Who We Are

Who We Are

About Aridland Development Programme (ADP)

Aridland Development Programme (ADP) is a Christian-founded NGO that started as a grassroots CBO in 2004 and later acquired its NGO status in April 2008 with the aim of serving poor and marginalized communities in Karamoja sub-region.

The organization is fully registered with the National NGO Board, granting it legal authority to provide services under the laws of Uganda. In the struggle to make a difference in the life of youth and other community members, ADP is engaged in several interventions targeting improvement in the livelihood of the beneficiaries through multiple vocational and enterprise skills training and other livelihood sectors.

Coverage and intervention areas

ADP currently operates mainly in Abim, Kotido, Kaabong, Karenga and Otuke districts, with thematic areas being livelihoods, food security and
nutrition, climate change & disaster risk, skills development & youth employment, governance and economic empowerment.

Our Vision

Communities in Karamoja are empowered, healthy, have secure access to food resources and are economically self-sustaining.

Our Mission

Stimulate sustainable community transformation through integrated development approaches ensuring that communities are able to take durable charge of their live.

Our Core Values

Respect for human dignity & self-worth
Good stewardship
Transparency and accountability