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2011

ANNUAL REPORT

MUKONO MULTI-PURPOSE YOUTH ORGANISATION


6/13/2011

Table of Contents
.......................................1 Table of Contents.....................2 CHAIRMANS FORWARD.............3 INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND...........................4
Introduction................................4 Background................................4 Vision.........................................4 Mission.......................................4 Programs and Activities ..............4

ACHIVEMENTS/ACCOMPLISHMENT S FOR YEAR..............................5


Health .......................................5
HIV/AIDS Education, care and Support. . .5 Games and Sports Activities...................5 Hygiene and Sanitation .........................6

Education ..................................6 Orphan Day................................6 Psychological and Livelihood Improvement support ................7 Lobbying and Advocacy ..............7

ANNEXURE - FINANCIAL STATEMENTS............................9

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CHAIRMANS FORWARD
I have the pleasure to present to you our organization (MUMYO) 2010 annual report. 2010 has been a year of hard work and consolidation of the past achievements. We managed to see some dreams realized, many youth gained useful experiences and skills in collaboration and with close networking with other stakeholders. Some of the youth we started with as orphans are now professionals and those who dropped out of school early got refers to life skills and other training programs. Starting a nursery school and completion of a classroom block during the year was a remarkable achievement. Retention of volunteer staff in the organization made MUMYO very vibrant, with or without activities. All the above achievements were reached with the help of local and international donors and supporters and I wish to take this opportunity to pass a vote of thanks to all our supporters, volunteers and partners who provided us with the ability to continue work on the projects being undertaken. Without your strong support we would not be able to offer services to the under privileged groups, the youth, children and women. We are particularly grateful to the Federation for Education NGO in Uganda (FENU), Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN), Chris Campbell and Emma UK, Peter and Ann, Karen, Kinsey Linnell, Tami all of USA and others.

Thanks very, verymuch.

Lawrence Byansi Chair/Coordinator

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INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND


Introduction
Founded in 1992, Mukono Multi-purpose Youth Organisation (MUMYO) is a Uganda NGO dedicated to various issued aimed at promoting the rights and well being of the youth especially in the rural areas. It is registered with the Uganda National NGO Board under certificate number S. 5914/1116

Background
The youth are the inheritors of tomorrow and it becomes imperative that the youth should actively concern themselves and indeed protect their inevitable heritage today rather than waiting for the soiled tomorrow. MUMYO was formed by a group of seven, men and women, who found necessary to form an organization that would unite youth and promote social and economic development. The overall concern was the increased number of problems and needs bearing in mind; The visions and aspirations of the young men and women as well as the challenges facing the present and future generations. The youth present an opportunity for a sustained effort to participate in the countrys development process because they possess greater energy, work force and potential. The rights of the youth and children including education, adequate food and nutrition, access to employment opportunities, physical and social environment. The right to good health and protection from diseases, enjoyment of fundamental freedoms, participation in decision-making processes and access to cultural, recreational and sports activities

Vision
MUMYOs vision is to help build a society where all the youth are literate, healthy and responsible members of the society.

Mission
MUMYOs mission is to enhance the quality of life of the young men and women and expand their opportunities to achieve lifelong successes through formal and informal education, health care and sustainable socio-economic development.

Programs and Activities


Advocacy and support of orphans and vulnerable children HIV/AIDS prevention, education, care and support Hygiene and sanitation education Supporting Suubi Nursery school Supporting women craft group at Naggalama.

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ACHIVEMENTS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR YEAR


Health
MUMYO puts emphasis on good health and improved livelihood because a health mind requires a healthy body. During the year, MUMYO was involved in a number of health related activities including the following;

HIV/AIDS Education, care and Support


HIV/AIDS sensitization and counseling services in Naggalama Hospital as well community outreaches were carried out throughout 2010 in each of the six sub-counties, Nabbale, Kasawo, Kimenyedde, Nagojje, Namuganga and Ntunda in Mukono District.

During the sensitization meetings and HIV Testing, condom distribution was done and 57,600 pieces were given out. Over 10,036 people turned up for VCT out of which 4,506 were youth and 3,109 children. 787 were HIV positive and were referred to the hospital for clinical and psycho-social support.

