Geographic focus

LWF is implementing a range of projects in the districts of Kampala, Kamwenge, Pader, Kitgum, Adjumani, Moyo, Lamwo, Hoima and Luuka.

Kampala

In 2009,LWF Uganda entered into a partership with ACTogether, a community-based organization, to provide joint support to the slum communities in Kampala up to date. Kampala is also the location of the country’s headquarters. 

Kamwenge

In June 2012, LWF intervened through an ACT appeal with WASH and livelihoods for Congolese refugees in Rwamwanja settlement who fled the Democratic Republic of Congo as a result of conflicts. As an implementing partner for UNHCR, LWF employs a multisectional approach to respond to critical needs for refugees in Rwamwanja and host community. LWF currently provides support to refugees and host community residents interms of water and sanitary facilities, livelihoods, protection as well as education (scholarships to refugees). 

Kigtum

This office opened in October of 2005 to respond to the Internally Displaced People emergency created by the conflict between the Lord Resistence Army and the Gorvernment of Uganda. The first sector implemented by LWF was Water and Sanitation but has since grown to include; child sponsorship/rights, agro forestry, income generating activities, food security and support for nodding disease victims.

Pader

LWF commenced its humanitarian duties in Pader in January, 2007 to supplement the support services provided to IDPs from the conflict between the Government of Uganda and the Lord Resistence Army. Since then, LWF has expanded its services to include; response towards HIV/AIDS, food security and nutrition, water and sanitation, support for nodding disease victims, sustainable livelihoods, health and agriculture empowerment (PAFEP) projects.

Adjumani

The program in Adjumani was created to respond to the mass influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan. It started in January 2014, with LWF as one of the very first responders on ground in Uganda's northwestern territory.

LWF’s main areas of intervention include; supply of clean water through construction and rehabilitation of boreholes; construction and rehabilitation of hygiene and sanitary facilities, such as latrines and hand washing facilities; as well as hygiene promotion.

LWF also implements Protection in the camps (SGBV and child protection as well as providing for persons with special needs). LWF also pursues activities in construction of shelter for refugees, distribution centres, and also extends support in livelihoods to both refugees and host community residents. At the reception and centre, LWF distributes non food items like blankets, plastic sheets, mosquito nets, utensils, tarpulins, et al to new arrivals.

LWF is UNHCR's multi-sectoral implementing partner in Adjumani district's refugee settlements. 

 

Luuka

The communities of Luuka are faced with hunger due to land exploitation by sugarcane outgrowers and proccessors. With this, farming in both food and cash crops is neglected hence poverty and hunger in one of Uganda's newest districts. 

To avert hunger and poverty, LWF is implementing food security projects in Luuka that support both food and cash crop farming.

 

Moyo

The program in Palorinya, Moyo was created to help address the mass influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan. It started in December 2016, with LWF as one of the very first responders on ground in Uganda's northwestern territory.

LWF’s main areas of intervention include; supply of clean water through construction and rehabilitation of boreholes; construction and rehabilitation of hygiene and sanitary facilities, such as latrines and hand washing facilities; as well as hygiene promotion.

LWF also implements Protection in the camps (SGBV and child protection as well as providing for persons with special needs). LWF also pursues activities in construction of shelter for refugees, distribution centres, and also extends support in livelihoods to both refugees and host community residents. At the reception and centre, LWF distributes non food items like blankets, plastic sheets, mosquito nets, utensils, tarpulins, et al to new arrivals.

LWF is UNHCR's multi-sectoral implementing partner in Palorinya settlement. 

Lamwo

The program in Palabek settlement, Lamwo district was created to help address the mass influx of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan. It started in March 2017, with LWF as one of the very first responders on ground.

LWF’s main areas of intervention include; supply of clean water through construction and rehabilitation of boreholes; construction and rehabilitation of hygiene and sanitary facilities, such as latrines and hand washing facilities; as well as hygiene promotion.

LWF also implements Protection in the settlement (SGBV and child protection as well as providing for persons with special needs). LWF also pursues activities in environment protection, construction of shelter for refugees, distribution centres, and also extends support in livelihoods to both refugees and host community residents. At the reception centre, LWF distributes non food items like blankets, plastic sheets, mosquito nets, utensils, tarpulins, et al to new arrivals.

LWF is UNHCR's multi-sectoral implementing partner in Palabek settlement. 

Hoima

In Hoima district, LWF works in Kyangwali settlement which sits on 91 square kilometres and was established in 1960s by the Government of Uganda through the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) to offer refuge to migrants from DRC, South Sudan, Rwanda, Burundi and Kenya among other countries.

LWF started working in Kyangwali settlement in 2018 following a mass influx of Congolese refugees fleeing conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 

LWF’s main areas of intervention include; supply of clean water; construction and rehabilitation of hygiene and sanitary facilities, such as latrines and hand washing facilities; as well as hygiene promotion.

LWF also implements Protection in the settlement (SGBV and child protection as well as providing for persons with special needs). LWF also pursues activities in shelter construction for refugees. At the reception centre, LWF distributes non food items to new arrivals.