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Heritage Education: 50 teachers, resource persons trained

The Heritage Education Programme (HEP), a Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda...
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The Heritage Education Programme extends to more than 35 new schools

CCFU’s Heritage Education Programme will this year be introduced to...
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CCFU awarded for establishing the Uganda Railway Museum

CCFU received a special recognition award at the Ekkula Sustainable...
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14 young people receive prizes during the 12th Annual Youth Awarding Ceremony

CCFU’s 12th Annual Youth Cultural Heritage Awarding Ceremony occurred on...
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Vintage cars for heritage

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in partnership with the...
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Historical building of the week: Mbale post office (1950s)

Constructed to ease communication for the colonial government, the building...
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Work with cultural leaders to end female genital mutilation

The call was made by the LC5 Chairperson of Amudat...
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Training media personnel for chimpanzee conservation

CCFU builds the capacity of journalists from Bunyoro and Rwenzori...
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Utilising traditional knowledge to promote climate resilience

From the 5th to 8th of September 2023, CCFU engaged...
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The cultural resources of Madi sub-region unveiled by the Madi Community Museum in Moyo

The Madi Community Museums has profiled the cultural resources of...
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Net Zero: Heritage For Climate Action – working with stakeholders in Kasese 

Introduction. Between 7th and 11th August 2023, the Cross-Cultural Foundation...
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Engaging young people to end violence against women and girls

The prize awarding ceremony for young people On 3rd August...
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Joint statement by community museums on the 2023 Museums and Monuments Law

Introduction On May 29th this year the President of the...
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Historic buildings, sites and monuments in Mbale City profiled

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) in collaboration with the...
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Engaging the media on cultural rights and heritage in Western Uganda

Introduction and objectives of the Workshop As part of its...
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CCFU participates in the British Council’s climate heritage professionals forum in Nairobi

Since the launch of British Council’s Cultural Protection Fund (CPF)...
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CCFU holds a music camp for traditional musicians in the Albert Region

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU)in partnership with Total Energies...
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Celebrating World Chimpanzee Day

World Chimpanzee Day July 14, 1960 is the day Dr....
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CCFU engages media actors on cultural rights and heritage

Cultural rights and heritage, and the mediaThe Cross-Cultural Foundation of...
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CCFU participates in the African Youth Museum Forum in Porto Novo, Benin

CCFU participated in the African Youth Museum Forum from the...
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8 Heritage promoters awarded during the 5th National Heritage Awards

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU), with the support of...
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Historical building of the week: Butikkiro House (1929)

The official residence of the  Katikkiro (prime minister) of Buganda...
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Engage communities on cultural resources that address violence against women and girls

Over the past three decades, efforts to prevent violence against...
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CCFU is sharing Uganda’s climate and culture story in Rome, Italy

Introduction to the Net Zero Project in-person workshop In April...
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Does culture promote equality between boys and girls?

On the 18th of March, young people in heritage clubs...
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CCFU signs an MOU with Bunyoro Kingdom to preserve cultural heritage

Bunyoro Kitara-Kingdom (BKK) yesterday (Tuesday) signed a Memorandum of Understanding...
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CCFU receives a Green Heart Hero Award

The Foundation is extremely proud and honoured to receive the...
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Coming up: The 5th National Heritage Awards, 2023

Do you know an individual, family or organisation that has...
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Masindi and Buliisa women gain skills in handicraft making and value addition

Handicraft making in Uganda is essentially a cultural, traditional and...
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Stakeholders advocate for the need to promote the realisation of cultural rights in Karamoja

Organizations represented: Action for Women and Awakening in Rural Environment...
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Announcing the 2023 youth cultural heritage competition

The 2023 competition  This year’s competition will focus on culture...
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Handicraft groups in Alur, Acholi trained

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) through its TotalEnergies EP...
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Historical building of the week: Old Lukhobo House (1956)

This house was built in 1956 by the colonial government...
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A publication that documents the Nyangia oral history, culture and traditions launched

The launch of the Nyangia publication and resource materials for...
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Stakeholders in Karamoja pledge to use culture in their initiatives that address violence against women and girls

Cultural leaders, civil society organisations and local government representatives Karamoja...
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CCFU’s Heritage Education Programme goes to Bundibugyo and Ntoroko districts 

The programme was introduced in the two districts after a...
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Donate to save Mbale’s rich built heritage

Have you been to Mbale city recently? Have you noticed...
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 Conservationists asked to integrate culture in their interventions to conserve the chimpanzee

The 3rd National Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Culture and the Conservation...
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Using a ‘Culture in Development Approach’ to end violence against women and girls – a stakeholders’ pledge

Cultural leaders, civil society organisations and local government representatives from...
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The first ever Railway Museum in Uganda is now open!

