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Safety & Security

Securing You In Your Space

At Defenders Protection, we are dedicated to safeguarding your digital world. Our team of experts works tirelessly to provide cutting-edge solutions designed to protect your valuable assets from cyber threats.

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Upholding ethical practices to safeguard your integrity

Combating ML & TF in the Civic Space

We are committed to combating money laundering (ML) and terrorist financing (TF) in the civic space. Our proactive approach involves empowering civil society actors, promoting financial transparency, and strengthening regulatory frameworks to mitigate the risks of illicit financial activities through creating awareness and linkages to regulators .

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Elevating the standards of physical security management

Physical Security Management

Our comprehensive approach to physical security management encompasses risk assessments, security training, and the establishment of secure environments to mitigate potential threats. Through tailored strategies and expert guidance, we aim to fortify the safety and resilience of individuals and organizations operating in high-risk environments.

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Safeguarding the rights of LEDs and preserving the planet for future generations.

Protection of Land & Environmental Defenders

Our initiatives focus on providing comprehensive protection, advocacy, and capacity-building support to individuals and communities at the forefront of environmental conservation efforts. By addressing the unique security challenges faced by Land and Environmental Defenders (LEDs), we strive to empower these advocates, strengthen their resilience, and foster a secure environment for their vital work.

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Urgency of addressing crises and providing swift assistance to HRDs

Rapid Response & Emergency Support

Our rapid response and emergency support initiatives are designed to mobilize resources, facilitate emergency interventions, and offer critical aid to individuals and organizations facing imminent threats. By leveraging our network and resources, we stand ready to deploy timely assistance, advocate for protective measures, and ensure the safety of those at risk.

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Capacity Building

We develop the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to enhance an individual or organization's ability to achieve their goals effectively and sustainably.


Risk Assessments

Organizations can gain valuable insights into potential threats and vulnerabilities, enabling them to make informed decisions and implement targeted mitigation strategies to minimize the impact of adverse events.


Rapid Response

This encompasses pre-planned procedures and agile decision-making to ensure the efficient and effective allocation of support in critical situations, thereby minimizing harm and facilitating the restoration of stability and safety.


Research & Advocacy

Civil society is seen as a way for people to cope with an ever larger, more bureaucratized society. Our research is about the way in which social movements, associations, media shapes the decisions that affect society with a particular focus on security.



Who we are

We are dedicated to safeguarding your digital world. Our mission is to empower individuals and organizations in Uganda to navigate the complex landscape of civil society. With a commitment to transparency, capacity building, awareness, and innovation, we strive to be your trusted partner in securing your digital future.

DPI is a non-profit organization registered by the National NGO board under the Uganda statutory requirements. DPI aims at contributing to the promotion and protection of human rights, good governance, rule of law, peace and democracy by strengthening the capacity of human rights defenders (HRDs) to mainstream security, safety and protection management in their work.

How we reach

Coordination Mechanisms

NPO Working Group on FATF

A loose network of NPOs working on mitigating the impact of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financial Terrorism (AML/CFT) regulatory framework on the civic space.

Security Working Group

This is a collaborative entity comprised of experts, and relevant parties from several organizations with a shared focus on enhancing security measures within the community.

Digital Security Alliance

The DSA is a platform coordinated by DPI, that brings together organizations and individuals to extend technical support in digital security to HRDs in Uganda.

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10+ years of experience helping people with the best solutions

We offer timely and efficient responses in a comprehensive manner to resolve protection, safety and security matters of Defenders/CSOs facing risks.

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How we work

3 Clear-Cut Steps

We are committed to ongoing growth and development. Through identifying gaps, dedicated to learning and we constantly seek to improve your skills, processes, and overall performance  through follow-ups.

Needs Assessment

We carryout a systematic process for determining and addressing the gaps between current conditions and desired outcomes of our beneficiaries.

Contextualized Capacity Building

This involves tailoring training and development initiatives to the specific needs, challenges, and opportunities within a particular organizational, cultural, or situational context.


This allows us to monitor progress, identify challenges, and the implement necessary adjustments. Follow-ups also provide an opportunity to gather feedback,

combating ML & TF

What NGOs in Uganda need to know!

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Recommendation 8 focuses on the implementation of targeted financial sanctions to combat money laundering and terrorist financing.

Insights and Updates

Latest news & blog

Explore the latest news, articles, and resources on data privacy, protection, and cybersecurity in Uganda and beyond. Stay informed and empowered with our insights and updates

Civil Society Security

Providing you with the accurate options for all your security & safety needs

Purposed with the aim to equip CSO’s and digital security trainers/ enthusiasts with tools, concepts, practices, attitudes and knowledge especially on trending technological and cyber security issues.

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We venture into the unexplored, emerging and unknown opportunities. We employ a systematic and unique way of looking for opportunities to create a safer working environment for humanity.

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