Maendeleo ya Jamii (MYJ)

Maendeleo ya Jamii (MYJ) is a non-profit, multidisciplinary organization with a passion for innovation in working with and for communities towards meaningful development. In recent years, the organization has successfully established a strong reputation for its commitment towards its work among the various parties with which it has collaborated, including community members, local government, central government, and development partners. Since its establishment in 2010, MYJ has worked on a number of projects involving investigating and addressing issues affecting communities, the environment, and other resources

Project title:  Elevating Local Priorities in Uganda's Petroleum Development

Brief description: The project seeks to improve responsiveness of duty bearers and rights holders towards women and men; and to develop the competencies of sub-national associations to actively pursue their issue based interests in a manner that is sustainable.

Geographical coverage: Nwoya, Gomba, Mpigi, Mubende, Wakiso, Buliisa, Hoima, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Ntoroko, Moyo, and Yumbe districts.