Voluntary rural community empowerment Uganda (VRCEU) actively implements integrated community development interventions in Bukedea District since 2016 to date. To generate outstanding positive impact in the lives of many poor people. From originally implementing small single isolated projects benefiting a few households VRCEU‟s programmes evolves into multi-disciplinary and multi-sectorial programmes and projects transforming the lives of a wide range of communities. VRCEU‟s work is mainly focused in the Agriculture, Health and Water and Sanitation sectors with the Environment, Gender and HIV/AIDS being key cross-cutting issues mainstreamed in all her programmes. VRCEU promotes a participatory development approach through all its work. The Integrated approach which is the main vehicle by which VRCEU services the communities it works with is built on the tenets of participatory development. The adoption of the integrated community development approach by VRCEU was informed by field experience of best practice over the years .In order to deliver organized and focused development services to the poor people of Bukedea District, in the Eastern part of the country,

VRCEU ‟s work targets the rural poor people as classified below: – Without access to clean and safer water.

– Cannot access public health facilities (distance and means)

– Affected by high incidence of preventable diseases.

– Have low levels of education.

– Food insecure and low incomes.

– Are vulnerable (the Elderly, PLWHIV, PWDS, widows, Child-headed households) Governance and Staffing of VRCEU