Who we are


An International organization using education to overcome poverty.

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Our Work


How do we help poor communities in Uganda.

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Volunteer with Us


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

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Become a Sponsor

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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.

Impact of Our Work

Sanitary Pads Have Kept Girls in School.

Sanitary Pads

70% reduction in the number of girls dropping out of school due to menstruation in Mulanga Primary School, Mulanga Village.

Over 100 girls received scholastic materials.


We identified over 100 girls from extremely poor families and provided them with scholastic materials. Read more.

Awarded Quality Mark for Voluntary Organizations


On March 13, 2017 The Umbrella of Hope Foundation was among the first 7 organisations to be awarded the Hague Quality Mark for Voluntary Organisations (HKV) in the city of The Hague.

Poor Children can now go to school

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We reach out to the most vulnerable and poor children in the remotest communities of Eastern Uganda.

Over 100 girls received scholastic materials.


We identified over 100 girls from extremely poor families and provided them with scholastic materials. Read more.

Scholastic materials for Kids with Albinism.

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We believe that children and people with albinism have a right to education and secure livelhoood. Read more.  

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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



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



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