Revealed: List of NGOs likely to be affected by suspension of DGF

President Museveni, early this year, directed the immediate suspension of the activities of the Democratic Governance Facility (DGF), the largest pool of donor funding to non-governmental organisations in Uganda over what has been termed as financing of subversive activities.

According to Museveni's letter, DGF operates a Shs 500 billion fund on which many Non Governmental Organisations and government agencies draw operational costs.

Sources within the civil society told Nile Post that Museveni's decision could lead to a closure of more than 100 organisations and affect some of the projects run by agencies in his government.

Below is a list of organisations/agencies likely to be affected by DGF's suspension;

  • ActionAid International-Uganda (AAIU)
  • Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (Acode)
  • African Centre for Media Excellence (ACME)
  • Africa Freedom of Information Centre (AFIC)
  • African Centre for Energy and Mineral Policy (ACEMP)
  • African Centre for Trade and Development (ACTADE)
  • African Centre for Treatment & Rehabilitation of Torture Victims (ACTV)
  • African Leadership Institute (AFLI)
  • African Youth Initiative Network (AYINET)
  • Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA)
  • Alliance for Finance Monitoring (ACFIM)
  • Alliance of Mayors and Municipal Leaders’ Initiative for Community Action on AIDS at the Local Level (AMICAALL)
  • Amuria District Development Agency (ADDA)
  • Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU)
  • Center for Governance and Economic Development (CEGED)
  • Centre for Basic Research (CBR)
  • Centre for Women in Governance (CEWIGO)
  • Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group (CSBAG)
  • Community Driven Network Uganda (CODNET)
  • Community Integrated Development Initiative (CIDI)
  • Ecological Christian Organization (ECO)
  • Food Rights Alliance (FRA)
  • Global Rights Alert (GRA)
  • Gulu Women Economic Development and Globalisation (GWED-G)
  • Human Rights Network for Journalists-Uganda (HRNJ-U)
  • Initiative for Social and Economic Rights (ISER)
  • International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ)
  • Justice Defenders
  • Judiciary (JLOS)
  • Kabarole Research & Resource Centre (KRC)
  • Kapchorwa Civil Society Organisation Alliance (KACSOA)
  • Kind Initiative for Development (KIND-UG)
  • Kituo Cha Katiba: Eastern Africa Centre for Constitutional Development (KcK)
  • Legal Aid Service Providers Network (LASPNET)
  • Maendeleo ya Jamii (MYJ)
  • Muslim Centre for Justice Law (MCJL)
  • National Coalition for Human Rights Defenders Uganda (NCHRD-U)
  • Netherlands Institute for Multiparty Democracy Uganda (NIMD)
  • Penal Reform International (PRI)
  • Platform for Labour Action (PLA)
  • Restless Development Uganda (RD)
  • Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition (RAC)
  • Rwenzori Forum for Peace and Justice (RFPJ)
  • Teso Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAC)
  • Teso Religious Leaders Efforts for Peace and Reconciliation (TERELEPAR)
  • The Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAACC)
  • The Human Rights Centre Uganda (HRCU)
  • The Women’s International Peace Centre (WIPC)
  • Transparency International Uganda (TIU)
  • Uganda Association of Women Lawyers (FIDA-UGANDA)
  • Uganda Debt Network (UDN)
  • Uganda Joint Christian Council (UJCC)
  • Uganda Media Women’s Association (UMWA)
  • Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF)
  • Uganda Project Implementation & Management Centre (UPIMAC)
  • Uganda Radio Network (URN)
  • Uganda Women’s Network (UWONET)
  • Westminister Foundation For Democracy (WFD)
  • Wizarts Foundation (Wizart)
  • World Voices Uganda (WVU)




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