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about unaa

Ugandan North American

UNAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the state of Massachusetts.

About UNAA – The Ugandan North American Association (UNAA) is a non-profit organization that has been in existence for over 35 years. It is the largest organization of Ugandans living in North America, with a membership that cuts across different states in the USA and Canada.

UNAA was founded with the aim of uniting and empowering Ugandans living in the diaspora by providing a platform for networking, cultural exchange, and social engagement.

Over the years, UNAA has grown to become a leading organization that advocates for the interests and welfare of Ugandans in North America. About UNAA,  The organization is run by a team of dedicated volunteers who work tirelessly to ensure that the mission and vision of UNAA are upheld.

To bring together Ugandans living in North America and provide a platform on which they can network, share and experience Ugandan culture and the abundant opportunities of our new home.

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  • To enable, stimulate and promote acquaintance, friendship and unity among Ugandans in North America by promoting social and cultural activities and interaction within and between our local communities and across the continent.
  • To address the needs and challenges peculiar to our members by promoting co-operative efforts and developing strategic partnerships with philanthropic, cultural, educational, economic empowerment and other social service organizations.
  • To increase awareness and facilitate access to the gainful exploitation of educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities in North America through better networking, training and other innovative programs.
  • To build partnerships with key stakeholders that will facilitate the growth of cultural, philanthropic, economic and educational interests between the peoples of Uganda and North America.
  • To promote and protect our unique Ugandan cultural identity through annual social and cultural activities.
  • To counsel and advise relevant governments on policies and regulations affecting UNAA membership.