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Uganda is the world’s second most populous landlocked country after Ethiopia with a population of 39 million. 16 % are disabled (ILO).

UGANDA:  The iSAVE programme is implemented in the following districts of Eastern and Northern Uganda: Manafwa, Iganga, Lira, and Apac. The organizations implementing iSAVE in Uganda are the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda and the Association of Microfinance institutions of Uganda (AMFIU). NUDIPU consists of 14 Disabled People’s Organizations that have offices across the country

The key organizations behind iSAVE in Uganda, NUDIPU, AMFIU and NAD have phased out of the following districts; Sororti, Serere, Sironko, Bulambuli, Kumi, Ngora, Bukedea, Mbale, Bugiri, Namayengo, Tororo, Busia and Pallisa. The iSAVE programme itself constiues to exist there since the local people themselves now have the capacity they need to continue saving and developing their local community.

Malawi is a landlocked country in southeast Africa with a population of 17 million people. 10 % are disabled (ILO).

MALAWI:Since 2016 the iSAVE programme is implementing in the following districts in Malawi: Balaka and Dedza. The Federation of Disability Organisations in Malawi (FEDOMA) is the organization implementing iSAVE in Malawi. FEDOMA headquarters is located in the city centre of Blantyre and works in close collaboration with the District Disability Forums (DDFs) and other national and regional stakeholders.