Community Based Services is responsible for mobilizing and empowering communities to harness their potential to effectively participate in the socio-economic development of the country and protecting the rights of vulnerable Sections of the population like the women, children, PWDs, unemployed youth, older persons, internally displaced persons and refugees .
The sector has made significant strides in promoting the socio-economic development of marginalized and vulnerable groups of people in the district.
The department is head by Birungi Ben Henry the District Community Development Officer 0772605579 who works with a very committed team which include ;
Asiimwe Queen, Senior community Development Officer 0772937073
Asiimwe Zainab , Acting Senior Probation and Social Welfare Officer 0775243235
Thembo MB Robison, Probation Officer 0772368158
Bagumira Faisal , CDO incharge of Uganda Child Helpline and OVC MIS 0779221158
Karafule Swaibu , Senior Labour Officer 0771393257
Government Programs under CBS department
Uganda women entrepreneurship program started in the financial year 2016/17 to boost women group income generating activities for livelihood improvement. Since inception a total number of 199 groups, 2439 beneficiaries have been funded with 962,835,700 shillings. The Focal person for UWEP at the district is Asiimwe Queen the Senior Community Development Officer 0772937073
468 gropes of vulnerable youths have been supported with livelihood improvement revolving funds under the Youth Livelihood Programme. The Focal person is Asiimwe Zainab the Acting Senior Probation and Social Welfare Officer 0775243235
Special Disability Grant
Special Disability Grant is meant to empower people with disabilities. The grant has enabled PWDs to engage in projects that enhance their level of income. The Focal Person is Thembo Robison the Probation Officer 0772368158
Social Assistance Grant for Empowernment (SAGE).
The Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment Programme rolled out to Kasese District in the Financial Year 2018/19 to reduce poverty and social economic inequalities. Since inception a total number of 2,545 beneficiaries have been enrolled and supported . The focal Person is Asiimwe Queen the Senior CDO