The John and Juliet Development Foundation (JOJUDEF) Ltd is a private company (by guarantee). It is a Not-For-Profit (NFP) community development organisation with headquarters in Bunyaruguru County, Rubirizi District in Southwestern Uganda.

It was founded in 2010 by the family of John Twesigye Ntamuhira and Juliet Twesigye Nassiwa, supported by the community of Bunyaruguru County. The founders are committed to making a difference in the lives of desperately poor and the unskilled Communities around the Country, especially in Bunyaruguru County and other communities with high poverty levels, highest recorded HIV/AIDS infection rates, the highest incidence of fetal alcohol syndrome, severe unemployment, among others.

JOJUDEF is currently running a Vocational College in Bunyaruguru County that is, Bunyaruguru Vocational College Rubirizi; and is planning to introduce other community development programmes in the same areas. In addition to the training institute, JOJUDEF also has other projects in Mukono Municipality (Mukono District) and Njeru (Buikwe district).

Vision

Poverty free communities with sustainable income structures.

Mission Statement

Creating a community where people can join for the development and progress of the community especially in the area of socio-economic development.

Goal

Eradication of poverty in Bunyaruguru county and other surrounding communities.

  1. To promote, develop and strengthen economic security at the household level through appropriate preparation of the youth and able -to-work members of the community to improve accessibility to jobs, support of community economic development, and support for anti poverty efforts. JOJUDEF will support;
  2. Launch National and Regional Community Development and health programmes in the area of HIV/AIDS awareness and research, and advocacy for the health of all.
  3. Promote preservation and management of the environment for a better future.
  4. Participate in Civic Education and empower the community to know their rights for development purposes.
  5. To promote unity and Development among its members and the public at large.
  6. To promote the spirit of unity, friendship and exchange of development ideas among the organisations with similar mission and vision world over.
  7. To hold seminars and conduct training workshops, professional advice and supervisory control for the betterment and control and supervise the activities of the members and their products and maintain good quality standards thereon.
  8. To engage in any other lawful activities which may be deemed by members of the Foundation to be conjured to the betterment of the Foundations objectives.