KCIU held a second strategic meeting on 8th and 9th July 2016 at Hotel Kakanyero in Gulu town, to revise the on-going five year strategic plan as a way to redefine the direction and make corrections.

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Karin Community Initiatives -Uganda is applying a new approach to use community tourism as a tool to promote sustainable development…

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Maternity ground breaking ceremony at Karin Medical Centre Unyama.

KCIU held a ground breaking ceremony for the maternity ward at Karin Medical Centre on 16th January 2016.

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Agonga Karin Community Health Centre

The health centre is situated in the rural area of Bungatira sub-county in Gulu district. Here, there is no access to clean water and no connection to the electrical grid…

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Bungatira Cultural Group

During our community interactive group events, the people came together to perform traditional dances, music, sports as well as drama.

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Who we are

Karin Community Initiatives Uganda (KCIU) (formerly Childcare Development Organisation Uganda) has been operating in Gulu District, Uganda since 2001. We are a local non-profit organisation seeking to improve the socio-economic wellbeing of vulnerable and orphaned children, families and the whole community through primary health care and other community development initiatives.

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What we do

We provide healthcare services in and around Gulu in northern Uganda. We also work on a range health related initiatives and projects that are geared towards helping develop local livelihoods through agricultural, beading, and cultural programs.

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Get Involved

We are always looking to work with new partners, volunteers, donors and others interested in helping develop the communities with which we work. If you or your organisation would like to find out more about us and how to support our work, please do get in touch with us. We would love to hear from you.

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Volunteer Testimony

Rhys Feeney

I have spent 5 months volunteering with KCIU, and it has been a wonderfully insightful and inspiring experience. Working with both the central office and the various projects that KCIU has initiated, I have been able to engage with different people and work opportunities on a weekly basis…read more