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Soroti Catholic Diocese Integrated Development Organization (SOCADIDO) is a development arm of the Soroti Catholic Diocese. We are an affiliate to the wider family of Caritas Internationalis, and the National chapter, Caritas Uganda of the Uganda Episcopal Conference. Our legal holder is the Bishop of the Soroti Catholic Diocese. We were founded in 1981. SOCADIDO operates in Soroti, Kumi, Katakwi, Kabermaido, Amuria, Bukedea, Serere and Ngora districts. We seek to ensure the availability of, and access to, social and economic services by the communities in the Teso region, Eastern Uganda.

The Five Year Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021 has been developed after comprehensive process of consultation; reflection on the organizational philosophy (vision, mission and core operating values); review of achievements.
challenges/constraints and lessons learnt from previous programmes and analyses of emerging development concerns at community, national and international levels. The stakeholder analysis, environmental scan and organizational assessment helped identify both the challenges and opportunities that SOCADIDO may face or take advantage of..READ MORE

Thematic Areas

BINS has been designed to provide business-oriented support to the farming households , based on the assumption that targeted households are capable of carrying out farming as a business. The role of development actors is therefore to facilitate

For the sake of efficiency and effectiveness, SOCADIDO, as the facilitating and implementing organization, needs to be well equipped to ensure that the expected changes at the community level are realized. Therefore, we at SOCADIDO plan to continuously work to

About Us

What we aim to solve

SOCADIDO has the zeal to ensure a prosperous, self-reliant and peaceful Teso. SOCADIDO aims to address the socio-economic challenges in Teso that revolve around the development challenges and the poverty (standing at 61%). Teso is faced with a number of development challenges that cut across all categories of people and these as seen in terms of; Climate Change and its effects, High Population growth rate, Land Ownership, Accessibility to financial services, access to safe and clean water, human rights abuse, technology and skills gaps, high unemployment rates, socio-economic challenges (Health and education) and governance gaps. This calls for a deliberate effort

Our Corer Value

  • Christ-centered stewardship
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Professionalism
  • Partnership
  • Preferential treatment to the poor