BIDA Background

BIDA was started as community-based group in1989 by fishermen after realizing that they lacked access to basic amenities like heath services, education, agricultural extension services, recreations and the like.

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It is located at Ssemawundo fishing village, Bufumira sub county Kalangala District. Got registered with NGO board on 29th March1994 under, No 5914/907 and as a company limited guarantee with the registrar of companies on 21st September 2004 No 66703. Membership to BIDA is open to all men and women, affiliate groups and associate partner organizations in and outside Kalangala District.

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BIDA has in place functional governance bodies which include the AGM, BOTs, Executive Committee and Sub-committees with well defined roles. There is also a team of technocrats’ at the secretariat who implement projects activities.

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At grass root, affiliate community group are the main pillars for activity implementation and monitoring. BIDA currently operates in four sub countries of Kyamuswa County.

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  • Our Vission
  • A prosperous Ssesse community in a conserved environment

  • Our Mission
  • Working with communities for sustainable development in Ssesse islands