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Heritage Education

  • Young cultural activists, this is for you.
    CCFU has produced an 'accordion report' on the activities of Heritage Education Clubs accross the country. Interested?
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National Museum Campaign

Join us in the campaign to save our only Uganda National Museum. Read more

Symposium on Managing Diversity in East Africa

The Promoting Pluralism Knowledge Programme in Uganda has held a symposium on "Managing Diversity in East Africa" at Makerere University on March 20th with renowned academicians and civil society leaders from accross the region. Read More


  • Proverb of the month

  • APRIL 2014
  • '' Ku ofa n’ogyenda, amaguru tigakugaya''

  • If you die walking, your legs will not despise you.

    Kigezi - Southern Uganda

2013 Annual Report

The new CCFU annual report ""Culture a growing political issue?" is out!
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CCFU Latest News.

March 2014: CCFU signs a grant agreement to support the implementation of a Cultural Heritage Promotion Plan with Kibaale District following a capacity building event which brought together 30 local government, civil society and other cultural resource persons.

February 2014: CCFU’s Heritage Education Programme spread its wings to Kasese and Kabarole Districts.
To further enhance the appreciation of culture through young people, CCFU recruited 8 schools from Kasese and 2 schools from Kabarole districts on to the programme. From 27th to 28th February, a capacity building event for 32 teachers, community museum managers and other resource persons in Kasese and Kabarole Districts was conducted. Read more

February 2014: CCFU initiates cooperation with the Obudhingiya Bwa Bwamba, the cultural institution of the Bamba, the Bavonoma and the Babwisi in the Bundibugyo region, with a capacity building event leading to an action plan to safeguard the cultural rights of these three ethnic minority groups.

Thank you for coming!

CCFU and the International National Trusts Organisation recently hosted the 15th International Conference of National Trusts in Entebbe Read more

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Promoting and preserving cultural heritage in the Madi sub-region
CCFU supports the establishment of a Madi Museum, documentation of literature in Madi, promotion of the Mure and Kore dances and preservation and promotion the Amuru Hot Springs for their cultural significance
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Promoting the cultural rights of the Benet
CCFU signed an agreement in October 2013 to support the Benet Lobby Group develop a cultural centre in Kween on the slopes of Mt. Elgon.
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Promoting the cultural heritage of the Ethur
The Ethur community museum in Abim district is taking shape. We expect an official opening soon.


CCFU accredited with UNESCO.
The UNESCO General Assembly has accredited the Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda to provide services to the Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage.
As a result, CCFU will participate at the eighth session of the Intergovernmental Committe for Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan from 2nd to 7th December 2013 Read More