ADP is a Christian organization which started in 2004 with the aim of serving the poor and marginalised people in the Karamoja sub region of Uganda (Abim, Kotido, Kaabong, Napak, Amudat, Nakapiripirit and Moroto). ADP is involved in advocacy aimed at promoting human rights, good governance, and child protection to fight injustice among the marginalised communities of Karamoja. Other thematic areas of their work are livelihoods and primary health care.