Community Empowerment and Rehabilitation Initiative for Development (CERID)
Community Empowerment and Rehabilitation Initiative for Development (CERID) is an indigenous NGO formed in Koboko District West Nile Sub-region of Northern Uganda in 2017 and legally registered with the Uganda National NGO Bureau File No. MIA/NB/2017/05/2598, Reg No. 2913 and permit No. 3552 under the ministry of internal affairs to operate country wide.
Activities and others
CERID secured a grant from ENLHA I- Humanitarian Response Grant Facility Fund in a consortium with CREAM, Radio PACIS and implemented the Urban refugee project titled “improved sanitation and hygiene practices for the self-settled urban refugees and host community” in Koboko Municipality, Koboko District West Nile Sub-Region funded by OXFAM-NOVIB Uganda Country Office amounting to EUR 30,000 for 6 months.
Currently, CERID is implementing an urban refugee project titled “Integrated GBV prevention and assistance to self-settled urban refugees and host community” in Koboko Municipality, Koboko District West Nile Sub-Region funded by PEPFAR Uganda Community Grants to Combat HIV/AIDS form the US Embassy Kampala Uganda.
In addition, CERID is also implementing the urban refugees women and host community project titled “Developing the capacity of women and youths to promote smokeless fuel from waste biomass to reduce carbon emission whilst enhancing better livelihood through conservation and micro-enterprises development” in Koboko district, West Nile région funded United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Climate Action Challenge – NDC Support Programme Uganda.
CERID has also implemented an Economic Empowerment project titled “Promotion of Women Economic Empowerment through VSLAs and livelihood initiatives” in Koboko District West Nile Sub-Region funded by VOICE hosted by OXFAM NOVIB & HIVOS in Uganda from the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs amounting to 24,976 EUROS for 2 years