Safe and empowering environments

for children and adolescent girls.​

Who We are

Children’s Rights and Violence Prevention Fund (CRVPF) is a regional intermediary child rights and social justice grant-making organization supporting community action to prevent violence against children and adolescents.



Children and adolescents are safe and empowered where they live, learn, play and work.


Advance the safety and rights of children and adolescents.


Safe and empowering environments for children and adolescent girls.​

Our Principles

Our work is anchored in children’s rights, supported by a strong belief in children and adolescents' voice, agency, and resilience.


  • We believe that violence is preventable

  • We start by listening

  • We believe in the importance of community ownership and leadership 

  • We continually learn from our work and use evidence to inform programs, policies, and practices.

  • We strive to develop authentic relationships with and among our partners

  • We facilitate and nurture connections among leaders to leverage the power of collective action to catalyze deep and lasting change.

  • Child Safeguarding CRVPF has a Child Safeguarding Policy that ensures the safety of children and Adolescents, particularly those interacting with our representatives and the programs.


Board of Trustees

Ms Anne Katahoire

Board Chairperson


Mr Fassil Kidane Woldemarriam

Board Secretary


Ms Winnie Khaemba

Board Member


Mrs Lilian Badi

Board Member


Mr Fassil Kidane Woldemarriam Executive Director


Mr Albert Asiimwe

Regional programs Coordinator, Prevention of Violence against Children Program (PVAC)


Ms Salama Babu

Regional Programs Coordinator, Adolescent Girls Power Program (AGPP)

Ms Edith Tendo

Programs Coordinator, Youth Capacity Development (YCD)


Ms Phionah Kesiime Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator


Ms Sheila Ahumuza

Finance and
Administrative Officer


Ms Evelyne Tugume

Administrative and
Programs Support Staff


Ms Jessica Nakasumba

Office Support Staff

National consultants

Mercy Mwikali

National Consultant for Kenya


Getachew Demissie  Woldegiorgis

National Consultant
for Ethiopia


Eddah Duncan

National Consultant
for Tanzania