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.



USAID/Uganda Family Planning Activity-FPA

Integrated Community Based Initiatives-ICOBI is working as a sub grantee under the USAID/Uganda Family Planning Activity-FPA under Pathfinder international as [...]

Expanding HIV testing and linkage to care in southwestern Uganda with community health extension workers

Stephen Asiimwe, Jennifer M. Ross, Anthony Arinaitwe, Obed Tumusiime, Bosco Turyamureeba, D. Allen Roberts, Gabrielle O'Malley, Ruanne V. Barnabas   [...]

ICOBI Lanches Strengthening Community Health Plan For All Project.

The June 2nd, 2016 launch was targeting district level and community leaders in the four target Districts. District community development leaders, [...]

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Project

ICOBI is currently implementing the Sexual Reproductive health and Rights program in South Western Uganda in districts of Ntungamo and [...]

ICOBI Hosts Harvard Professor

We are privileged to host Prof Norma Ware from the Havard Medical School, Boston USA to boost the qualitative aspects [...]

Strengthening Community Health Plan For All

ICOBI with support from UPHSP funded by USAID is implementing a community mobilization activity for CHI in 4 districts of [...]

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 [...]


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