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Taking up a new role to change the lives of older people after retirement

Taking up a new role to change the lives of older people after retirement John Brown Elieru, Aged 76, is an Itesot by tribe from Katine Sub-county in the Soroti District of Eastern Uganda. John is a retired civil savant having worked as a Teacher,…
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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…
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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,…
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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…

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,…

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…
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Strengthen URAA institutional capacity and effectiveness.

Targets 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…
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The Situation of Older Persons: Shelter

In most communities, older persons face the challenge of access to good shelter. A Study on the Health Needs of Older Persons conducted by the MGLSD in 2002 established that, in many communities, older persons live in semi-permanent, grass-thatched,…