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We are an indigenous women-led organization empowering refugee women, youth, children and their host communities in Uganda, to create positive change and foster community development with hope for a better future. We do this through research, action and advocacy.

Our Vision

Communities affected by conflicts, disease and poverty attain sustainable, socio-economic justice.

Our Mission

To empower vulnerable women and girls, children and youths to rebuild their lives, their families and their host communities.

Our Areas of Focus

Our Impact

Empowering Women Refugees

Our dedicated efforts have empowered women refugees and their host communities, helping them become self-sufficient and resilient.

Access to Quality Education

We have played a pivotal role in making education accessible, breaking down barriers and ensuring that knowledge becomes a tool for empowerment.

Health and Well-being

Our healthcare linkages  and support have improved the well-being and quality of life for many, particularly women, children and youth.

Sustainable Socio-economic Initiatives

Our sustainability programs have contributed to friendly income generating activities for everyone.

At Mbeleni Foundation, we are proud to be a part of the indigenous, women-led organizations that  are deeply committed to empowering refugee women, youth, children, and their host communities in Uganda. Our  entry point is the community through organized groups; we strongly believe that groups are critical and form a solid foundation in creating a positive change and fostering community development. We believe that nothing for communities without communities. Our interventions are driven by  Research, Action, and Advocacy.

Impactful Stories

The heart of our work lies in the stories of transformation. Explore some of our success stories where lives have been transformed, dreams realized, and communities have thrived.


Rights Holders Reached


Projects Implemented


Communities Worked With


Rights Holders Groups Formed


These numbers represent the real change we've achieved, one life at a time.

Join Us in Making a Difference

We invite you to be part of our journey. Together, we can continue to create a lasting impact and bring about positive change. Learn how you can get involved, donate, or partner with us to be a part of something greater.

SDGs within which we work

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   "...hope for a better future"