Games and Sports Activities


MUMYO organized games and sports activities with the aim of mobilizing the youth for HIV/AIDS sensitization. Football and netball, as an intervention in addition to promoting gender equity; sports can enhance physical and mental well being and promotes integration for youth. It also encourages the development of skills, knowledge, selfconfidence and gives the youth access to public space.

Therefore MUMYO decided to incorporate games and sports in its HIV/AIDS activities as a platform for disseminating HIV/AIDS messages and teaching the youth life skills to change their knowledge attitude and behavior regarding HIV/AIDS. The games included football and netball. Six football and four netball teams were registered in November 2010 and other activities were carried forward to 2011. 5 Annual Report 2010

Hygiene and Sanitation


MUMYO organized a number of activities concerning hygiene and sanitation including the following; 1. Participated in the Health Improvement Project (HIP) integrating hygiene and sanitation in HIV/AIDS activities. Communities in Nabbale sub-county were trained in making tippy taps, hygiene and safe water chains. 2. Organized a training workshop on community led total sanitation (CLTS) aimed at creating awareness among stakeholders as sanitation was still lacking especially in the feacal disposal. 3. Nabbale sub-county headquarters. The participants included the Chairman Local Council III, secretary for production and technical staff OF Nabbale sub-county.

Education
Education is a fundamental right, it is a key to sustainable development, peace and stability and an indispensable means for effective participation of people in social and economic development. During the year under review, the organization continued with education support activities which included among others; 1. Mobilizing of resources to support education for the orphans and vulnerable children. Over 80 children were assisted with tuition fees, full or partial, uniforms and other school material depending on childs need or priority. 2. Enrollment at MUMYO founded Suubi Nursery school increased as the rural community access to education is evidently seen. 3. Six needy youth referred for skills training in catering, cosmology, computer skills, hair dressing and tailoring at Mukono women skills centre. They completed their training and some are employed with some companies while others are self-employed.

Orphan Day
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Orphan days are organized every year to enable orphans come together and share their experiences with organization and fellow children and to be sensitized on various issues, such as childrens rights, education and HIV/AIDS. This years orpa T

Psychological and Livelihood Improvement support


1. MUMYO continued to give support to the needy families, orphans and vulnerable children by giving out goats for reproduction, on a rotational basis, to be able to generate income to support their childrens education and other basic needs, over 25 goats were given out during the year.

2. Uganda project Implementation and Management Committee (UPIMAC), through Mukono District Administration Probation Office signed an MOUS with Naggalama AIDS care and support under MUMYO for a window/orphans project. Eight widows with orphans were identified and benefited from the project. Every widow was given a she goat and two hens. A serving he goat was also to one of the beneficiaries to serve the she goats in case they mature. The first off springs are to be recovered and given to other widow.

Lobbying and Advocacy


1. With support from the Forum for Education NGOs in Uganda (FENU), MUMYO organized activities for the Global Action Week in Mukono Municipal Council with the theme increased funding for education. The activities included matching through Mukono town, signing commitments on a big ball, presentation of papers from the civil society organizations like World Vision, ANPPCAN, District Education Officers office, MUMYO and others as well as drama, songs and poems which crowned the day. 2. Also, MUMYO and the Uganda Adult Education Network (UGAADEN) jointly organized one day consultative meeting in preparation for the 5th Joint Social Development Sector Review by the Ministry of Gender, labour and Social Development. The purpose of the meeting was to consider and discuss the SDIP II alongside the SDIP I Evaluation Reports. The consultative meeting, which was held in Kampala on 14th December 2010 7 Annual Report 2010

at Green Valley Hotel, was attended by 34 individuals representing a cross section of civil society organization. Outcomes, Views and opinions The consultative meeting raised a number of issues and concerns relating to the functioning and position of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development vis-vis its mandate for social development. a. Partnership with CSOs The existing working relationship between the MGLSD and a number of CSOs is highly acknowledged and appreciated. However, the related provision in SDIP II particularly under section for Community Mobilization and Empowerment is rather vague, inconsequential and does not communicate real commitment to build eventful partnerships. The Green Valley meeting called for meaningful mechanisms that will clear provisions for cooperation instruments such as Memoranda Understanding (MoUs), financing arrangements among others for NGOs involved in adult and lifelong learning. b. SDIP 11 Goal and general outlook We observe that the goal and general outlook is unnecessarily over-emphasizing employment creation which somehow shrinks the Ministrys mandate to labour other than the broad spectrum of social development. We propose that the proposed goal be enriched to take care of the concept and value of equity which is one of the cornerstones of social development. We hereby offer a proposal: to develop and promote equitable and sustainable livelihood for improved well-being of all Ugandans. c. Sector Priorities and outcomes: The six priorities on page 16 of SDIP II are labour and employment inclined further narrowing the mandate of the ministry. We note with concern that: The important function of nurturing and promoting skills development and the whole business of adult and lifelong learning has no corresponding sector priority. There is a great to improving the functionality and accessibility to quality Formal and non-formal adult and lifelong education (ALE) Equally, culture which is one of the indispensable ingredients of social development is missing out on sector priorities

