UKHF became a registered charity in the UK in 2010, and works in partnership with Healing Focus Orphanage Centre, a Ugandan NGO, to support orphaned and vulnerable children.
Our Patron is Dame Helen Mirren DBE and the charity is run by a small team of Trustees. We fundraise for important improvements, as well as providing practical support and guidance, and it is our proud boast that every penny donated goes to the project!
OUR PRIMARY OBJECTIVE IS: To support the education, welfare and development of the orphaned children of Busiiro Village, Luuka District, Uganda.
We work in partnership with Healing Focus Orphanage Centre, to support ‘Healing Children’ free school which we have helped to build and maintain.
Our long term mission is to make the school a residential, self-sustaining enterprise, owning its own land and buildings, integrated within the community... read more
The Healing Children’s School library has been built and is now stacked with every book on the school’s wish list thanks to a generous donation by our friends at Much Ado Books!
During our latest visit to the school, we were able to shop for a few outstanding items like extra bunk beds for the Girls’ Safe House, much needed equipment for the maths teacher, another cooking pot for the kitchen, a wheelbarrow and a new bicycle to transport jerry cans of drinking water... read more
Our work is grounded in the principle of non-discrimination. We believe every person should be able to enjoy all the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights without distinctions based on race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. We are independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion, and are funded mainly by public donations.