CEfAD’s livelihoods goals shall ensure increase in household income, availability of food, and improvement in economic and social wellbeing of indigent communities. SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS We aim at promoting access to quality Primary education and school completion at primary school level. EDUCATION FOR FUTURE Our Goals reduce Poverty and Ensure Sustainable agriculture Production PROMOTING AGRICULTURE FOR RURAL DEVELOPMENT Women's Empowerment educates and empowers women who are homeless with the skills and confidence necessary to get a job WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

We Work among
Local Communities To

Create Lasting

Centre for Alternative Development (CEfAD) is a national NGO established to contribute to addressing perpetual vulnerability conditions that undermine overcoming extreme poverty and inequality in Northern Uganda.

With myriads development constraints – youth unemployment, a wide spread practice of corruption, inefficient service delivery, other social dilemmas and the effect of climate change in Northern Uganda, CEfAD respond to addressing priority gaps in some of these social services with a focus on women and youth.

Our Vision

A community free from all forms of social and economic injustices

Our Mission

To empower communities in championing social justice, economic security and sustainable peace

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Where We Work

We concentrate our work in Northern Uganda, a region that is recovering from over 2 decades of civil war involving the Lord’s Resistance Army. Currently, CEfAD works in Gulu, Amuru and Nwoya districts in Northern Uganda.

State of vulnerability




Vulnerable children

What We Do



Climate Change


and Governance