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The Uganda Reach the Aged Association (URAA) is a national voluntary not-for­-profit, non-government organization whose vision is a dignified, self-fulfilled poverty free ageing Uganda and a mission is to champion the realization and preservation of a dignified quality of life for older persons in Uganda. URAA was founded in 1991 by a group of older persons (OP) themselves and is affiliated to HelpAge International. URAA is registered with NGO board No. S. 5914/797 and by Guarantee No. 63986. URAA has a membership of over 480,000 older persons in the 80 district associations (230,000 Male and 250,000 Female) were it operates.

Economic Empowerment for Older Persons including work with refugees:


  • Increase in the number of older persons accessing secure incomes.
  • URAA member organizations establish micro projects for household income.
  • URAA member Organizations start group-based savings and credit schemes
  • Influence to financial and insurance institutions to incorporate OPs Associations.


  • Health facilities equipped with medicine and personnel for old age care.
  • A reduction in the prevalence and impact of HIV and AIDS on older persons.
  • Reduction in the incidences of abuse and violation of the rights of older persons. URAA has trained Paralegal Advisors and Older Citizen Monitoring teams among the refugees and even locals, these are tasked to provide Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services as well as service monitoring for and with older persons
  • Provision of medical support through Medical Camps


  • URAA active in at least 8 relevant national, regional and international networks.
  • A vibrant national and regional older persons’ network in place.
  • Increased partnership with age care organizations to promote rights of OPs.
    Policy influence and Research:


  • Data on issues concerning older persons is available and accessible.
  • OPs issues are mainstreamed and integrated in at least 10 national based policies.
  • An organized stakeholder movement in place to lobby and advocate for OPs.
    Strengthen URAA institutional capacity and effectiveness.


  • Diversified financial resource base
  • Structures, systems and policies that enable URAA to achieve its Mission in place.
  • Strengthened capacity of URAA members to lead community action for their rights.
  • URAA member organizations vibrant and sustainable.

To achieve the above targets the following strategies are used:-

Training: on Organizational Development, Saving and Credit (VSLA methodology) and linking groups to Financial Institutions Training on Financial Literacy, Business Skills Development and on Income Generating Activities (IGA), Food security; URAA has developed training curriculum that is specific to older persons for skills development in management of Income Generating Activities, group management with saving and credit component incorporated. Specific tools for monitoring and tracking loan performance have also been developed to ensure Older Persons’ Associations (OPAs) adequately follow up members and support loan repayments. Capacity support is also provided to OPAs to formalize their organizations through registration, to this end URAA has a guide for development of constitution for OPAs.

Grants Management: Source and provide grants to network partners to promote various activities; capacity building on savings and credit, Business skills development, live hood support, advocacy and community monitoring. URAA also provides Technical support on development of grant recipients budgets, finance management systems and work plans.

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Internships are offered upon application and depending on the Organizations’ Capacity considering the area of interest for internship 

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URAA is a member of the Uganda National NGO Forum (UNNGOF), Uganda Social Protection Platform (USPP)

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