COVOID is an indigenous child focused non-governmental organization, registered with the Uganda Government (Ministry of Internal Affairs) registration no. S.5914/6699. COVOID was founded in April 2003 by community members who reflected on the plight of children and marginalized women and after the reflection, they closely worked with communities and formed COVOID to act as a voice in addressing the identified community issues of HIV/AIDS, Poverty, food insecurity, child abuse, environmental degradation.
COVOID envisions a Uganda where there is universal promotion and observance of rights of children. It exists to work towards strengthening the capacity communities to provide for the rights of children