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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.

Mission

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

Vision

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

CORE VALUES

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

CORE OBJECTIVES

  • 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:

BOARD MEMBERS

Ms. Nakibuuka Maria - Board Chairperson
Mr. Mutebi Fred Mawande - Vice Chairperson
Mr. Mukasa Joseph – Treasurer
Ms. Harriet Nalwanga - Secretary
Ms. Namutebi Kizito - Member
Ms. Teddy Babirye – Member
Ms. Nakato Margret
- Member

STAFF

Mr. Stephen Sempande – Executive Director
Ms. Agnes Batangira - Programs coordinator
Ms. Agnes Balungi - Project officer
Ms. Grace Kyomuhangi – Accountant Mr. Tom Lutalo Bbossa - Monitoring and Evaluation officer

VOLUNTEERS

Ms. Milly Nakamanya - Volunteer/ Legal aid officer
Mr. Bwoye William - Volunteer/ Accounts Assistant
Ms. Clare Ogwang – Volunteer/ Community Development officer.