LWF Uganda is active in the districts Adjumani, Kamwenge, Moyo, Lamwo, Kikuube (providing support to Refugees and host community), Kitgum, Pader, Kampala and Luuka.

Geographic focus

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

Kampala

LWFin partnership  with Uganda Youth Development Link  provides Sexual and Reproductive Health services and vocational skilling to urban youths

Kamwenge

In June 2012, LWF intervened through an ACT appeal with WASH and livelihoods for Congolese refugees in the Rwamwanja settlement who fled the Democratic Republic of Congo due to conflicts. LWF employs a multisectional approach to respond to critical needs for refugees in Rwamwanja and the host community. LWF currently provides support to refugees and host community residents in terms of water and sanitary facilities, livelihoods, protection, and 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 Government 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.

 

Obongi

The Palorinya settlement program 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 first responders on the 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 handwashing facilities, and hygiene promotion.

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

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

Kikuube

In Kikuube district, LWF works in Kyangwali settlement which sits on 91 square kilometres and was established in the 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 the 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 handwashing facilities, and hygiene promotion.

LWF also implements Protection in the settlement (SGBV and child protection and provides 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.