• MWALIMU MENTORSHIP

    Mwalimu mentorship – offering mentorship and training to young people and street children to bolster their skills and entrepreneurship! We are always looking for mentors

  • USING ART TO EMPOWER

    We are using art to empower and get children off the streets! Taking every preventative measure needed to ensure that every child has an equal opportunity for a better life.

  • EMPOWERING WOMEN

    We empower mothers to sustain a stable livelihood and provide better homes for their children so they are less likely to end up on the street.

AREAS OF FOCUS

Streetlights Uganda is a non-profit committed to meeting the needs of street-connected children using creative and innovative ways such as art to empower them.

STREET CHILD

STREET CHILD

Through talent, self-discovery and psycho-social support, we work towards seeing that children living on the streets find better alternatives to live happily through maximizing their potential.

FAMILY

FAMILY

Skilling and sensitisation through art to ensure better livelihoods of financially handicapped homesteads so that no child ends up on the streets due to poverty. With specific interest in women and children.

COMMUNITY

COMMUNITY

Sensitisation to bring back the norm of a child being a community’s responsibility. Through art, we sensitise the community on dangers of street habitation and drugs abuse.

ARTS

ARTS

We are here to empower beyond. Teaching street connected children entrepreneurial skills to allow them build their own ideas that can elevate them from poverty is a key aspect of our existence.

OUR PROJECTS & EVENTS

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We have taken part in various projects and events to help redefine the lives of street connected children and women across different communities.

The Mwalimu Mentorship Program

The Mwalimu Mentorship Program

The Mwalimu Mentorship program was designed to link mentors (artists) with mentees (street connected children). Its sole purpose is act as guide for youth in need of help and direction towards their future and other sorts of skills.

Unseen Me Exhibition 2019

Unseen Me Exhibition 2019

Streetlights Uganda launched its third edition of the Unseen Me Exhibition 2019 at the Uganda National Museum on 9 June focusing on showcasing the skills of disadvantaged street connected children. Read more….

Street Monster Comic

Street Monster Comic

A comic book about the plight of street children done by Streetlights Uganda in partnership with Reminac Comics titled “The Street Monster”. Read more….

The Ntunga Project

The Ntunga Project

An initiative focused on empowering and re-skilling women in poverty-stricken areas by teaching them sewing skills to improve on their livelihoods. Read more….

Unseen Me Exhibition 2018

Unseen Me Exhibition 2018

Streetlights Uganda organised its 2nd Edition of the Unseen Me Exhibition 2018 under the theme, “A Mothers Love” at the Makerere Art Gallery on 1-3 June 2018. Read more….

Unseen Me Exhibition 2017

Unseen Me Exhibition 2017

Streetlights Uganda organized its maiden exhibition at Under Ground Contemporary Art Space, Nakumatt Oasis Basement under the theme “The Unseen Me”. Read more….

OUR TEAM

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We are who we are because of our dedicated community and team of volunteers. These are some of our top contributors!

Rodney Kiggundu – Operations

Rodney Kiggundu – Operations

A visual artist and mentor, Rodney is motivated to inspire and positively engage youth into self discovery and productivity for available opportunities.

Bhengie Mwesigwa – Art & Creative

Bhengie Mwesigwa – Art & Creative

Bhengie is a creative that understands his way around art and graphics. He’s the driving force behind our graphics and other media prints.

Victoria Merab – Team Lead

Victoria Merab – Team Lead

Victoria is passionate about using her talent and abilities to create positive change especially in the lives of youths and women.

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BLOG

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Check out some of our ideas, experiences, reports, activities and stories. We learn a lot of things and are proponents of sharing our lessons with others so we can work together and create lasting solutions.

Rodney Kiggundu Shares His Views On Art And Empowerment At The YELP Fellowship

Rodney Kiggundu Shares His Views On Art And Empowerment At The YELP Fellowship

Ahead of the second YELP seminar in August, our Co-founder and Head of Programs Rodney Kiggundu under the class of 2019 Fellows was asked to reflect on the kind of change he would want to bring to their sector/industry through a performance speech. The speeches would borrow from the four principles that underpin the YELP […]

Giving the Streetlights Ntunga Women a Voice

Giving the Streetlights Ntunga Women a Voice

As we finally came to the end of the one month stay with the CoCudi Interns Mor and Shani who have been working with Streetlights Uganda and other CoCudi partner organisationz, we reflect on a few changes and lessons we adapted with them during their stay. Mor and Shani are students from the Ceramic and […]

Unseen Me Exhibition 2019: Model The Way

Unseen Me Exhibition 2019: Model The Way

Streetlights Uganda cordially invites you to yet another edition (3rd edition) of their annual #UnseenMeExhibition happening from 7th to 9th June at East Africa’s oldest Museum, Uganda Museum Hall. The Unseen Me Exhibition is a growing network, platform & safe space were street connected children, different Street Children practitioners and art risk youth come together […]

SPOTLIGHT

We shine a spotlight on these extremely amazing people, because, why not?! Thank you for being a bright light and beacon.

  • Joan Nabwire (Volunteer)

    Joan is a hero, wrangling social media, public relations and glass molding. Thank you for all your work. We love you 😀

    Joan Nabwire (Volunteer)

  • Ronald Sebuuma

    Back in 2016, I had the opportunity of meeting members of Streetlights Uganda who taught me and my friends valuable skills in shoe making and for that, we can now earn a living from it without the fear of going back to the streets. 😊

    Ronald Sebuuma

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