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  • info@ta-crusade-uganda.org
  • Mukono, Uganda

Who We are


Twekembe Association Centre for Rural Development and Empowerment (T.A-CRUSADE-UGANDA) is a Registered Grassroots Not for Profit Organization (Reg. No: MKN/CBO 2859/2019) initiated and governed by the local community members in Nakifuma County, Mukono District, Uganda since 2003. The organization operates in Nakifuma County.


To be the leading grassroots organization offering quality sustainable services to the poor, disadvantaged and marginalized communities in Uganda.


To support Vulnerable People in rural communities to escape from poverty through Education, Empowerment, Creation of Employment and Sustainable Capacity building.

  • Provide educational opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged individuals and communities
  • Improve access to basic services and infrastructure to disadvantaged communities, including but not limited to healthcare, clean water and electricity
  • Support people in reduced circumstances, without sufficient means, or those who are experiencing times of need thereby providing important support for the relief of poverty or other forms of disadvantage such as disability
  • Address environmental challenges and promote sustainable development, both and through the pursuit of the other key areas of focus listed here

We have among others been involved in the following since 2003:

Constructed 4 Community Hand Water pumps

Repaired 18 Community Hand Water pumps

Built 8 new schools latrine blocks

Built 2 School Kitchen Blocks

Constructed 6 Ferrous Water Tanks in 6 Schools

Established 8 School Gardens

Trained 83 Early Childhood Education Instructors

Distributed 102 mosquito nets for malaria prevention

Trained 1500 rural Youth and Women in Tradable Vocational skills that have included Masonry, Plumbing, Electrical Installation, Auto-mechanics, Cookery & Bakery, Tailoring, Hairdressing, Entrepreneurship, Computer Applications, Computer Repair and Maintenance among others.

4 Community Medical camps

Built 2 Washrooms and Changing Rooms

Deworming of school children

Equipped an IT lab at a Vocational Skills Training Centre

Built capacity of a women’s cooperative to help them earn money to educate their children



We will endeavor by our work to make clear that:

  • Children and young people are listened to, valued and respected.
  • Vulnerable adults are treated with care and respect.
  • Staff at our projects are aware of the need to be alert to the signs of abuse and know what to do with their concerns.
  • Any paid and unpaid staff are subject to rigorous recruitment procedures.
  • Any paid and unpaid staff are given appropriate support and training.


T.A-CRUSADE- UGANDA has over the years worked in Partnership with a number of strategic entities that have included Funding & Implementing Partners, CSOs, GOU, Local Governments, Schools, and Individuals among others. These include but not limited to;

Nabbaale Sub-county Local Government

MOES – TVET Non-formal Training Programme

Kitchen Table Charities Trust- United Kingdom

Volkart Vision – Switzerland

Tools for Self Reliance – United Kingdom

CanAssist African Relief Trust – Canada

Seeds for Africa- United Kingdom

Pens for Kids – Denmark

Rhodes Scholars’ Southern Africa Forum- (RSSAF) – United Kingdom

Feed the Minds – United Kingdom

Van Doorn Foundation – The Netherlands

Nederlands Albert Schweitzer Fonds – The Netherlands

The International Initiative to End Child Labour (IIECL) and the Emily Sandall Foundation (ESF) – USA

Transpetrol Foundation – Switzerland

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