Member profile

Organization

African Partners for Child Poverty (APPCO)

Constituency

Civil Society

Country/Region

Uganda

Organisation Description

African Partners for Child Poverty (APPCO) is a rights based child focused NGO that supports and works with local communities, civil society organizations and government to meet social protection, reproductive health, livelihoods/nutrition and safe learning needs of vulnerable children towards zero child poverty. Since 2010, its mission has been; to Work and support vulnerable communities to promote and protect human rights for collective action towards zero child poverty. Our programming principle is to address the plight of Deprived, Excluded and Vulnerable children and women in the communities where we operate. APPCO operates under the umbrella of four key thematic areas. These themes portray the most common societal needs and vulnerabilities that households are frequently exposed to namely; 1) Protection of the Rights of Children and Women, 2) Promotion of Reproductive health for Young People, 3) Livelihoods Improvement and Natural Resource Management, 4) Promotion of Good Governance, Peace and Security based on Justice.

Issues

Sexual violence

Physical violence

Emotional violence

Neglect

Sector

Women and gender equality

Social Services/Child Protection

Social Protection

Justice/Law Enforcement

Human Rights