Communities in ten subdistricts of the Northern districts of Amuru, Amudat and Pader.
The three most important problems are: a lack of basic facilities, extreme poverty and a lack of food, and a poorly functioning local government.
Over the past few years, districts in Uganda have been frequently split up into in new districts, each of which wants to set up its own local administrative structure. Due to a lack of experience, funds and manpower, Uganda has a weak local administration. Dependency on foreign money flows is also significant.
The DCR ensures that the basic facilities in the areas of education and healthcare (reducing infant mortality) are improved and it trains teachers and medical staff. Furthermore, we set up job creation projects in order to alleviate poverty.
In Uganda we work together with such organizations as: the Dutch embassy, the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations, an international educational platform and local and international relief agencies.