nkwenge-team

Nkwenge cultural troupe

COMMUNITY BASED ORGANISATION

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About us

NKWENGE CULTURAL TROUPE is a community based organization registered with Mukono Municipality Council. Its headquarters are located at Mukono Hill Village, Bishop’s west primary school, Mukono Central Division, Mukono Municipality, Mukono District – Uganda. It is a multisectorial organization created in 2009 in attempt to improve on social – economic status of vulnerable youth. It was founded by three trainers of traditional music, dance and drama who developed an idea of imparting cultural Music, Dance and Drama among the disadvantaged youngsters for income generating.

Vision

Equip vulnerable talented youngsters with cultural music, dance and drama skills to be self-reliant and productive in the society.

Mission

Providing a platform for vulnerable young people to actively participate in all development programs through cultural diversity, networking and partnership development for sustainability.

Objectives

  • Develop and promote talents and skills of vulnerable youth in the society.
  • Lobby for funds and resources for PWDS and other OVC in terms of scholastic materials, welfare and school fees.
  • Carry out sensitization and awareness campaigns in the community on the issues of both cultural and international importance.
  • Train members in craft making and other income generating activities.

Core values

  • Transparency / Accountability
  • Cooperation
  • Trustworthy
  • Exemplary

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