Uganda mental health promoters organisation

(Unverified non-profit organisation)

Uganda mental health promoters is a community base organisation registered under Jinja district local government. The organisation operates in Buwenge sub county and any other area deemed necessary by the fully registered members of the Association and neighbouring district.

The overall goal is to eradicate poverty, uplift the standard of living of people with mental complications in the community and living in a free mental illness environment is everyone’s right. The organization started with small group of people but now due to their service the number is increasing from 50 people to 250. The only challenge they are having is lack of funding but otherwise are serving the community, giving counselling and guidance to the families of people with mental health issues, creating public awareness of the local people on how to treat people with mental illness, Distribution of medicine to those under medication etc.

Year established

2015

Organisation annual cash turnover (in US$ equivalent)

Less than 500,000

About this organisation

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Doing business with the poor; Standards and guidelines...show all (6)

Regions / countries / territories

Africa: Uganda

Global issues

Children, youth and family welfare; Community development; Disability issues; Education...show all (7)

Goods categories

Agriculture, aquaculture & forestry; Arts, crafts & toys; Medicine & health

Business sectors

Agriculture and livestock; Community and social services; Education and training;...show all (5)