About SHED

Human rights, Access to Justice and Development

SHED is an indigenous Non-governmental organization dully registered with the National NGO bureau under registration number 3117.  Our programming rides on systems thinking as well as the positive peace framework; we strongly believe that peace will only prevail in a society where there is a well-functioning government, equitable distribution of resources, free flow of information, good relations with neighbors, high levels of human capital, acceptance of rights of others, low levels of corruption and a sound business environment.  Our wholistic approach in addressing societal challenges is also inspired by the nexus between democracy, peace and sustainable development.


To promote Peaceful societies through Human rights, Access to justice and Development initiatives.


A society where all women, girls, men and boys live dignified lives, access equal life opportunities and enjoy full rights.


  • Mutual respect
  • Diversity
  • Rationality
  • Team work
  • Integrity


  • Providing legal aid services.
  • Supporting the welfare of vulnerable groups and troubled communities through development initiatives.
  • Conducting Peace and Development Research.
  • Conducting leadership and development training.
  • Offering consultancy services in peace building, conflict prevention, resolution and transformation.
  • Facilitating peace processes through; advocacy, education, dialogue and mediation.

Our Team

The Secretariat is responsible for day to day implementation and co-ordination of activities of the organization.
It is made up of full and part time staff. Below are some of the current members of the secretariat:


Nakibuuka Maria - Board Chairperson
Fred Mawande - Vice Chairperson
Amanya Francis – Treasurer
Ms. Harriet Nalwanga - Secretary
Ms. Namutebi Kizito - Member
Ms. Teddy Babirye – Member
Ms. Nakato Margret
- Member


Mr. Stephen Sempande – Executive Director
Ms. Kawaisolya Amanda - Programs officer
Mr. Kisira Godfrey – Accountant
Ms. Gloria Bithum - Monitoring and Evaluation officer


Ms. Milly Nakamanya - Volunteer/ Legal aid officer
Nanozi Joanita - Volunteer/ Accounts Assistant
Ms. Clare Ogwang – Volunteer/ Project officer.
Nakiyinji Sharon - Project Officer