Uganda

In 1988, Food for the Hungry (FH) provided relief supplies to communities recovering from 13 years of civil war and an AIDS pandemic. Since then, FH has partnered with impoverished communities to work in areas of agriculture, health and income generation. Click on icons to read more about how FH works in Uganda.

Regional map of Uganda

Uganda Facts

Capital:
Kampala
Language:
English, Ganda and Luganda
Population:
34,612,250
Crisis:
More than 43,056 children are orphaned from parents dying from HIV/AIDS
5.9 million people in Uganda are affected by a food crisis
1.2 million Ugandans are living with HIV/AIDS

Our Work in Uganda

Agriculture

Last year, 2,000 farmers were taught to grow rice for food and income. 3,687 farmers joined educational groups to learn best agricultural practices.

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Education

Last year, You and FH helped 6,911 children to stay in school by providing school fees, supplies and building classrooms.

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Health

100 pregnant mothers with HIV/AIDs were given care and support. 4,500 women and girls were educated and counseled for preventing abuse.

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Income Generation

Last year, You and other donors helped 1,000 farmers access technology and skills for marketing their crops to improve income.

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