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MYDEL Achievements

Major activities carried out for the last ten years

  • We received funds from the corporate companies in Uganda such as Baclays Bank, National Social Security fund  (NSSF), Coca Cola, The Management of Nakivubo Stadium Buganda Kingdom,  Nice House of Plastics Rotary Club of Rubaga, Rotary Club of Kampala Central,SAJEKI Uganda Limited, Bisons Consults and Butikiro Road Garage 
  • Developed partnerships with both National and District Sub county organizations and individuals, currently MYDEL works with partners such as UWOANET, CRANE, Street children Coalition, Street children working group Nansana Civil Society Network, Action For Development, Wakiso People with Brain Injury, Youth Action for Development, Latek Stay Alliance, Wakiso District NGO Network
  • We receive more than 650 International volunteers from international from Europe, Asia, USA AND Africa and we do this in partnership with GLEN, Uganda Volunteers Peace (UVP) Uganda Pioneers for Association (UPA) ISSEACK, SIT and Chellaston Academy UK. And also we receive more than 159 Local internee students from Local Universities to be trained at MYDEL.
  • Established a children’s home in Nansana Wakiso district which acts as dropping centre for OVC, of which is was formally a wooden school currently is the school owned by MYDEL (MYDEL Mcquilton Academy) with a Total number of 167 children and 48 of them are being provided with accommodation since they are the most vulnerable children in the area.
  • Conducted 107 training, on SRHR, human rights in the community and in these training we have targeted over 30,000 youth from the slums of Kampala and the rural areas of Wakiso Districts.
  • Rescue, Rehabilitation and Resettling of the street Kids Mengo Youth Development work in the slums of Kampala District where we target the street among Kisenyi 1 11 and 111,Bwaise/Mambule,Katwe,Nateete,Kamwokya,Katanga,Railways/Behind Nasser Road, Old taxi Park, Cooper Complex, Container village/ St Balikuddembe Market  these are the  biggest slum hot spot in Kampala these areas  Escalating levels of high school dropout are very common caused by the negligence of the parents or guardians who seem to have lost hope in this cases in the last 5 years MYDEL as rescued 488 street children resettles 154 and among them 203 have managed to go back to school and 62 are in vocational school.


  • Established MYDEL Soccer Academy, MYDEL believes in promoting people’s talents most especially those of the vulnerable street children and the youths, that is the reason why a soccer academy was started which put focus on promoting the soccer skills of street children among other vulnerable children. The major aim of the soccer program is to enable the vulnerable children enjoy their right to education and development of their talents under the soccer the program many slum dwellers including the street children have joined this program and we have received over 200 Full and half Bursaries for the children who are most vulnerable Because of foot MYDEL Soccer Academy have players who are currently in Rwanda, Sweden, German Congo and in National team in Uganda.
  • Vocational Training Centre MYDEL also puts into consideration that there are some children who cannot do well in formal education and others who cannot afford education due to the inability of their guardians to provide school fees among other school requirements but they need skills for them to have a brighter future, and to cater for them a vocational training Centre was established in 2008 teaching them fashion designing, weaving, wood curving and paper beads making computer training centre Bakery and air dressing of which the young people train for one year and they graduate since 2009 we have graduated 479 students and many of them have started up their small business through the skilled acquired plus also employing other people currently the vocational training centre is situated in Masanafu Kinonya in Lubaga Division 108 students who completed their training at the centre will be graduating in March 2023. Among the trainees, 24 were provided start up kits with assistance from Latek Stay Alliance Uganda.
  • Girl Child Education Challenge Since its establishment in 2002, MYDEL has been putting girl child issues on the fore front of her activities given the fact that the girl child is one of the vulnerable groups in the communities. And our activities have been aimed at empowering girls with skills which can enable them earn a living including those who never went to school. Currently we have a re-integrated 233 girls back to school under the Girl Education Challenge from February 2013 to February 2017 funded under the funding from UKAID.AND CRANE.
  • Covid 19 intention As the country Fred back in fear and uncertainty MYDEL stood up and reached out to the households and individuals who were on the verge of suffocate with hunger. Over 250 tonnes of food relief and other essentials were distributed to the most needy by MYDEL in partnership with other players
  • Establishment of the quarantine homes for the street kids. The stay home, stay safe slogan adopted during the Covid 19 pandemic made little sense to the street kids who don’t have what they call a home likely they has a friend called MYDEL who with other partnership with KCCA established 2 quarantine homes in the city ( Nakivuba Blue Primary School) and Kazi Campsite  in Wakiso District. These homes provided safety against the Covid 19 Pandemic plead among the street kids about 224 street kids were quarantine at  Nakivuba Blue Primary School site and 177 where quarantine Kazi Campsite  in Wakiso District.
  • Mitigation of GBV in partnership with the international students Rotary Fellowship Makerere University and Megante Girls Initiative from USA MYDEL designed a project aimed at addressing the GBV incidence. It became apparent that the Covid 19 lockdown brought out the ugly face of Gender Based Violence in most households. As a result the post Covid 19 interventions by MYDEL addressed the mitigation of the vice.
  • Girl child vulnerability worsened during the lockdown. Most girls got pregnant and majority resorted to child labour. There was dire need to save this group from further detrition  
  • Nutrition and WASH Programs. Under the Right to Grow program (R2G) MYDEL introduced urban farming to the slum city dwellers to cover up the food shortage that affected the households during the pandemic. This is a preparation for any future occurrence under wash the hand with soap campaign was introduces with the hand washing facilities were distributed in difference areas/
  • Refugees program. The refugees are part and parcel of the communities. Therefore challenges faces by them eventually turns number one to the community to be a commercial problem as such MYDEL introduced the program of providing Psychosocial support to the refugees communities and linkages to the resource systems like skilling program and MYDEL Vocational training centre to enhance their livelihood.
  • Expansion and professionalizing the volunteer base. Under the MYDEL with support from British Council MYDEL trained over 70 Active Citizens as a first line volunteers to reach out to the needy communities.
  • The WASH programme.Viva con Aqua in partnership with Mengo Youth Development Link reached out to the young generation of Mengo Kisenyi Slum in Kampala to carry out the WASH programme.Viv Con Aqua used Universal language approach which approach was to sensitize the young generation through the use of sports, art, music, washeroes and menstrual hygiene management to influence and enhance behavioral change.  They created a stable platform of connecting with a younger generation to contribute to sustainable and lasting WASH behavioral changes through raising awareness on sanitation and hygiene in the community by creating an atmosphere where learning and application of health-related behaviors were joyful and dignified with a mindset which was solution-oriented and inspiring the young people to get engaged and become productive in the society.