Our Approach To Development

DRI-U implements using the Rights based Approach (RBA). Rights-based approaches seek to draw on rights standards, principles and legal obligations in the process and outcomes of development work to further the claims of rights holders and invoke the accountability of dutybearers for adressing structural causes and barriers to impoverishments and oppression.

Our Corporate Culture And Core Values
1. Team work
2. Accountability
3. Integrity
4. Subsidiarity
5. Equal opportunities for all irrespective of gender, nationality,religion,race or social class.

What We Do

DRI-U strives to address a diversity of issues with in the context of emergencies,recovery and development in 4 thematic areas.

Thematic Areas

  1. Disaster risk reduction, emergency preparedness and response
  2. Sustainable livelihoods
  3. Community-led action for justice
  4. Right to quality education and health in emergencies

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  1. Increase household income
  2. Improve household food security
  3. Improve community resilience to diasaster
  4. Improve institutional capacity to effective and relevant service.
  5. Improve health living starndards of the community.

Empowering Women and Girls to excel in businesses in informal settlements/slums of Kampala and Wakiso Districts.

The project will specifically contribute towards increasing livelihood opportunities of the poor Women and Adolescent Young Girls living under absolute poverty ($2 Dollars a day) in the project area.

Duration : 3 years

Number of direct rights holders : 3750.

Overall Objective/Goal:

TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE SOCIAL ECONOMIC WELL BEING OF WOMEN AND GIRLS IN INFORMAL SETTLEMENTS OF KAMPALA AND WAKISO

Specific Objective(s)/Outcomes:

  1. Vulnerable women in Kampala and Wakiso districts have increased and improved capacity to initiate, plan and manage their businesses by 2020.
  2. Vulnerable women in Kampala and Wakiso districts have access to funding allowing them to get productive assets and start their businesses by 2020
  3. Vulnerable women and girls in Kampala and Wakiso districts have increased capacity to lobby and advocate for their rights by 2020

 

1. DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE
i. Strengthened capacity by communities to minimize losses and recover from Disaster
ii. Effectively coordinated and rapid/timely response mechanisms in place to address emergencies
iii. Asylum seekers and displaced persons are living a dignified life within the settlement areas.
iv. Enhanced capacity of the affected communities to cope beyond the acute phase

 

2. SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS
i. Vulnerable households have access to food
ii. Vulnerable groups (households) have access to alternative income generating sources.

3. COMMUNITY-LED ACTION FOR JUSTICE
i. Strengthened capacity of the target communities effectively exercise their power to demand their rights
ii. Right holders groups are active in shaping own village development
iii. Duty bearers are accountable and promote, protect and respect the rights of the right holders
iv. Communities have improved access to human rights
v. Peaceful co-existence within and across communities

4. RIGHT TO QUALITY EDUCATION AND HEALTH IN EMERGENCIES
i. Learner-friendly, safe environments for provision of quality learning opportunities for children, adolescents and youth
ii. Increase accessibility to prevention, preparedness, mitigation and control of health-related disasters and epidemics