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  • In Picture: MammaCare Goes to Uganda (5/26-6/4/2015)-UCiGC Medical Mission Initiative 2015  
     
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    In Picture: Annual UCiGC Mother's Day Celebrations 5/9/ 2015

  • In Picture: The 6th Annual UCiGC Inter-Religious Prayer Service 3/14/2015

     

President's Message

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I take this opportunity to thank all of you and extend my warm wishes for a Happy New Year to you and your family members.  In the year 2014, we have seen tremendous growth in our Community and I credit this growth to all Members and Friends and Sponsors who have worked hard and it’s your sheer dedication and motivation that the Uganda Community in Greater Chicago will be able to achieve even greater growth in 2015.Thank you once again for the achievement we have had in the year 2014. Happy New Year 2015!  (Monica K. Tindimubona- UCIGC President) 

(UCIGC Children singing at Christmas Party on 12/20/14)

 

Who We Are

Uganda Community in Greater Chicago, Inc. is a 501 (c) 3 community-based organization that promotes Cultural, Social, Sports, Health, Economic and Educational Participation and Empowerment of the Ugandan Immigrants in Greater Chicago.  BENEFITS

·        Ownership of the organization

·        Involvement in decision making

·        Workshops and Trainings

·        Networking Opportunities

·        Community Resources Programs

·        Advocacy and Community Support

 

   

Our Goal

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·        Build leadership and organizational capacity of the youth in the community.

·        Ensure that Ugandan immigrants and their offspring and others have an active role in multiple cultural educational arenas.

·        Promote community development and access to social services.

·        Serve as a viable model of culture educational unity and action development.

·        Support youth and children’s integration in a diverse society.·Advance education and cultural awareness.

 

   

Cultural Education

Ugandan Drum

Cultural Day 2014

Traditional Kanzu

Annual Picnic 23/8/2014

UCiGC Celebrations