Monday, March 30, 2009


2009 Planting Season begins in Lyantonde

Rains began in the last quarter of the month of March marking the beginning of the planting season in Lyantonde district. While some farmers begin clearing their fields for the new planting season, some families in rural Lyantonde don't know their next course of action among which are child headed households affected by HIV/AIDS and high poverty levels which is a characteristic of most households in rural Lyantonde.

ICOD plans to resume free seeds distribution to vulnerable members of the community in its efforts to build a food secure community. The organization calls upon every one to extend their support to this program.

Contact the Country Program Coordinator for details on how to help the Lyantonde Community:
Tel: +256 751 933 845 / 703 740 206

Sunday, March 29, 2009

2009 Priority Areas

• Educational support to orphans and other vulnerable children
• HIV/AIDS sensitization and awareness.
• Seed distribution to orphans families and farmer's groups
• Health outreach for the sick
• Agricultural training and support
• Safe water and sanitation in rural areas.

Organization’ targets
ICOD targets Child Headed Households, Orphans, People with AIDS, Widows, Elderly and other vulnerable members of the community.


Since its inception in February 2008, ICOD Uganda has worked hand in hand with the district local governments, civil society organizations, local leaders, foreign and local partners and communities to map out best ways of responding to the effects of the AIDS pandemic in the district. In carrying out most its activities, the organization works with the relevant stakeholders for efficiency and effectiveness.

Over the last year ICOD has been able to:
• Conduct an enumeration and needs assessment survey to establish in depth the effects of HIV/AIDS on children in the district, and to gather data which has helped in the design of appropriate, relevant and sustainable projects.
• Support orphans with scholastic materials like uniforms, books, pencils and pens.
• Distribute food supplies to vulnerable households in Lyantonde district.
• Distribute seeds for farming to 20 vulnerable families and 3 farmers groups in Lyantonde and Masaka districts in its efforts to build a food secure community.
• Extended health services support to over 3000 people in its annual health outreach organized in partnership with University Bible Fellowship

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