Entries by Uganda Reach the Aged Association

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In remembrance of an inspiring Older Person Activist/Ambassador: Claudia Naluyima Kamya (1947 – 3rd November 2022)

In remembrance of an inspiring Older Person Activist/Ambassador: Claudia Naluyima Kamya (1947 – 3rd November 2022)  Mrs Claudia joined Uganda Reach the Aged Association (URAA) in the early 90s when it started, later became a Board of Directors (BoD) member of URAA in December 2016 till her death and her work over the years embodied […]

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Retired but not tired

Retired but not tired, meet Mpande, The Older Person Leader Mzee Mpande Joram Kigenyi, 67 years old, is a retired civil servant who has served different districts in Uganda as an Administrator, Auditor and, Development Worker, He is an outgoing, good-spirited gentleman and an example of what retired professionals should emulate Born and bred in […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]