EPAFU (Elders Poverty Alleviation Foundation Uganda) is a community based organization that was founded by concerned members looking at the Plight of the vulnerable older Persons in the community; the CEO is Mr. Patrick Jawiambe.

EPAFU was registered on the 29/06/2020 in Jinja City, Uganda under the Directorate of Gender, Labour and Community Services. It has an executive committee which is the administrative body.

It stands on a strong christian based foundation of caring for the elderly and their dependants within the community.

The Organization has specific objectives which include

  • Providing basic needs like (food, water, clothing and shelter, but also sanitation, education, and healthcare).
  • Providing income generating activities in order to create a situation that is self-sustaining.
  • Improving sanitation and community health through community awareness.
  • Enhancing the livelihoods of the older persons within the community, improving the well being and the growth of the vulnerable elders.

EPAFU Activities involve

  • Identifying the elders who are vulnerable and those that lack the basic needs.
  • Home visits to the older persons to monitor and evaluate their livelihoods.
  • Outreach to the Community and extending the available services required.

The above activities are carried out by the founder members and volunteers.


Funding is from members, well-wishers, friends and other related organizations locally and internationally.

Bank Account Number for donation

Account Name: Elders Poverty Alleviation Foundation Uganda

Bank Name: Equity Bank

Bank Branch : Jinja Branch

Account Number:

  • for USD 1027201671521
  • for UGX 1027201671482

Swift Code: EQBLUGKA