Advocacy & Action for Children

VACANCY: Communications Officer

Joy for Children-Uganda (JFCU) is a non-profit children’s rights centre and non-governmental (NGO) organization established in Kampala in 2005 to respond to the plight of vulnerable children in Uganda. Dedicated to working with children, families and communities to end injustice to children, JFCU attained NGO status in 2006 (registration number S. 5914/6687 under the NGO Act of 1989 of the Republic of Uganda). Through human-rights-based initiatives designed to meet the needs of children, JFCU addresses issues that have plagued war-ravaged Uganda, such as:

Since 2005, JOY FOR CHILDREN-UGANDA (JFCU) has been advocating for and supporting the rights and needs of vulnerable children in Uganda. Along with a team of local and international volunteers, we are working to:

  • Prevent all forms of violence against children, including child labour
  • Ensure access to high-quality education for all children
  • End the exploitation of girls and the practice of child marriage
  • Prevent the loss of life from diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria and malnutrition
  • Reduce poverty and familial conflict
  • Improve sanitation, food security, and access to clean water

Every Child Deserves:

  • The right to be raised in a safe and caring environment
  • The right to food
  • The right to health
  • The right to education
  • The right to realize his or her full potential


Advocacy & Action for Children
Working Together to End Injustice to Children in Uganda