What We Do.

Applied Social Research

Through the conduct of robust research and situation analyses, we have enabled evidence-based programming and decision making for development agencies. Our previous research work for various development organisations has focused on themes including; violence against children, child headed households, street children, Birth Registration, Rights of children with disabilities, the child helpline as a child protection tool, child sexual exploitation, situational analyses on the status of child wellbeing and child rights in Uganda for purposes of treaty body reporting to the AU and UNCRC.

Summary of our Executed Assignments

No.Date (M/Y)Name of ClientDescription of the AssignmentThematic Area
Plan International
Survey on the Sexual Exploitation of Girls and Young
Women at the Workplace in Selected Districts.
Gender & Development
2.July. 2020Send a Cow
Uganda (SACU)
Community-Led Safeguarding of Children and Vulnerable Adults. A Knowledge, Attitude and Practice Study in Selected Project Sites of Send A Cow Uganda.Child Rights & Protection
3.July, 2017Uganda Child Rights NGO Network (UCRNN) Study on Monitoring and Accountability Mechanisms for Children’s Rights in UgandaChild rights
4.July, 2016Bread for the WorldA comparator survey of NGO salaries in UgandaOrganizational Development
5.August , 2016Wellspring AdvisorsPreparation of an Advisory Paper on Impactful Advocacy and Communication Strategy for the National Violence against Children Study in UgandaChild protection
6.March, 2016Uganda Child Rights NGO Network, (UCRNN) Preparation of the Alternative NGO documenting the 10-year progress of implementation of the UN convention on the rights of the Child in Uganda (2005-2015)Child rights
7.January, 2016World Vision UgandaConsolidation of ADAPT Child Protection Mapping reports from 18 WVU areas of operation to inform Program design and advocacy.Child protection
8.April, 2015National Council for ChildrenAssessing the effects of decentralization on service delivery for children in Uganda.Child rights
9.March, 2015Save the Children International (Uganda)Child Rights Situation Analysis to inform the development of the Country strategic Program 2016 – 2021Child rights
10.July – October 2014Wellspring Advisors LLC Washington DCSituation analysis of child rights in Uganda, Tanzania and Kenya focusing on advancing legal rights for children and preventing violence against Children in and around schools.Child protection
11.March, 2014National Council for ChildrenState of Uganda Children Report 2012/13: Progress towards the MDGs focusing on Child and Maternal HealthChild rights
12.July, 2014National Council for ChildrenStudy on the Utilization of the National Child Participation Guide 2008Child rights
13.June – October 2013Child Restoration Outreach (CRO) MbaleUndertaking a study on the dynamics of the street children phenomenon in Eastern Uganda (Mbale Buduuda and Sironko districts).Child protection
14.September, 2012 – September, 2013World Vision International UgandaMapping of the community level child protection system in 10 World Vision target districts namely; Bundibugyo, Nakasongola, Mpigi, Tororo, Kamwenge, Masaka, Hoima, Offaka, Oyam and LokoleParabongo.Child protection
15.May, 2012 – March, 2013UNICEF/Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, UgandaNational mapping of the Uganda’s child protection system. This involved extensive review of secondary data, consultation with multi-sectoral child protection actors, compiling and disseminating the national child protection system mapping report.Child protection
16.November, 2012 – February, 2013African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)Situation Analysis of child headed households in Uganda.Child Rights
17.November, 2012 – January, 2013Kindernothilfe (KNH)/ SHG Coordination OfficeUndertaking a study on the existing legal framework and implications for registration and operation of Self-Help Groups (SHG) in Uganda.Child Rights
18.October, 2011 – March, 2012AfricaWide Movement for Children (AMC) /ACPFAssessment of Uganda’s progress in the implementation of Africa Fit for Children (AFFC) declaration and plan of action.Child Rights
19.October – November, 2012Plan International UgandaFacilitated the process of soliciting for children’s views on the amendment of the Persons with Disabilities Act 2006 in Kampala and Lira.Disability & child protection
20.December, 2011 – January 2012African Child Policy Forum (ACPF)National Survey on violence against children in family settings in Uganda.Child Protection
21.March, 2011Uganda Child Rights NGO Network (UCRNN)Situation Analysis of the Status of Child Rights in Post Conflict Northern and North Eastern Uganda.Child Rights
22.August – September, 2010Uganda Child Rights NGO Network (UCRNN)Assessment of Children’s Access to the Toll-free Child Helpline Service in Uganda.Child Protection
23.July – September, 2010Oak Foundation, SwitzerlandAssessment of the Child Protection System in Uganda.Child Protection
24.June, 2010Uganda Child Rights NGO NetworkSituation Analysis of the trends in Child Adoption and Legal guardianship in Uganda.Child Protection
25.December, 2009Uganda Child Rights NGO NetworkStudy on the status of Birth Registration in Uganda.Child Protection
26.November – December, 2008ANPPCAN Uganda Chapter/DANCHURCH AIDUndertaking a study on Social Justice amidst Complex realities: The Case of Pokot women and children in North Eastern UgandaChild Protection

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