Northern Uganda has been a site of struggle, violence, suffering and
mass displacement for more than two decades. While there is no clear
punctuation to mark the end of conflict, a relative peace over the
past few years has emboldened communities to move toward recovery
and development with determination. Hope is indeed on the horizon.
This determination must be wholly supported if the transition to
sustainable peace, linked to broader development aims, is to
The Uganda Fund insists on a long-term commitment to local
initiatives. It operates under the principle that with strategic
investment in grassroots community-led enterprises, peace and
prosperity can become a reality in northern Uganda. This principle
is implemented via targeted programming in youth livelihood and
leadership; justice and reconciliation; information technology and
communication; and education and long-term institutional
development. The Uganda Fund is poised to be a leader in recovery
efforts and seeks investment from individuals and organizations that
in partnership can equip northern Uganda with a stable, healthy,
engaged and empowered populace.
Recognizing the need
for sustained attention over the long term, the Uganda Fund commits
to operate for a period of at least ten years, scaling up existing
projects, funding additional
entrepreneurial initiatives, and using them as models for expanding
into war-affected districts throughout northern Uganda. Without the
help of individuals and organizations that care about the future of
Northern Uganda, this would not be possible.
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