Ugandan Orphanage Relief Fund is a not for profit 501 (3) (C) organization incorporated in Illinois. We support the operation of residential and non-residential orphan care facilities in Uganda. All of our orphanage programs in Uganda are community based, owned and operated by indigenous boards in those communities. We currently provide some kind of assistance of varying degree to 5 programs and impact the lives of approximately 250 children.
We insist on cooperation and the sharing of resources between all of our projects in an attempt to avoid the “stay out of my sandbox” mentality that occurs in relief programs; consequently we have partnered with several civil society NGOs in Uganda to provide for the medical and educational needs of the children we care for.
In the United States UORF is run by an independent board and operates with an all-volunteer staff. We have an indigenous Ugandan acting as general manager in a paid position in Uganda. Our current delivery rate is 99.86% direct aid to children.
Ugandan Orphan Relief Fund seeks to create partnerships with those in Uganda working with children as well as individuals and organizations in the US and throughout the world. Our goal is to provide resources in the form of: