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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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Welcome to Uganda!

This week is a very special week for us. Last year, when we were fundraising for our poultry project, we met Chiel. Chiel is a poultry farmer in the Netherlands and saw lots of potential in our project. Thanks to him and his family (and all of you!!) we could change our dream of having […]

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Back in school!

Yesterday we visited Pumulinde Pruth, a P7 student of Bright Junior Primary School. She was dropped out of school a few years ago after her parents died, and she was unable to finish her last year because she couldn’t afford school fees.. But we have good news!! She is now joining classes again!! We thank […]

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New years’ purchase

An amazing start of 2017! Today we purchased 500 chicks for Youth Legacy Africa as an income generating activity for their programs and projects. We can’t wait to see them grow the coming months! This project is funded through our micro finance program. Special thanks to Chiel and Ellen for their contribution in both knowledge […]

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Clothe a Child event

Yesterday, 30 July 2016, the second Clothe a Child event of 2016 took place in Jinja, Walukuba, in the slums of Soweto. Light up Uganda supported X-SUBA by providing clothing donations, and organizing the event. Over 500 children attended the event, where there were various activities, done by amazing partnering initiatives. Children enjoyed X-SUBA’s sport […]

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The power of education

We’d love to introduce you all to Rebecca. We’ve met her yesterday for the fist time, and her story was so inspiring to us, what we’re now creating ways to support her initiative: “Women are often seen as properties to their husbands. They are being commanded, they are dependent, and they are not empowered to […]

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