Cyorf Foundation For Community Development
Plot No.12 Kimaka Road, P.O.BOX 1796
Contact person: Edward Buweo
- Commune, community project
- Spiritual organization
- Educational policy/project
- Overnight facilities
- Volunteers are welcome.
Cyorf Foundation for Community Development is an indigenous not-for profit organization with the prime focus of providing formal education, health care, HIV/AIDS education, vocational training, and preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ to desperately poor, neglected and forgotten AIDS orphans and widows. The organization was founded in 2000 and in 2002,it received recognition and registration by the government of the republic of Uganda as a non-governmental organization. We are situated in Jinja district, which lies 80kms East of Kampala city, Uganda's capital.
Mission Statement: CYORF is a Christian organization with a mission to empower and/or building the capacity of orphaned children and widows to enable them be self reliant to intervene and respond to their needs (physical, spiritual, educational and emotional) individually, in their families and in the communities they live in.
Our Vision: To transform the lives of orphaned children and widows holistically and with love to enable them come out of physical and spiritual; suffering, illiteracy, poverty, disease, and other causes to human suffering.
Our Aim: CYORF was established with an aim to uphold the sanctity of human life by meeting the physical, educational and emotional needs of orphaned children, widows and generally people facing welfare problems. In pursuit to fulfill and accomplish our Mission, Vision and purpose of existence.
CYORF has three major Programmes through which it reaches out to people facing physical and spiritual suffering.
• HIV/AIDS Intervention and Vulnerable Groups welfare Programmes.
• Community Development and Empowerment Programmes.
• Gospel Missions.
In the past CYORF has initiated a number of interventions to address the problems faced by the community through various activities which include; provision of formal and vocational education to orphaned children and widows, participated in training the community on HIV/AIDS awareness, initiating a cow project for widows of Buwenda village, renovation and construction of a pit latrine for Mpumudde rehabilitation center among other activities. Our interventions create positive impact on the grass root populace because the methodologies we adapt are bottom – top approach.
For other net participants we can offer overnight facilities, deliver a lecture, procure expert information and establish new contacts in the field of our work.