UCOBAC envisions empowered communities free of poverty and able to exercise their human rights and fundamental freedoms . The association aims to improve the welfare of women and children using community-based initiatives.
The Association´s objectives are to identify and define vulnerable women and children, their needs and priority programs; to advocate for women and children’s rights; and to enable the local communities to acquire and sustain their capacity to plan, obtain and manage resources which will improve the welfare of the communities. Furthermore, UCOBAC aims to reinforce the capacity of Community-Based Organizations (CBOs) to meet their objectives and improve their welfare.
Uganda Community Based Association for Women and Children Welfare (UCOBAC) is a non-partisan, non-government organization dedicated to promoting and improving socio-economic welfare of vulnerable women and children in Uganda. The organization was founded in 1990 to serve about one million orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs) in