The grand opening  On the 16th of March 2022, the...
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Historical building of the week: North Road Primary School, 1932

As the number of Indians increased in Mbale town in...
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A Campaign to safeguard and promote Mbale’s cultural heritage treasures launched

On the 29th of April 2022, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of...
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International Heritage Day, 2022

The World Heritage Day 2022 theme is ‘Heritage and Climate‘...
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Ms. Yvonne Papendorf visits our Bread for the World supported projects

We were pleased to host Ms. Yvonne Perpendorf, Project Officer...
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#SaveMbalesbuiltheritage -A video competition

Are you young, from Bugisu, passionate about protecting and promoting...
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Announcing the 2022 annual youth national cultural heritage competition

The 2022 competition  This year’s competition will focus on traditional...
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CCFU is piloting natural flood management methods in the Rwenzori

As one of the most effective techniques of Natural Flood...
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Restoring key forest corridors for chimpanzee conservation

Culture For Chimps CCFU, with support from Arcus Foundation, is...
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Football tournaments and the conservation of the chimpanzee

The 2021-22 Chimpanzee Tournament CCFU organised a tournament to strengthen...
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Ending violence against women and girls: Can cultural and religious leaders collaborate?

High level symposium between the Council of Traditional Leaders and...
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Integrating natural flood management methods in cultural heritage safeguarding

Courtesy visit by the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) CCFU...
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Cultural heritage preservation: why a priority for Africa now?

On the 3rd and 4th December, Africa members of the...
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Building heritage resilience to climate change

Melting snow and rivers in flood Over the past one...
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We have joined the Climate Heritage Network.

CCFU joins the Climate Heritage Network We are proud to...
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Stakeholder Meeting on the Development of the Batwa Community in Bundibugyo

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda (CCFU) is committed to supporting...
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Community museums as cultural enterprises and centres for research and heritage education

Community museums as centres of cultural entrepreneurship  The world believes...
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Highlights from our mid-year retreat

Our mid-year retreat Our mid-year retreat hinged on reflections on...
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#CultureForChimps – a new CCFU project in Bunyoro and Rwenzori

With support from the Arcus Foundation, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of...
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A radio-based cultural heritage competition conducted for young people during lockdown

A youth radio-based heritage competition As the second wave of...
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Indigenous Minorities in Uganda demand for the Covid-19 vaccines on the Indigenous Peoples Day

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, 2021 Indigenous Minority...
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Culture and epidemics: Is there a link?

Infectious diseases have for centuries significantly affected how and where...
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Culture, communities and chimpanzee conservation – what we have done so far

CCFU – Culture and conservation of chimpanzees in Uganda Since...
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Launched: a new book documenting the history of railways in Uganda

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda in partnership with the Uganda...
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The 4th National Cultural Awards, 2021: six cultural heritage promoters awarded

In commemoration of the World Culture Day that happens annually...
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Climate change and Uganda’s cultural heritage: What impact?

On the 23rd of February, CCFU convened national stakeholders such...
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Announcing the 2021 National Youth Cultural Heritage Competition

Every year, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda organises a national...
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The Nexus between Culture and the 2017 Marriage Bill

Several clauses in the Bill have drawn much controversy. Many...
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Announcing the 2nd Inter-clan Chimpanzee Conservation Football Tournaments in Rwenzori and Bunyoro

The 2021 Chimpanzee Conservation Football Tournaments We are proud to...
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Promoting Women’s and Girls’ Rights: Is Culture the Missing Link?

Launch of the research report and dissemination of findings Today,...
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Celebrating the Annual National Youth Heritage Awards 2020

Every year, the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda organizes a national...
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