ICOBI is dedicated to building healthy and prosperous families in communities throughout Uganda.

Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI) is an indigenous non‐governmental, non‐profit making, non‐denominational, charitable organization founded in 1994.

The Organization was first registered with the NGO Board of Uganda in 1996 (Reg. No 5914/1562 and Certificate No 1444).

ICOBI is governed according to its Constitution, Articles and Memorandum of Association. It has a Membership of 490 and an Executive Board composed of 7 people chaired by an Executive Board Chairperson. It has a secretariat consisting currently of full‐time paid employees (71) as well as volunteers (over 130) headed by the Executive Director. The main goal of the organization is the attainment of better standards of living and prosperity for rural people.



Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) to Conduct HIV Testing & Counselling in Sheema & near by Parishes

Having completed their training today (5th September, 2016) at the ICOBI Offices in Kabwohe, Sheema, Community Health Extension Workers (CHEWs) [...]

ICOBI Emerges as 2nd Runner Up in the Uganda HIV/AIDS Leadership Awards 2016 Under the “National NGO” Category

Each year, the Uganda AIDS Commission (UAC) together with HIV&AIDS Implementing partners, AIDS Development Partners (ADPs), Civil Society, People Living [...]

Wakiso & Jinja VSLA Group Leaders visit Sheema & Rukungiri

ICOBI under the Community Health Plan for All Project, organized a field exchange visit from August 11th – 13th, 2016 [...]

DO ART Study

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) has tremendous potential to prevent HIV-associated morbidity, mortality and transmission.1,2 With reliable ART supply and monitoring, the [...]

Sustainable Outcomes for Children and Youth (SOCY)– Central and Western Uganda

Project summary: ICOBI is implementing a household-based response to empower vulnerable children, youths and their caregivers to reduce their vulnerability [...]

Community Health Plan for ALL

The ICOBI Community Health Plan for ALL is a community health strengthening project targeting households with individuals in organized groups [...]

OVC Empower Project

Background ICOBI with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) under the second round of the President’s [...]


ICOBI SACCO is an end result of a protracted effort to alleviate poverty from such disadvantaged family households. It emerged [...]

  • Insurance Group Agents, Health Partners and ICOBI staff pose for a photo with the Minister of State for Health (General Duties) during the training on Community Health Insurance

Health Insurance Scheme Services and ICOCARE

ICOBI is a recognised national Health Management Organization (HMO) and is registered with Insurance Regulatory Authority (IRA) of Uganda. The [...]


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