World Heritage Day 2017

What have you done to protect Uganda’s rich cultural heritage?
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

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Programme Partners

To implement our different programme activities successfully, the Foundation works with a number of local partners in different parts of the country and, occasionally, beyond.Culture in Development Programme PartnersPlan internationalActionAid UgandaArcus FoundationCultural Institutions in UgandaHeritage Education Programme and Community Museum PartnersCultural Heritage clubs in over 100 Secondary Schools in UgandaMuseum […]

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Programme partners

To implement our different programme activities successfully, the Foundation works with a number of local partners in different parts of the country and, occasionally, beyond.

Culture in Development Programme Partners

Plan international
ActionAid Uganda
Arcus Foundation
Cultural Institutions in Uganda

 Heritage Education Programme and Community

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The 2016 Heritage Competition: young people awarded

The 2016 Heritage Competition: young people awarded

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

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CCFU launches the “Culture in Development” Training Guide

CCFU launches the “Culture in Development” Training Guide

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

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Cultural heritage preservation and development


Cultural heritage is an important aspect of our identity, history and aspirations. In Uganda, a beautiful collage of 65 culturally diverse ethnic groups presents unique cultures reflected in varied traditional institutions, languages, indigenous knowledge and skills, the creative and performing arts, crafts, dress and food.

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