Agency for Development of Youth Farmers in Uganda

Agency for Development of Young Farmers in Uganda (ADYOFU)

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Agency for Development of Young Farmers in Uganda (ADYOFU) is a youth-founded and youth-led non-governmental and non-for-profit youth organization founded in 2010 as a Community Based Organization and registered in 2016 and 2017 as a charitable company limited by guarantee and an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) respectively. ADYOFU was formed to support its members and other young people to benefit from existing opportunities in the agricultural sector of Uganda, region and the world over and, currently has at membership of up to 23 local youth groups/associations and 20 individual young farmers engaged in agriculture, community managed microfinance (village savings & loan associations), promotion of public accountability & good governance practices, technical vocational education & training. ADYOFU is currently operating in the district of Abim, Kotido and Kaabong, all located in the semi-arid region of Northern Karamoja in North Eastern Uganda.

The history of their current areas operation has been characterized by severe unfortunate incidences of gross violation of human rights accompanied with relatively acute hunger and starvation.

Vision: To be the driving model and the most productive young farmers’ organisation in Uganda

Mission: Empowering young people to be productive in society.

Objectives:

  • To create awareness among individual youth about their potential and available opportunities in agriculture Sector.
  • To create and facilitate the exchange and transfer of ideas, knowledge and skills in production that can better lives of the youthful community.
  • To provide avenues and create links through which government development partners and well-wishers encourage and support youth centered projects.

Member organisations:

  • Arembwola Progressive Youth Group                                
  • Smiling Stone Youth Group
  • Kanu Youth Dev’t Group
  • Ryeko Ber Youth Group
  • Teo Obia Youth Group
  • Ribere Ber Youth Group
  • Ayeo Kony Youth Group Abim T/C
  • Wilobo Yela Youth Group Alerek S/C
  • Kuc Pi Anyim Alerek S/C
  • Umbrella Youth Dev’t Group Alerek S/C
  • Angolebwal Youth Agricultural Dev’t Group Morulem S/C
  • Oringowelo Youth Dev’t Association Morulem S/C
  • Agile Youth Organization Morulem S/C
  • Aremo Young Farmers’ Group Morulem S/C
  • Gulonger United Youth Association Morulem S/C
  • Akwangagwel United Youth Group Morulem S/C
  • Morulem Youth in Action for Dev’t Morulem S/C
  • Adea Youth on Move Morulem S/C
  • Riham Riham Youth Group Nyakwae S/C
  • Pei Par Youth Group Nyakwae S/C
  • Kony Kor Awothi Youth Group Nyakwae S/C
  • Aridai Youth Group Lotuke S/C
  • Orwamuge Youth Association Lotuke S/C
  • Ayeo Kony Community Youth Group Abim T/C
  • Loyoroit Youth Led Sports Group Alerek S/C
  • Kakweth Youth Group Lotuke S/C
  • Green Villa Youth Group Lotuke S/C
  • Waryem Kec Farmers’ Group Morulem S/C
  • Katabok East Parish Youth Association Morulem S/C
  • Katabok East Youth Action against Poverty Morulem S/C

Contact info:

Location: Church of Uganda, Abim Town council, Abim District

Contact Person: Simon Peter Olum

Phone number: 0382002978

Email address: adyofuabim@gmail.com

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