ACSET strives to have an economically-empowered and enlightened community that works together to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable, healthy lifestyles for vulnerable children, youth and women.

Current Projects

A vulnerable child lives vulnerable life, becomes a vulnerable parent who in turn gives birthto a vulnerable child completing vulnerability cycle.

TYSL Project

Transitioning Youth to Sustainable Livelihoods (TYSL) project is a 3-year project implemented by Action for Child Social and Economic Transformation (ACSET) Uganda in partnership with the Swiss Academy for Development (SA4D) – Switzerland, with the overall goal of supporting young people’s socio-economic development by increasing opportunities for sustainable (self-)employment through access to ...Read more

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Promoting Rural Development in Northern Uganda (PRUDEV) (2018 – 2022)

Majority of Ugandan population (80%) live in rural areas where 76% of them earn a living from farming activities. However, agricultural production, productivity and value creation through processing in Uganda are low by regional standards. The poor performance of agriculture is reflected in low yields, high ...Read more

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Youth Vocational Training

Skills for All Vocational Training Institute (S4A VTI) was started in March 2019 by a joined force of ACSET Uganda, Van Doorn Foundation and Gered Gereedschap from The Netherlands. S4A VTI trains young Ugandans on vocational skills and helps them to build self-confidence by allowing them to utilize their unique gifts and talents in generating income from self-employment and meaningful employment. The ultimate ...Read more

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Promotion of Renewable Energy Use in Uganda (ProREU)

ACSET Uganda in partnership with URBIS foundation is implementing a project entitled, Promotion of Renewable Energy Use in Uganda (ProREU), with funding from GIZ. This project is implemented in 8 districts of the Lango sub region and contributes to the overall “Green People’s Energy” aim, which ...Read more

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Our Impact




Youth Trained


Households Supported


Institutions Benefited

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