Located in east Africa, Uganda is bordered by the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan and Tanzania.
Uganda takes its name from the Buganda kingdom, which encompasses a large portion of the south of the country. Although Uganda’s economy has gradually been growing in the last couple of decades, poverty levels have actually increased during that time and almost 20% of the population live below the poverty line.
In 2018 Mothers’ Union in Uganda celebrated its 110th anniversary of existence and of active service in promoting and supporting stable family life across the country.
Helping individuals, families and communities reach their full potential and take control of their lives with dignity is at the heart of everything that Mothers’ Union Uganda does. Projects include:
The programme is one of the most cost-effective literacy programmes in the world. We train community volunteers as literacy facilitators, who are then equipped to run literacy circles in their own community