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We work with various local projects in Uganda with the aim to increase their impact towards community development. We support and empower Ugandan initiators, because we believe that they know best how to help their communities, and which approach is needed. Different approaches can be to stimulate education, improve the organisation’s procedures or to empower the skills and personalities of individuals. However, despite lots of hard work and dedication, initiators can face many struggles by a lack of forces, resources or knowledge to sustain their activities and to work efficiently. Light up Uganda helps initiators to indicate their main struggles, develop a plan and to provide resources to achieve their sustainable goals. Read more to find out how we do this!


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It’s all about Rainbows in 2019!

We’re going to kick off the new year with a great start! Primary school ‘the Rainbow’ from the Netherlands has chosen to raise money for Light up Uganda with all their students in 2019! We are really proud of this, because it means that we can support an extra project in the new year! We […]

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Update – Ntunga!

Update! – The past 2 weeks Streetlights Uganda has been working really hard on the Ntunga Project. The training center has been painted, got electricity sockets, and received most of the new furnitures. Besides the practical stuff, the team has been working in the community intensively to check on woman who are part of the […]

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Back to school – Clothing Event 2018

On Thursday September 20st Light up Uganda organised an event in support of Hope for the orphans-uganda at Buwala Primary School in Kamuli. After receiving lots of donations in clothes, school materials and toys from our generous supporters over the last year, we decided to give out all of the received goods to ‘Hope for […]

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We’re going to support ‘Hope for the Orphans’

We’re going to give out clothes to children in Kamuli in September, to support Hope for the orphans-uganda. This young organisation was started by a group of dedicated Ugandans who currently support 37 children and foster families. Their main focus is to provide education & basic needs, such as schoolmaterials, medication and clothing. The children […]

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Team up!

Since a short while we have registered Light up Uganda as a teaming organization. You have probably never heard of it before so let us give you an inside: www.teaming.net is a website where all kind of non-governmental organizations can sign up for. By signing up, people can donate money towards your organization. Obviously the […]

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Ntunga! (I’m Sewing)

Today we visited the location of the ‘Ntunga’ Project (I’m Sewing) in Kampala. We discussed how Light up Uganda can support on the short term (getting new machines & making the space more functional for the women), and how we can help on the long term. It was a very inspiring day and we’d love […]

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Kingsday Market

Wow what a blast today! As you might have seen earlier we were selling handmade African Crafts to support our projects in Uganda. And guess what!? The Dutch loved it! The outcome of the day: 129,25 euros! Which is amazing! Thanks to everyone who visited us and supported us 😃. For those who don’t have […]

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OBS de Esdoorn meets Bright Junior School!

Great progress at Bright Junior Primary School! After organizing a very succesful fundraiser at OBS de Esdoorn, a primary school in The Netherlands (Elst), we visited Rebecca’s school with Els, the principal/director of OBS de Esdoorn. We gave out the schooldesks and showed Els the construction work we have been doing during the last few […]

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Hard work happening!

Now that the schoolbuilding of Bright Junior Primary School is ready, we want to surprise the children with some extra benches! 😃 This week the carpenters are working hard to deliver good quality benches for us.. 🔨 At the moment the new classroom accommodates 30 children (and that used to be doubled before we extended the room and […]

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New classrooms for Bright Junior School!

🌟 Great news! 🌟 Today we visited Bright Junior Primary School, together with with our contractor to make the final plans for the renovations of the school! We’re starting with renovations already this Wednesday! The first project will be replacement of the timber-classroom construction. We’re going to expand one of the existing concrete structures, and devide it into […]

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