Entries by Uganda Reach the Aged Association


Who we work with

2019 was an incredible year for URAA being the third year of implementation of its strategic plan 2017 – 2021. URAA utilised and convened forums to facilitate processes for strategizing and alliance building with the Older Person fraternity as well as other Age Care Organisations. Within its network of Older Persons Associations, Older Citizen/Person Monitoring […]

Implementation Methodology

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 […]

Age Demands Action Campaigns

[dropcap type=”default”]A[/dropcap]ge Demands Action campaigns are usually undertaken by URAA with support from Help Age International. These campaigns make use of calendar events to bring concerns of older persons to the notice of policymakers, implementers, and the community. In the period under review, URAA organized events around World Elderly Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) which were […]

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL)

[dropcap type=”default”]M[/dropcap]onitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL), URAA has in house capacity to support its member associations and organizations in the areas of organizational development, monitoring, evaluation accountability and learning through ensuring the members are able to account both in terms of results and value for money.

Governance and management structure

URAA is governed through a general assembly which meets annually, a Board of Directors that guides the operations and policy implementation of the organization, committees and sub committees for specific tasks and assignments. The day to day running of the association is managed by a secretariat headed by a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with a […]

Target groups

The URAA targets all older persons; men and women in Uganda who have attained the mandatory retirement age of 60 years and persons under their care. The above not withstanding URAA pays special attention to those most venerable OPs that have no formally established social security system to depend on for their wellbeing. Many such […]

Member capacity building and networking

URAA integrates capacity building into the day to day project activity delivery (example trainings) to support its partners in Organisational development, Financial Management, Governance (Constitution development), Capacity assessment and development, Savings and Credit management, Quality Membership recruitment as well as Resource mobilization; Strategic networking, collaboration with other CSOs/CBOs and Government institutions and departments – ageing […]