is a national NGO
whose main target is to work for the improvement of the lives
and livelihoods of Slum communities in Uganda. SAP has been
in existence for 22 years during which period it has been able
to acquire a degree of understanding of the social dynamics
of the Slum communities.
Given the increasing complexity and magnitude of slum conditions
in the country, SAP has decided to re adjust and sharpen its
focus and interventions. The organisation, while still committed
to its interest in improving the lives of slum dwellers, aims
at ensuring that many other like-minded organisations and
actors in slums emerge and are helped to acquire the necessary
skills, competencies, attitudes and knowledge to enable them
effectively support slum dwellers in improving their livelihoods.
Therefore in this document SAP sets out strategies aimed
at shifting from its current Kampala based focus and at positioning
it as the lead facilitator of slum development processes in
the country. SAP in this new strategic plan aims at both taking
forward its current work in Kampala and supporting slum development
interventions in other parts of the country.
In order to clearly articulate this shift, two strategic
planning workshops were carried out in September 2012 and
November 2013 at which the following strategies were identified
and agreed on to guide SAP’s operations for the coming