Community Development Centre (CDC)

About us

Community Development Centre (CDC) is a refugee-led non-governmental, non-profit making organization in Arua with its sub-offices in Rhino Camp and Bidi-Bidi Refugee Settlement. The organization was founded in January 2016 by Refugee youths who are concerned about the deteriorating cultural practices that maintained the unique traditional heritage and the poor economic, social, environmental, health, and high rates of unemployment that resulted from illiteracy and marginalization of communities. To promote cultural, social, and sustainable human development and the creation of a peaceful society through supporting, community development initiatives, awareness, and empowerment programs. The organization also works to aware stakeholders at regional and international levels of community development needs and situations of the disadvantaged rural and urban women, men, and youths. Community Development Centre (CDC) seeks to build stronger and more resilient local communities and respond to community development programs towards development.

Annual Operating Budget: 100,000 USD

Annual Beneficiary Reach: 10,000

Our Partnerships

Our Current Funding Partners

The Sentinel Project of Genocide Prevention Canada, and the amplifying Voices UK

Previous Funding Partners

The Human Tech Innovation Lab (HTiL), What3Word, The SDGs innovation labs and the Unmentionables Global

Our Network Affiliations


Optional Support Partner

Support Partners can play an optional role bridging various gaps between RLOs and their supporters around the world.

Additional Information

Our Community and beneficiaries

113,000 Refugees and Host communities are direct beneficiaries with 60% Women and 40% Men.

Other Operating Locations


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