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Assistance Vulnerability Elderly and Children
International – AVEC International is a registered non- governmental organisation (Reg no. 10561). With its head office in Kampala, St. Apollo Kivebulaya Church of Uganda,
Kitebi Lubaga Division opposite Muteesa II Royal Stadium Wankulukuku, Kampala.
It was started in April 2013 by a group of Social Workers motivated by the social work principle
of restoring the social functioning and improvement of the quality of life and wellbeing of individuals,
groups and communities in Uganda and the world at large.
Initial assessment meant to identify key local problems and conditions of
the elderly and vulnerable children was carried out in Mityana, Wakiso, Kayunga,
Gulu, Kamuli and Kampala districts of Uganda in early 2013. This provided basis for
evidence-based decision making process as a fundamental principle upon which the organization
was formed and operates.