The Batwa Indigenous Development Organisation (BIDO) was started on January 16th, 2015. Initially, it was registered as a community-based organisation (CBO). On April 29th, 2022, BIDO gained the official status of non-governmental organisation (NGO) after being enlisted by the Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) in the city of Kisoro. BIDO’s registration number is 80020003611130.
The motivation behind the foundation of BIDO lies in the high rates of post-secondary school drop-outs among Batwa students.
To promote batwa development in integration of social, economic political and cultural strengthening.
We promote social, civil and economic objectives.
Independant life in the forests of great Virunga and Bwindi.
Eviction of Batwa by Ugandian government for tourism and conversation.
Currently Batwa live a marginalized and discriminated life.
We are a big community of people working towards a better future for the Batwa people. Meet our team and all the people who are supporting us.
We support vulnerable Batwa People.