About UNAA

United we stand

UNAA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
registered in the state of Massachusetts.

UNAA is the largest non-political formal association of Ugandans in the Diaspora. Our organization aims to promote the social, cultural and economic development of the Ugandan Community in North America and beyond. The Ugandan Community in North America numbers over 120,000 individuals.

Our Mission

To bring together Ugandans living in North America and provide a platform on which they can network, share and experience Ugandan culture and the abundant opportunities of our new home.

Our Objectives

  • To enable, stimulate and promote acquaintance, friendship and unity among Ugandans in North America by promoting social and cultural activities and interaction within and between our local communities and across the continent.

  • To address the needs and challenges peculiar to our members by promoting co-operative efforts and developing strategic partnerships with philanthropic, cultural, educational, economic empowerment and other social service organizations.

  • To increase awareness and facilitate access to the gainful exploitation of educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities in North America through better networking, training and other innovative programs.

  • To build partnerships with key stakeholders that will facilitate the growth of cultural, philanthropic, economic and educational interests between the peoples of Uganda and North America.

  • To promote and protect our unique Ugandan cultural identity through regular social and cultural activities.

  • To counsel and advise relevant governments on policies and regulations affecting UNAA membership.


... and more - the number of Ugandans living in North America.

Meet Our Executives

Monday Atigo
Eng. John Julius Muwulya
Vice President
Peter Mukunya
Executive Secretary
Arthur Nantamu

Meet the UNAA Council

Alex Semwanga
South Pacific

Edward Kyobe
Great Lakes
Deputy Speaker

Daphine M. Kwesiga
Mid Atlantic Region 2
Council Member

Irene Serunkuma
Rocky Mountain Region
Council Member

Jackie Tabingwa
New England Region
Council Member

Justus Mirembe
Pacific Region
Council Member

Moses Ganafa
North Pacific Region
Council Member

Solome Nanvule
Central Region 2
Council Member

Sumayiyah Mpungu
Mountain Region Canada
Council Member

Teddy Namirembe
Southwest Region 2
Council Member

Timothy Kazinduka
Mid Atlantic Region 1
Council Member

Timothy Kiwala
South Pacific Region 1
Council Member

Kenneth Waluube
Male Youth Rep.

Mary Tracy Nalwadda
Female Youth Rep.

Sumaya Namusoke
Female Youth Rep.

UNAA Board of Trustees

Appointments coming soon.

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