Over the last 10 years we have helped over 40,000 people in Uganda through a variety of programs. While the core of our work is dedicated to entrepreneurial training, we have been involved in several other types of programs and projects over the years.
Friendship Village: Started as a collaboration with Habitat for Humanity, the BeadforLife Friendship Village has risen near Mukono, a town about 12 kilometers from Kampala. Shovelful by shovelful, brick by brick, beaders have enthusiastically built their own and each others’ homes. As one beader says: “If you own a home, you are never really poor.” The Friendship Village has its own governance committee with nine officers who oversee everything from security to youth programs, along with a community building and soccer field, which are available to all. Learn more.