Hope Foundation

About us

Hope Foundation is a Women Refugee Led non-profit and community based Organization founded on 22/09/2020 by a group of charity workers both nationals and refugees, who come together to improve and upgrading both the refugee’s and national’s communities in Uganda. The union started in Imvepi Refugee Camp in Uganda with a purpose of improving the status of life of the refugees and host communities, advocating for equality and respect for humanity in the refugee communities, providing both formal and informal basic education to the youth and elders respectively and better the lives of the people of concern through effective service delivery. The organization operates in all the entire settlement and it is implementing Functional Adult Literacy and Integrated Non-Formal Basic Education Project, where by it has total of 2000 learners across the settlement aged 18+ with the aim of improving their skills for sustainability, literacy and connect them to better opportunities. The organization as well carries out activities under Sex education project tackling Early marriages, Early Pregnancies, Forced marriages, Defilement and Rape, Menstrual Hygiene Management and Personal hygiene, Cross-generational sex, Reproductive and Cancer etc. with the agenda of empower girl-child education, the organization has embarked on women’s sports and has establish a Refugee Sport Grant that pays the school fees for the girls undertaking sports under. This is aimed at motivating the girls to stay and complete school. Through sports, the organization is devoted in identifying and support the young people develop their talents for their better future. The organization was a warded a global winner of 2022 UNHCR innovation grant for innovative ideas protecting women and girls globally. Hope Foundation is carrying out advocacy on meaningful engagement and participation of the youth in programs targeting young people. Hope Foundation is conducting digital advocacy to reduce hate space and promote peaceful co-existence among the youth and the digital community. We are targeting the digital community since most of the young people are are in the digital platforms.

Annual Operating Budget: 1,500 USD

Annual Beneficiary Reach: 4,000

Our Partnerships

Our Current Funding Partners

UNHCR- 2022 UNHCR-Innovation Grant

Previous Funding Partners

N/A

Our Network Affiliations

Imvepi CBO Forum

Optional Support Partner

Support Partners can play an optional role bridging various gaps between RLOs and their supporters around the world.

Additional Information

Our Community and beneficiaries

Hope Foundation is a built on the grounds of effective services delivery championing provision of humanitarian aid to the affected people, the targeted beneficiaries are the marginalized and desperate teenage youth, accompanied minors, elderly, people living with HIV, Orphans, child mothers, SGBV survivors, disabled, school dropouts, illiterate elders, abandoned children and women and girls. The organization has a total of 2000 enrolled learners of age 18+ in the entire settlement under the project of Functional Adult Literacy and Integrated Non-Formal Basic Education Project. Hope Foundation carries out sex education sessions on cervical cancer, breast cancer and prostate cancer, cross generational sex, reproductive health among others with 100 teenage boys and girls one zone of the settlement and conducted sensitization and community awareness on early pregnancies, early marriages, forced marriages, defilement etc reaching to a tune of 1000 people within the settlement. Under sports, the organization has engaged teenage girls in football and netball as a strategy of advocating for a safe environment for their live free from SGBV social evils and a tune of 60 girls are reached. In bead to promote personal hygiene and Menstrual Hygiene Management, the organization distributed assorted kits of personal hygiene and MHM to 90 teenagers under sex education program and some community leaders. In collaboration with Windle International Uganda, the organization carried out community awareness programs and community sensitization on the education curriculum and Covid-19 in zones of the settlement. Hope Foundation with support from UNHCR through the grant, we are supporting a tune of 50 girls with scholarships, We are reaching 300 adolescents in 6 schools, in the community with our awareness program, we reaching to an estimate of 5000 people within.

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