Faces Up Uganda
Employing art therapy to address mental health and trauma among all vulnerable children in Uganda.
We believe every child deserves the right to be well, express themselves creatively and reach their full potential. We know that the path to well-being and a fulfilled life is possible when safe spaces and support are accessible to all. However, too often children from vulnerable backgrounds are left behind, and barriers to enjoying such opportunities persist, making access far too difficult for far too many of them.
Because of the absence of such opportunities, the majority of children in Uganda are disempowered to break cycles of negative life outcomes.
There is 1 in 4 children face trauma yet only 5 psychiatrists are available to support over 20 million children in Uganda.
Help us keep the doors of our community centre open to over 350 children annually to access free art therapy sessions.