Who we are
Uganda Volunteers Foundation (UVF) is a Non-Governmental Organization established in 2013 to provide community voluntary services to the needy communities. The Organization was founded as a result of growing demand from marginalized women and children whose rights were being violated.
Uganda Volunteers Foundation aims to help change the lives of underprivileged families in Uganda, UVF is a registered charity, working primarily to support single/ deserted mothers, girls either widowed or abandoned by their husbands, and their children by advocating for their rights through education and empowerment.
By 2017 UVF had improved the livelihood of 300 homesteads and 250 children supported with basic needs and education at our partner school Entebbe Road Primary.
Some of our projects include educating 250 children, distributing donated food, clothing, shoes, and medicine to needy families. We have assisted women establish small businesses to raise them from poverty and allow them to provide basic needs for their families, including education for their children. Enhanced women with sustainable life skills like craft baskets, bags and paper beads making, We’ve also organized a place to live for two homeless women and their children.
UVF has also put up water tanks to help communities access free water, built up a dormatry at Entebbe road primary school to help children with a place to sleep.
Empowering vulnerable women and children.
UVFs main aim is to help vulnerable women and children in Uganda have a better future through Education and empowerment.
- Empowering women and children with education and sustainable life skills to help them get out of poverty, to be able to provide for basic needs and education for their families in the long run.
- Eliminate violence against women & children through advocacy campaigns, building their knowledge about their rights,increasing public awareness, enciphering laws that govern their rights.
- Seek sponsoring support for orphans and vulnerable children to cater for their education, health and basic food requirements.