Core Consulting Areas

1. Applied Social Research

At DLC, we believe that quality research contributes to evidence-based decision making. DLC therefore supports a number of client organisations to conduct research particularly in the thematic areas of child protection, child rights, economic empowerment, disability, and gender and development…

2. Programme Development, Monitoring and Evaluation

We believe that creating real impact in people’s lives is dependent on the ability of individual organisations to plan, monitor and evaluate development interventions.  Increasingly, the ability to pull off a sound project is becoming a yard stick to accessing donor funding in a competitive civil society world…

3. Social Policy Development, Analysis and Review

DLC supports government and non-government actors to develop and or review legislation and policies that impact on vulnerable groups.  In Uganda, our most notable contribution is the provision of technical support to the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development and UNICEF-Uganda to map and assess the child protection systems in Uganda…

4. Organisational Strengthening

Civil society organisations contribute a lot to social development in Africa, particularly in reaching the most vulnerable populations. We believe that for these organizations to make real changes in people’s lives, they have to be professional, sensitive and skilled in not only delivering interventions but also contributing to building strong, sustainable and credible institutions…

5. Grants Management

Grants are by far the most common source of funding for many civil society organizations in the social development sector in Africa. Managing financial inputs in socio-economic development work still remains a challenge in Africa not only for donors, but also organizations/institutions that receive this support. DLC understands that effective management of grant resources is essential in achieving maximum and lasting development impacts…

6. Managing Conferences, Workshops and Meetings

We offer cost-effective management services for training programmes, conferences and seminars for both local and international agencies with operations in Uganda.