Action for Youth Development (ACOYDE, is an indigenous, non-profit making, youth focused organization founded in 2010. The Organization is registered with the NGO Board of Uganda in 2010 Reg. No 124438. ACOYDE is governed according to its Constitution, Articles and Memorandum of Association.
ACOYDE has over the years implemented a number of projects involving the youth economic strengthening programs, gender equality, environmental conservation and biodiversity programs, sexual reproductive and health rights for the youth, especially the adolescents and young women and men of 24 years and below.
ACOYDE is ratified to work in every part of Uganda but has been operating in South Western Districts of Uganda since its inception.
Our model of work is empowering young people to advocate for their needs through active youth participation, civic education, entrepreneurship, gender and leadership among other issues facing the young people in Uganda.
The primary beneficiaries of ACOYDE are Ugandan Youth from all the backgrounds, underserved, marginalized, youth intending to create change in their communities, youth at all levels of leadership and non-leadership.
Other beneficiaries include youth in media, youth networks, youth organizations, governmental parastatals, Academicians and civil society organizations.