Caritas Kiyinda Mityana Diocese

Caritas Kiyinda - Mityana is the social services department of the Catholic Diocese of Kiyinda - Mityana, Uganda. The organisation implements a number of programs focusing on; Social protection, Agriculture and Livelihood, Health, Human Rights and Good Governance, and Capacity Building. It covers a Geographical area comprising of the Districts of Mityana, Mubende, Kiboga, Kyankwanzi and Gomba with 28 Ecclesial Parishes, 654 Sub Parishes (Ebisomesa) and a population estimated to be slightly above 1.5 million people, 38% being Catholics. Through its social development arm, has endeavoured to provide different services to its people regardless of religious, gender, political or tribal affiliations.

In particular, the diocese seeks to reach out to the poor of the poor, vulnerable groups, and those that society has generally discarded. Significant gains have also been realised. However, the area in which diocese serves still experiences serious social and economic problems that include; high rate of orphanage, school dropout, delinquency, poor sanitation, poor health conditions, low agricultural productivity, violence against children and women, inadequate support to marginalized groups such as women and PWDs, environmental degradation, and general income poverty.

About K.M.D

Kiyinda Mityana Diocese (KMD) was established in 1981 as one of the Catholic Dioceses in Uganda under the Kampala Ecclesiastical Province with 28 parishes which are divided into six deaneries.

Our mission

A Catholic Faith Based Organization working in collaboration with other development partners to empower communities in KMD, achieve self reliance.

Our vision

A self reliant community engaging in sustainable and holistic development.. .