Who we are

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An International organization using education to overcome poverty.

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Our Work

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How do we help poor communities in Uganda.

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Volunteer with Us

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Join our project team and create positive change In rural Uganda.

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Find out how your sponsorship can keep a child in school.

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The Umbrella of Hope Foundation

Together, we can change rural communities in Uganda

Stichting The Umbrella of Hope Nederland(The Umbrella of Hope Foundation) is a Not-for-profit organization established and registered in The Netherlands under Registration No. KvK-nummer 63567563 in 2015, and in Uganda under Registration No. 5562036664 in 2007.Well known nationally and internationally, for its commitment to work with marginalized sections of the society and empower them to attain dignified quality life.

We are based in The Hague Netherlands and working in rural Uganda since 2007 providing education for children in rural areas, providing health care for the most marginalized groups like young people, adolescents and women, helping young people develop the right skills to find jobs and start their own businesses and empower women to help transform their local communities.

Our goal is to structurally improve and increase access to basic social and economic livelihoods of people in marginalized and poor communities.

The Umbrella of Hope Foundation is recognized as a Public Benefit Organisation (Dutch: Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling, ANBI).  Therefore, any person making donations to The Umbrella of Hope Foundation may deduct their gifts from their Dutch income tax or corporate income tax. Here is a link to the ANBI for more details.

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HAAGS KEURMERK (QUALITY AWARD)

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On March 13, 2017 The Umbrella of Hope Foundation is among the first 7 organisations awarded the Hague Quality Mark for Voluntary Organisations (HKV) in the city of The Hague and awarded by PEP Den Haag to voluntary organizations who have shown to have their volunteer policies in order. “In three months we went from…

PEOPLE WITH ALBINISM

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With the financial support from Global Giving USA and individual donors, we launched our project “Albino Lives Matter”. This project was aimed at reaching out to people with albinism in rural areas in Iganga district. Through this project we were able to; Invest in the education of 22 children with Albinism Established sustainable livelihoods for 15  youths with…

USING SPORTS TO EMPOWER GIRLS

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Through support from Welfare office of the International Institute of Social sciences in The Hague, PAC Rotterdam and Rotaract Club of Jinja, we launched a project to mentor 100 teenage girls from deprived communities. The objective of the project is reduce the tendency of teenage pregnancies, build their confidence levels and motivate them to even venture into male dominated professions to help minimize gender disparity/inequality in the society.

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Susan

I am so happy to see an organization like umbrella of Hope come deep in the rural villages like mulanga and help poor children go to school.

Head of school Mulanga Primary , Mulanga Village

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Andrea

When I heard about the mission of Umbrella of Hope Uganda, I was excited to join their team. Coming from a social work background with a concentration in international humanitarian work, I believed this was an excellent opportunity to contribute to the community of Jinja, Uganda. Volunteers are in integral part to achieving our goals, and I am pleased to be working with this motivated group of individuals.

Vrijwilligerscoördinator, New York, NY

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Nanangwe

My daughter was forced into early marriage after giving birth at the age of 13, I am so happy that umbrella of hope has given her a second chance of going back to school.

Mother of beneficiary , Mulanga Village