Community Journalists
Community Journalists
Community Voice
Community Voice
Centre for Media Literacy and Community Development (CEMCOD) is founded and incorporated as a nonprofit organization in Uganda in 2013, Centre for Media Literacy and Community development (CEMCOD) encompasses the broad perspectives of using Media and Information Literacy (MIL) to foster active Youth participation, Freedom of expression, the promotion of transparency and accountability at grassroots level and community development in general. Our programs are focused through community engagement meetings, key stakeholder meetings, community media trainings targeting youth and women, live Radio broadcasts & talk shows, and civic strategy sessions with local community experts, opinion leaders and local government officials among others.
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Our Mission

To transform vulnerable communities through appropriate and responsible media and community approaches.

Our Vision

An organization that is a benchmark for community transformation while our Mission is to transform vulnerable communities through appropriate media and community approaches


Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all


Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls


Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Our Core Values

Our Goal

To harmonize media and community efforts for societal development.


We shall always serve without discrimination to anybody


We shall hold office in trust and shall be responsible for our actions.

Our Core Values

Professionalism, Accountability, Impartiality, Neutrality, Transparency (P.A.I.N.T)


We shall in our service be as open as possible about our decisions and the actions we take.


We shall adhere to the professional codes of conduct and exhibit highest degree of competence and best practices.


In carrying out our business, we shall give fair and unbiased treatment to all clients irrespective of gender, race, religion, disability and ethnicity.

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Youth Voices for Development (YOVODE)

A project supported by the US Mission in Uganda, fosters youth local leadership, inclusion and effective youth participation in decision […]

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MIL Conference Report

MIL Conference Report

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Bruce Vitalis Ziraba

Bruce Vitalis Ziraba

Executive Director
Vitalis is a dynamic, enterprising team player with a passion to learn and acquire knowledge. He possesses over 12+ years of experience working in both government and the non-profit sector. As CEMCOD’s Executive Director, Vitalis provides overall management, guidance and supervision to the Secretariat. He has mastered his art as a Community Development specialist and exhudes demonstrated history and skill in leadership and strategic planning.
Milly Kaudha

Milly Kaudha

Program Associate, Finance
Ms. Milly Kaudha is a young and committed finance officer with a keen interest in community transformation and children affairs. Ms Milly has worked at CEMCOD for the last 3 years assisting in managing the organization books of accounts.
Prossy Kawala

Prossy Kawala

Director Media Initiatives
Ms. Prossy Kawala is a Media Literacy Trainer, Mentor and Coach. She has 10+ years’ experience in Broadcast and Media Development, strategic communication for Youth, Women and Disadvantaged communities. Prossy is passionate about promoting media initiatives for community transformation and development and she takes lead in designing, coordination, lobbying and strategic partnerships for CEMCOD’s Media programs. Currently, Prossy also serves in the capacity of Acting Programs Manager
Daudi Mwanja

Daudi Mwanja

Community Liaisons Volunteer
Daudi Mwanja derives his passion for community development from the numerous challenges he has seen his own community experience and endure. At CEMCOD, Daudi coordinates the different chapters of community reporters across the country, keeping them ignited and ensuring that they share and learn from each other.
Lilian Nabirye

Lilian Nabirye

Finance and Administration Officer
Ms. Nabirye Lillian is a self-driven and seasoned Accountant, Community and Child Development Worker who combines her passion for Community development, Children Welfare together with Accountability, Transparency, and Integrity to produce positive results. For the past 15 years to date, Lillian has worked on various Community and Child development Projects with different Community and Child Development Organizations serving in various positions as Finance and Administration Officer, Accountant, Social Worker, Community Mobilizer-Finance & Sponsor Relations, as well as Program Assistant.


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