Nutrition trainings
Nutrition trainings

AFIRD organized nutrition trainings to the mothers of Nabusanke amidst COVID19.

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Aerial view of AFIRD demonstration gardens
Aerial view of AFIRD demonstration gardens

An aerial view showing visitors from Environment alert in AFIRD demonstration gardens.

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A Teacher and students packing Bokashi for future garden use

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News Updates

AFIRD was founded in 1997 by a group of professionals who realized the need for an integrated approach to rural development and brought their experiences together to develop the country. It was registered as an NGO in 1998 under registration No: S-5914/2404 and Certificate No: 2222. It is authorized to operate in all parts of Uganda.

AFIRD envisage a society free from hunger and diseases living in a peaceful and green environment and with a Mission to enable the more vulnerable small holder farmers in the increasingly urbanizing Wakiso, Mpigi and Mukono districts to be nutrition secure and to have increased income with a special emphasis on young people and to contribute to policy development and implementation towards sustainable farming in Uganda.
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Transparency and accountability.

Always being transparent (open) and accountable to the people we work with.


AFIRD History Series

In 2020, AFIRD started documenting its history rooted back in 1998. This is done through narration by different stakeholders. Below are a series of stories from different people. Read more......


Our Projects

AFIRD is currently implementing four projects spread in two districts in central Uganda. These projects are implemented in partnership with Misereor, Bread for the World, ADA & DKA through HORIZONT3000, Tudor Trust and MIVA. Read more......


Our Focus

AFIRD's work is geared towards causing a change in livelihoods, environment, education and the health of vulnerable communities in Uganda. To that effect, four strategic programs were instituted to drive AFIRD towards the change envisaged. Read more...