A BRIEF HISTORY OF US
Nyakasanka Community Development Foundation (NYAKU) is voluntary and Non-governmental organization working in collaboration with Local Governments, Nongovernmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations, Women Groups, Youth Groups and others towards improving the social economic wellbeing of the rural and urban people of the Rwenzori Region. NYAKU is registered as a Community Based Organization with registration number 826 under Community Development Office, Kasese District local government.
NYAKU was initiated through the efforts of Mbambu Spacioza wished to reach the very poor people (the youth and women) of Rwenzori region through a wide range services such as human rights, income generating opportunities and empowerment since they have been marginalized. NYAKU believes that social development starts with women, and concentrates on fighting for human rights of most vulnerable women and girls in most vulnerable communities of Rwenzori region covering Kasese district, Ntoroko district, Kabarole district, Bundibuygo district, Rubirize district, Bushenyi district, and some parts of Northern Kivu province in Eastern D.R.C.
She mobilized othermember in the community to form a programme that would help in mobilizing funds, and it has slowly kept growing till up to date voluntarily reaching very many people in groups, families and also educate them more in developmental skills and creating self-reliance income generating activities which is improving the conditions of living of these people and has expanded the programme.
We empower human rights, conserve the environment and fight poverty in the communities of Kasese District and Rwenzori region at large.