Who We Are
The Victim Relief Alliance (TVRA) is a Non-Governmental Organization registered with the NGO Bureau in Uganda. TVRA currently operates in Northern Uganda in the sub regions of West Nile, Acholi and Lango serving vulnerable communities and refugees through promotion of livelihoods, humanitarian response and environmental protection. It has been in operation since 2007.
TVRA has 15 full Time staff and 10 volunteers. The technical staff are well-qualified, experienced and well-grounded development workers with exceptional experience and expertise in Eco systems restoration, protection and conservation, governance and social accountability systems. The Executive Director, an experienced lawyer, policy analyst and environmental expert and development worker, manages the organization. He is supported by a robust team of technical staff including the Finance Manager, the Programme Manager, three (3) Programme Officers, three (3) nursery and plantation supervisors and two Project Assistants, 1 M&E and Learning Officer and a Project Accountant.
TVRA has a five-member BOG (2 males and 3 females). These are persons of strong reputation, wealth of experience in civil, private and public work, with high level of dedication to our organizational growth and community empowerment for vulnerable communities and persons of concern in Uganda.
— Our Vision
Empowered People living in safety and dignity.
— Our Mission
Empowering people whose lives are shattered by conflicts and disasters through livelihood, psycho social and logistical support.
— Core program areas
Environment and Climate Change Adaptation, Livelihood & Sustainable Agriculture, Governance, Accountability and Rule of Law, Primary Health Care, Conflict, Peace Building and Alternative Dispute Resolution, and Education.
Since its foundation in 2007, TVRA has been pursuing its strategic intent.
The mandate of TVRA is to engage all stakeholders to empowers the marginalized communities to tackle their under development, promote inclusive social and economic development by adopting new approaches, programmes and modes of state engagement and Stakeholder participation.
— Our core values
TVRA board and staff work on the basis of mutual respect and accountability, dialogue and collaboration. In our work we seek to understand the views and ideas of others, as well as to recognize the positive contributions of each person, so as to build strong relationships within and beyond the Victim Relief Alliance.
TVRA consistently works in a spirit of mutual trust, honesty, transparency and accountability.
TVRA seeks to have a workforce that reflects inclusiveness and is diverse by race, gender and geography.
Equality, justice and human rights
We believe in an equal and just society where people live in peace and dignity and have access to the necessary resources and opportunities for sustainable growth.
Accountability and transparency
We believe we should be responsible to each other and to the people and organisations with whom we engage and strive to make our work transparent and accountable.
We believe in independence and long-term solutions to problems through sustainable projects.
Commitment to help societies conserve the integrity and diversity of nature to ensure the sustainable use of resources.
Staff at TVRA exhibit high levels of moral and professional practices largely acceptable in the local communities we work with but also in conformity with the laws of Uganda.
We help to restore the dignity and wholeness of individuals and communities through spiritual, social, economic, and physical change.