About us

Span Advocacy for the Rights of Vulnerable Youth

ADRIVUYO is a health rights advocacy organization in Uganda dedicated to raising awareness of the human rights aspects of health, and improving the quality of health and healthcare for all Ugandans. Grounded in a rights-based approach mobilizes health professionals, in collaboration with communities, to be health rights advocates promoting equity and social justice for all Ugandans, with a particular focus on marginalized and vulnerable populations. Has a proven track record of addressing health rights violations in Uganda through advocacy-.oriented research, education and training.

Mission & Vision

A health and empowered community of young people and their house hold livelihoods in Uganda.

To improve the health and social economic well being of adolescent vulnerable youth in Uganda.

Our Objectives

The organization has 5 main core objective that are; to establish and support youth led programmes and services that increase access to affordable quality sexual reproductive health care products and services; raise awareness in the community about social problems such as poverty, ill health, social injustices, hunger, famine and diseases like cancer, malaria, HIV and AIDS among venerable adolescent; strengthen the capacity of youth led organizations through social economic empowerment and provision of comprehensive reproductive health services among young populations; influence change in policy and practices that encourage violation of adolescent youth rights in the communities and establish a coordination and communication system that address social economic challenges affecting young people in Uganda

What we do

The organization since inception has been at the forefront of providing SRHs among young people using social change approaches. We focus on awareness on non-communicable diseases NDCs, water and sanitation WASH, Immunization and Nutritional Support INS; social economic empowerment through enterprise development assistance (EDA), girl child second chance education, community policing and sensitization on constitutional rights Advocacy for Better health (ABH); research and documentation (RD) and private sector engagement (PSE). The organization also provide comprehensive HTS services among key, priority vulnerable populations in Uganda.

Our Target Populations

Adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) in urban and peri urban areas; vulnerable children, Refugees and their host communities (RHC); Persons with Disabilities (PWDs); Ghetto youth and street children (GYSC) and Prisoners living with HIV and AID and general population of young people.

Our Team

The organization has four core staff, these include; Administration and finance manger, programmes coordinator, capacity building research and advocacy officer and monitoring and evacuation learning manager supported under the leadership of Executive Director and district level community structures. In addition to the above the organization adopted remote/virtual technology access approach to project implementation; which involves working in partnership with selected technocrats from various organizations in the same field of work through virtual technology approach to plan, coordinate and implement project activities. This helps the organization to tap in vast experience from other organization in same field of work and reduce the on cost of maintaining huge numbers of staff at secretariat. This approach is the first of its kind in Uganda.

Our Staff

Our Partners

Development Partners

The organization continue to attract new development partners from across the globe; these among others include; National STD Control unit MARPI, USAID UPHs, AFLOSORFT- Uganda, SPAN- Medicare, University Research Council, URC, CEHUD, EDOU, Science Research Consortia SRC, FASBEC, CCAYEF, PREFA, RHU, Straight Talk, among other. Ministerial Level; Ministry of Health (MoH), Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development and district based health unites amongother local District based partners.