WHO WE ARE
WE ARE HUMANITY FIRST UGANDA
Humanity First Uganda is a charitable trust established to promote and safeguard the preservation of human life and dignity. It is a non-political, non-religious, non-sectarian relief and development agency that works with the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people. Humanity First Uganda provides aid on the basis of necessity alone, irrespective of caste, creed, color or religion.
Most of our aid workers and management of Humanity First Uganda are unpaid volunteers and our administrative expenses are negligible.
We are able to deliver significantly more aid value in the field than the funds we raise through volunteers, collaboration and global sourcing.
To serve disaster struck and socially disadvantaged individuals and families in the poorest communities of the world.
We aim to offer sustainable development solutions to society whilst providing and empowering local communities the resources to help themselves. We promote peace and understanding based on mutual respect and acceptance. Through advocacy, emergency responses and efficient programming, HFU prioritizes the health and safety of those most vulnerable.
Humanity First Uganda has been established since 2007 and has been able to respond to a range of modest scale local disasters as well as focusing on longer term projects targeting the most vulnerable and poorest communities in the country.
Aims and Objectives
- Relieve suffering caused by natural disasters or human conflict.
- Strengthen people’s capacity to help themselves.
- Promote peace and understanding based upon mutual tolerance and respect.
- Promote the preservation of human life and dignity above all other considerations and through it, symbolize unity and brotherhood.
Impartial: We provide aid and assistance to those in need irrespective of race, religion or politics.
Efficient: We achieve a massive return on donations by exploiting a pool of expert volunteers and global sourcing resulting in the majority of funds going directly to field projects.
Collaborative: We work with local authorities and other NGOs in a spirit of partnership to achieve the best outcomes.
Global and Local: We combine global expertise and resources with local knowledge of needs and culture to maximize the impact of our work.
Empowerment: We aim to empower communities to get back on their feet, heal rifts and to become independent
We depend on our individual donors and corporate sponsors for fundraising, volunteer recruitment, and building awareness about community needs to keep administrative costs low.
- Volunteer driven.
- Non-partisan service.
- No religious agenda.
- International scope
In 1992, His Holiness Mirza Tahir Ahmad (May God be pleased with him), spoke of his vision of a charity that would help people out of duty, purely on the basis of need without any vested interest, saying “The scope of services of this organisation should encompass all human beings.” Humanity First was born.
Humanity First was established in 1995, during the Balkan crisis, delivering vital supplies to victims of the conflict. Today, we operate globally, responding to disasters and engaging in humanitarian projects in 55 countries around the world.
TRUST AND HONESTY
His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad (May God Almighty strengthen his hand), leader of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, is our Guide and Moral Compass. Through his wisdom and oversight, Humanity First Uganda remains honest and focussed on serving mankind.
Our dedicated teams of experienced Engineers, Doctors, Nurses, Disaster Responders, Managers and more, work tirelessly to ensure Humanity First delivers maximum value on the ground from the money you donate to our beneficiaries.
STORY ABOUT US
HUMANITY FIRST UGANDA
Since 2007, Humanity First Uganda has gone from strength to strength and is now operating in different regions across the country. With the scale of our operations increasing all the time, Humanity First Uganda which is a subsidiary of Humanity First UK, will now take a governance and oversight role, collating information on projects around the world and coordinating Disaster Response globally, interacting with organisations such as the UN. Humanity First Uganda was created to take over operational responsibility, handling fundraising and Projects on the ground in Uganda through UK support.