Our impact

Over the last 20 years Act4Africa has changed attitudes, transformed communities, and saved lives across East Africa


We have achieved a lot and with your help, we can make an even bigger difference

Provided almost two million people with HIV/AIDS and sexual health awareness training


Opened Kathy’s Centre, a permanent community health and education facility in Mayuge, South-Eastern Uganda


Tested around 100,000 people for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections


Distributed around 300,000 condoms to communities in Uganda

Enabled women to set up over 1200 business enterprises


Helped over 1500 women to gain economic independence and receive on-going mentoring and support


Provided 35 households with reliable grain storage silos, providing them with reliable food security for up to twenty years

Educated over 300,000 about gender equality


Provided quality early-years’ education to over 100 children through our own  Kindergarten


Provide life skills, financial literacy and business enterprise skills to over 9000 disadvantaged women and girls


Supported 13 girls since 2018 to progress through higher education as part of our Grow A Girl programme

We have also responded quickly and effectively to the impact of COVID-19 and heavy flooding in eastern Uganda, reaching over 500,000 people through radio education, emergency food parcels, the provision of PPE, and the distribution of learning resources

The impact we have made has been achieved by leaving a sustainable and lasting impact on beneficiaries and their communities

We confront gender inequalities, impacting on the root of problems causing life-long harm and discrimination


We tackle gender, health and education issues amongst young people, building firm foundations for future generations


We strengthen communities economically, helping to create a more stable, secure and sustainable future


We empower and enable people to help themselves


We use partnerships and collaboration to strengthen our work


We operate at the grass roots level to ensure we reach the most disadvantaged


We focus on youth and their energy and potential


We use performance, role-play, drama and storytelling, to share information successfully and impactfully


We react quickly and flexibly to the needs of our beneficiaries, working with them to adapt our programmes when necessary

Take a look at our impact reports

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We really appreciate your support for Act4Africa. Without your help, it wouldn’t be possible to continue our work in tackling gender inequality, changing lives and giving hope to women and girls in Africa.