Who We Are?
Partnership for development.
To transform Youths, Vulnerable Children & Orphans (YVCO) into Responsible Future Generation (REFUGE).
“YVCO” stands for Youth Vulnerable Children and orphans
YVCO started in 1988 by a young man and evangelist Aaron Siribaleka when he was 19 years old. It is one of the twelve alliances under Global Partners for Development Africa.
- “YVCO” has been operating as child care program in partnership with Full Gospel Church in 1988- 1989 War Aid Trust 1990- 2003, ACID Trust 2004- 2012, Global Partners for Development 2013- 2015.
- “YVCO” offers 50% Education Grants for parents and Students (PAS) through Education Savings Bureau (ESB), 50% Medical Grants through Medical Savings Bureau (MESABU), 50% Housing Grants through Modern Housing Alliance, 75% Development Loans through Mukono Initiative SACCO- Uganda, Parents and Teachers (PAT SACCO- South Sudan, Parents And Youth (PAY) SACCO – Kenya, Investment Promotion for PAS, PAT and PAY through YVCO Business Centre and YVCO Child Development Centre (CDCs).
- YVCO has registered over 50,000 children under its 50% education grant scheme, targeting 1,000,000 by the year 2020 and over 5,000,000 youth who shall be transformed into Responsible Future Generation (REFUGE) by the year 2030. These children shall be registered from 12 countries in Africa, that is, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Congo, South Sudan, Burundi, Rwanda, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Ethiopia and Ghana.