respect for human dignity, transparency and accountability, integrity and cooperation as core values.
In the course of their activities and projects in the community, DDI Uganda faces the following challenges:
- Inadequate transport system
- Unstable Internet connectivity
- Illiteracy among community members