managed by R. Bbaale (Communication)
Supporting Orphans & Vulnerable for Better Health, Education and Nutrition in Uganda is a student founded registered voluntary non governmental and not for profit community based organization comprising of 50 university graduates from University of New Brunswick, Canada, University of Sheffield, London, University of Manchester, Cairo University, Uganda Martyrs University Nkozi, Makerere University, Makerere University Business School and 130 student volunteers from Uganda Martyrs University, Nkumba University, Nsamizi Training Institute, St. Francis S.S. Kankobe
SOVHEN was formally registered with the National NGO Board on 16th June 2006 as an NGO registration No. S.5914/6364 and also incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 31st August 2006 under certificate No. 82897. It was duly registered with Rakai District Community Services Department on 17th September 2007 under registration No. 5957; Mpigi District Council Youth and Culture Sector Department on 22nd October 2007 under registration number 6397 and Masaka District Community Development Department on 15th December 2008 under registration No. 5804.
These duty bearers came together in “munno mukabi” a form of community dialogue with a common ethos of voluntarism to organize orphans and other vulnerable groups living in difficult circumstances in hard to reach rural and urban slum areas, build solidarity and cooperation among them, promote their economic and social development and improve their organizational ability.
Whereas the contracting authority SOVHEN UGANDA desires to engage the services of the financial partner on the Terms and Conditions herein set forth, and whereas the financial partner is willing and ready to accept this engagement of services with SOVHEN UGANDA on the said Terms and Conditions, the parties agree that the financial partnership shall accelerate the attainment of the project objectives.
The scope and level of this agreement depends on the extent to which the partners’ missions coincide and partners shall therefore share the overall responsibility for policy formulation, share responsibility for collaborative service provision based on the comparative advantage(s) of the parties, and within a given context, partners shall strive to complement each other. While inputs, outputs and outcomes pertaining the partnership shall be agreed, reported and shared among the partners, partners shall ensure and cause keeping of regular and relevant financial and management accountability as regards the project activities.
The project will apply internationally recognized accounting standards in all the project activities. The finances will be managed by SOVHEN UGANDA’s full-time project accountant who will be answerable to the Executive Director. SOVHEN will outsource services of a reputable auditing firm which will prepare annual audit reports. As always, SOVHEN will uphold the values of honesty and transparency in all transactions.