Amatsiko is a registered community based organization (CBO) operating in South- Western Uganda, Kabale District, Kigezi region. The idea for the project was initially conceived in 2005 by Alex Atuheire, the project director, after he saw the detrimental effects that being orphaned or vulnerable had on the future of the community's children.
Who is Alphonse Twinamatsiko?
Alphonse Twinamatsiko is 28 years old, married with a son. Alphonse is the Uganda Project Coordinator at Amatsiko Organization.
Born in Nyakeina Village, Mwendo Parish – Kitumba Sub-county, Kabale District, Alphonse attended Rutooma Primary School and later joined St. Mary’s College Rushoroza for both Ordinary and Advanced levels.
While at school, he was an active member of the Scouts where he developed a desire to work with communities. Alphonse has a genuine passion for working in a charity environment and has a varied experience of doing this.
Alphonse spent two years in Kenya working on various projects, from setting up home gardens to improving the livelihood of displaced people, and also sensitizing communities about beekeeping and rabbitry.
In 2011, Alphonse joined Amatsiko to become a Project Coordinator to oversee the project's activities.
* Peer educator
* Farming and agribusiness skills
* Certificate in Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development – SARD (Kenya)
* Certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation
* Certificate in Counseling
* Certificate in Project Planning and Management
We guarantee that at least 85% of money donated to the project will be used to directly benefit the children that we support. The remaining 15% will be used for the running costs and overheads of the project. Read More
Amatsiko Preparatory School
The Amatsiko Preparatory School was established in 2013. During the community participatory conference and community mapping, the community opinion leaders, district stakeholders and Amatsiko organization; It was noted that the major causes of deaths, insecurity, thefts and other crime related activities in the area was by mainly the idle children.Read More