Anti-Corruption Coalition Uganda (ACCU) was founded in January 1999 and registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) under the NGO Statute in 2004 with the sole objective of providing a forum through which various anti-corruption actors can enhance their capabilities and act as one strong voice and force that can effectively engage government on issues of corruption. ACCU brings together like-minded organizations and individual actors whose pre-occupation is exposure and advocacy in the fight against corruption in Uganda.
A transparent and corruption-free society.
To empower citizens to actively and sustainably demand transparency and accountability from the public and private sectors
ACCU works with national Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) engaged in the accountability sector. At the local level ACCU works with and through Regional Anti-Corruption Coalitions (RACCs) that are spread out in the various parts of the country and of recent grassroots member organisations.
These include: Teso Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAC), Anti-Corruption Coalition of Busoga (ACCOB), Kick Corruption out of Uganda (KICK-U), Rwenzori Anti-Corruption Coalition (RAC), Mid-western Region Anti-Corruption Coalition (MIRAC), the Apac Anti-Corruption Coalition (TAAC), MAYANK Anti-Corruption Coalition (MACCO), Karamoja Anti-Corruption Coalition (KACC) and Southern Buganda Anti-Corruption Organisation (SBACO).
Working with others
To influence state and non-state actors in the effective implementation of transparency and accountability laws, policies, programs and budgets in Uganda by 2027
To empower citizens to effectively demand for transparency and accountability from duty bearers in Uganda by 2027.
To strengthen ACCU secretariat and member organizations in the fight against corruption in Uganda by 2027
ACCU’s interventions are aimed at empowering masses to sustainably and actively demand accountability at all levels. ACCU empowers citizens to effectively engage local governments on issues of governance and accountability. Together with national-level Civil Society partner organisations engaged in the accountability sector, ACCU spearheads the fight against corruption at the national level.
At the local level, ACCU works with and through Regional Anti-Corruption Coalitions (RACCs) that are spread out in the various parts of the country and of recent grassroots member organisations.
ACCU also works closely with a myriad of other partners including; the media, religious leaders, individual activists, academicians, and relevant government Ministries, Departments and Agencies. ACCU’s work is premised on the programmatic areas of: Research and Advocacy; Information and Communication; and Membership and Capacity Building.