Celebrating 5 Years of Service

MOTIVATION: The motivation behind the founding of CERESAV was to promote an Asset Based Community Driven Approach to change the face of acid attack violence in Uganda. The philosophy behind CERESAV: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7R72UOIb0bY) Promote a survivor led model instead of a representative model. Make survivors take the lead in the campaign against acid attack violence in Uganda. Create support groups and mentor survivors to become ambassadors in their communities to eliminate stigma, discrimination and the associated stereotypes. Promote a facilitator leadership model to mentor survivors in our pioneer support groups to take the lead in the campaign against acid attack violence in Uganda. What steps did we take: We spearheaded the first ever survivor-led organization, where survivors were put at the forefront to advocate for zero tolerance to acid attack violence. We pioneered the formation of survivor support groups to promote psychosocial support, survivor empowerment and community reintegration of survivors as proactive independent ...

The philosophy behind CERESAV

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  • Jewelry

    CERESAV has worked with many survivors to enhance their jewelry and craft-making skills over the years while at the same time lobbying for markets both locally and internationally