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Our Vision
“A society where people live a decent livelihood sustainably.”
Our Mission
“To promote integrated spiritual social and economic interventions.”
Who are we
The Central Archdiocesan Province Caritas Association (CAPCA) is a development arm of the Central Archdiocesan Province comprising seven partner organizations also referred to as agencies. The agencies are; Caritas Kampala, Caritas Kasana Luwero (Kasanaensis), Caritas Kiyinda-Mityana, Caritas MADDO, Community Integrated Development Initiatives (CIDI), Caritas Lugazi and Tusuubira Women’s Group. Hence CAPCA projects are managed on a consortium basis.

CAPCA was established in 2006 and its operations started in 2009 upon a merger of CAPCA I and KATUKA II, that had earlier also been supported by Caritas Denmark / DANIDA.
CAPCA has a board of trustees, a board of directors and a team of professionals that are charged with implementing CAPCA programme

Strategic Objectives:

  1. Support strengthening of communities to benefit from development opportunities
  2. To promoteĀ agricultural production and Non-farm income generating activities
  3. To promote advocacy and good governance
  4. To promote sustainable environment and waste management
  5. To strengthen institutional capacity of CAPCA

Stakeholder analysis:
Farmers in the central Archdiocesan province of Uganda include:

  • Women,Children & Youth, the elderly and HIV/AIDS affected and infected households.
  • District Production Departments
  • Local Authorities
  • Research institutions

Target Beneficiaries:
The primary beneficiaries of the CAPCA project are farmers in the central archdiocesan province of Uganda. CAPCA targets a total of 6,480 households represented into 216 groups as direct beneficiaries. They are split into two categories:

  • Enterprising farmers.
  • Capacity building farmers.

Outputs
The four project objectives will be achieved through seven main project outputs:

  • Farmers organized in viable groups and associations and having the capacity to determine their development priorities and able to sustain their work.
  • Trained farmers having the capacity to undertake sustainable agriculture for increased and diversified production and having sufficient food throughout the year.
  • Subsistence farmers that have initiated effective planning and market oriented farming enterprises for increased incomes.
  • Improved gender equity in the project area and women participating actively in decision making.
  • Improved house hold nutrition and health.
  • Farmers managing natural resources (trees and energy resources) in a sustainable manner.
  • CAPCA partners that have better capacity to undertake agricultural support and `marketing systems of farmersā€™ communities.