Who We Are?
to the HIV/AIDS epidemic, dozens of community-based organizations in SUBA District and the surrounding areas have been established
to deliver services to people living with HIV/AIDS and to their loved ones. Udogo youth group responded to
this HIV/AIDS epidemic by serving as a primary source of information to community. Subsequently, the Udogo youth development group of Rusinga island was formally created in 1996 with grants
from the Christian Children's Fund , with additional trainings from the organization which is a CBO working in Rusinga island in providing vital services to the members until 2004.
youth has an outreach programs involved in enlighten community on HIV/AIDS prevention, malaria control programs,deworming,
underfive growth monitoring, monitoring pregnant mothers, community education,trainnings on primary health care programs and
agro-forestry dealing with Environment
this group was formed to make the community understand themselves and develop from whatever natural resources they have, designed
as a means of putting community based youth organizations in touch with an extensive knowledge of their community and
the world at large. It was designed on the premise that information will support and strengthen those people
affected by infectious diseases, poverty, illitracy, children dropping out of school, child survival and those who cannot
provide for their needs.
UDOGO YOUTH DEVELOPMENT GROUP is dedicated to enhancing the health, Education and
eradication of poverty to the public and, in particular, to addressing issues in primary health care.
The group is
a leader in the field of primary Health care, child and family development issues, and an independent voice to advance the
well being of all people. With the help from Christian children's Fund the group therefore has a wider experience
on primary health care,HV/AIDS prevention,behaviour change programme, child survival, tree planting as one of the largest
projects going on now in the island, and Christian children's fund is the only single international organization but
community based and their trainings to the community is proven , this is where Udogo members and we need help to help
the community which so far ravaged by poverty and lack infrastructure and luck of proper medical care.
registered with the ministry of culture, gender and sports to help network this community through Education and behavior
change. This needs a centre of a community resource where they can be mobilized to know their conditions, which
can be very educative and people can be gather to learn the available resources and this is Udogo members can manage
and open it to the general public.
Udogo maintains strong relationship with community and important collections in areas associated with HIV/AIDS such as
fish beaches which are scattered all over the island and has out of school energetic young men and women with experience
in HIV/AIDS related information resources. Since its inception, the information services and technical support have been
provided through seminars and workshops held around here, this advantage is due to Udogo being a composite group
formed with members all over the island and enlighten out of school youths.
still not stationed and when we get funds we would have a cultural centre in Rusinga where we can train the community.
You can contact us through our
Samwel Okech Kongere
P.o Box 191, MBITA 40305