Formed in August 2009, AICOD was registered as a community Based Organisation in December 2009. AICOD has registered yet another major landmark in its four years of existence by formally being accepted as a fully paid up member of Lyantonde NGO Network Forum on 23rd July 2014 at the forum’s annual general meeting. The Forum is an umbrella organization for all Civil Society Organizations(CSO) in Lyantonde District working in the thematic areas of HIV/AIDS, Health, Economic strengthening, Education, Child protection and legal support, Food security and Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Shelter. The Forum was formed to provide a platform for coordination towards strengthened CSO contribution to the national and district response to socio-economic development.
AICOD is proud to have achieved this milestone as it is now going to join other development actors in the response towards sustainable rural development. At AICOD, we are committed to utilize this platform to contribute to the fundamental basic needs people living under difficult circumstances to minimum standards for a life of dignity through advocacy, community capacity building and creation of institutional and physical structures that improve on their living conditions. AICOD pays more attention to supporting children with disabilities and other vulnerable children in the areas of Home based rehabilitation, Child protection, Vocational skills training for economic security, Inclusive education and advocacy for equitable service delivery.