Children's Rights Advocacy and Lobby Mission - Africa (CALM Africa)

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History

Founded 2004. Started, 1985, as 'Zeulia Family Alliance for Development (ZEFAD )' Self Help Group in Kifamba Sub County, Rakai District in the extended family of James Kimera Ssekiwanuka to respond to the challenges presented by HIV/AIDS. In 2000 transitioned into a Community Based Organization (CBO) to respond to the broader issues and challenges of HIV/AIDS. Name changed, 2001, to 'CALM Uganda' when other professionals joined the Alliance, and later to the present name to reflect a wider vision and mission. Registered as a local NGO, 2005, and established offices in Rakai District and later in Kampala and Wakiso Districts.

Aims

Work to pragmatically promote the rights and protection of children and young people in order to meet immediate needs and ensure lasting changes leading to successful and productive lives.

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Activities

Awareness raising; training/education; networking/liaising; capacity building; projects/programmes; research and development.

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Consultative Status

United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) (Special).

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Members

Members in 5 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal

UIA Org ID

J9900

Last News Received

14. Jun 2017
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