In 2012, CCFU initiated a programme to enhance the cultural rights of indigenous minority groups (IMGs) and worked directly with the Ik, Benet and Bamba, Babwisi, Bavanoma. Three policy briefs highlighting the status of their cultural rights revealed common concerns in respect to identity and recognition; education and language;
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See our work towards protecting Kampala’s historical buildings and sites promoting heritage education for young people, cultural entrepreneurship, supporting community museums and advocacy for a conducive policy environment.
World Heritage Day is celebrated on 18 April every year. In spite
The ceremony brought together about 120 people, including representatives from government, academic and religious institutions and civil society; cultural heritage promoters; the media; students, teachers and well-wishers, to witness the awarding of 13 winners of the 2016 National Heritage Competition at the Uganda Museum, in Kampala.
The Annual Heritage Competition
This training was conducted in July 2016 at the Uganda Museum. Click on the picture to read more…
About 140 people gathered to witness the 2016 National Heritage Awarding ceremony…
The “Culture in Development” Training Guide (second edition) has been produced by the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU). This was launched on 1st April 2016 by Prof. Peter Kanyandago (a cultural enthusiast) of Uganda Martyrs University, Nkozi.
The guide is meant to enable trainers and development workers acquire hands-on knowledge
Community Museums Association (UCOMA). Click here to read advert.
Every 3 years, the National Heritage Awards recognise individuals and organisations for their excellent contribution to preserving and promoting our heritage – whether built, natural or intangible. This might be an effort to preserve a historical property, an endangered language or custom, an effort to preserve a threatened part of
Madi Community Museum launched on World Heritage Day, 2016
Madi sub region joined the international community to celebrate the World Heritage Day (18th of April) by launching Madi Community Museum located at Metu sub county headquarters in Moyo District. The launch event was presided over by the LCV Chairperson
The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is seeking a partnership with women’s groups from indigenous minorities to enhance cultural enterprises that can promote both livelihood and cultural identity. CCFU’s focus on women from indigenous minorities reflects the fact that they often suffer from marginalisation and discrimination in several ways. One […]