We beg to offer the following addition to the proposed sector priorities: Enacting and operationalizing a policy framework for promoting adult and lifelong learning with a focus on adult literacy education, and skills development Analyze and utilize the positive aspects of culture to develop and promote cultural programmes for sustainable development Annual Report 2010

d. Re-thinking the Community Mobilization and Empowerment theme We note with appreciation, the trend to bring on board adult education and lifelong agenda in the mainstream work of the Ministry. We, however, call for a paradigm shift. We observe that little is being done and current efforts are too minimal to meet the education and training needs of out-of-school young people and adults. We offer the following suggestions: The ministry should consider upgrading adult literacy portfolio to adult education and lifelong as a way of broadening its planning, policy and operational work to match the ever increasing social and economic demand for knowledge and skills for millions of Ugandans who are not served directly by the formal education system. Even with the current narrow concentration on adult literacy, it is our view that the Ministry resists the temptation to promote a single approach called Functional Adult Literacy (FAL). Helping adults to develop literacy and numeracy is a very challenging undertaking which calls for a careful integration of a multiplicity of approaches and methodologies. Examples? e. Results for Community mobilization and empowerment Vibrant cultural industry developed Non-formal adult learning policy formulated and operationalized

f. Overall comment on the position and functioning of the MGLSD We are deeply concerned that: The existing ministerial linkages with other strategic agencies and ministries such as Education and Sports, Agriculture and its NAADS programme, Finance and its SACCOs seem to be weak and negligible. One wonders, for example, why it is difficult for the Ministry of Education or any other relevant organ of Government to work with the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development to ensure that adult literacy learners have learning achievements certified, equated and / or recognized within an agreed Uganda Qualifications Framework?. There is little investment in strengthening the technical and institutional capacity to deliver quality adult literacy and other non-formal adult learning services.

ANNEXURE - FINANCIAL STATEMENTS


STATEMENT OF AFFAIRS
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NON CURRENT ASSETS Fixed Assets CURRENT ASSETS Bank and Cash balances Pass books in stock Subscription receivable TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES Creditors and Accruals NET CURRENT ASSETS REPRESENTED BY General Fund b/f Surplus and per income and expenditure TOTAL

2010 7,092,212 4,377,829 5,500 204,800 4,588,129 199,940 11,480,401

2009 6,478,115 47,075 5,500 204,800 256,875 179,940 6,555,550

6,555,550 4,924,851 11,480,401

5,318,580 1,236,970 6,555,550

INCOME AND EXPENDITURE STATEMENT


REVENUE 1. 2. 3. 4. 6. St. Francis Naggalama Hospital Cuamm/Rose Project - Ireland Federation of Education NGO in Uganda Chris and Emma (U.K) Karen Carlson Peter and Ann (USA) Joleen Timko and Friends (Canada) Other sources Total Income EXPENDITURE 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Office and administration expenses HIV/AIDS counseling services Meetings and Workshops External facilitators Education support Transport and travel expenses Miscellaneous expenses TOTAL EXPENDITURE Surplus / (Deficit) 4,260,000 8,810,000 9,100,000 3,156,000 4,020,000 600,000 413,820 30,359,820 4,924,851 2,114,800 12,367,000 7,340,000 655,000 7,111,000 90,000 163,177 29,840,977 1,236,970 2010 6,810,000 7,175,000 4,587,950 3,691,550 2,660,000 8,000,000 2,360,171 35,331,746 2009 12,753,000 3,647,000 4,392,000 2,851,795 2,985,000 4,449,152 31,078,947

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Exchange rate as at 31.12.2010 was 1 US Dollar : 2289.42 Uganda Shillings

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