Kakuuto Community Development Project (KACODEP) is a rural based community initiative that was started in 1999 and registered in 1999 as CBO in Rakai district striving to work with the people of Kakuuto Community in improving their standard of living. The organization was conceived after realizing the need for involving local people as major stakeholders in the improvement of their standards of living. The organization recognizes the development of the people by the people for the people that focuses on all aspects of community life.
Over the years, the organization has engaged in a number of community development projects in all the five sub-counties of Kakuuto county, and these range from environmental protection, HIV/AIDS prevention, poverty reduction through agriculture, among other projects. These projects have been implemented with the support of NGOs like World Vision Uganda, Civil Society Fund (CSF), Humanitarian support Uganda (HSU) Nile Basin Initiative, Rakai local government, among others.