Uganda

Until the Orange Group sold Orange Uganda at the end of 2014, philhantropy activities were concentrated in the fields of education and healthcare.

News

News

  • Kumusha Takes Wiki: promoting collaborative knowledge in Africa

    Kumusha Takes Wiki: promoting collaborative knowledge in Africa

    We have been supporting Kumusha Takes Wiki since January 2014. This initiative works with Wikipedia to increase knowledge of African communities. The goal : to encourage online contributions and the diffusion of African cultures....
  • The Orange Foundation in Uganda

    The Orange Foundation in Uganda

    The Orange Foundation, established in France in 1987 and active in philanthropy in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Asia since 2005, supports projects in 30 countries where the Orange groups is present as an operator. The Orange...
  • International corporate philanthropy:8 projects supported in 2014

    International corporate philanthropy:8 projects supported in 2014

    20 projects were proposed by Orange affiliates and NGOs at the last call for projects. 5 projects have been selected: one in Uganda, one in the Central African Republic and three in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The 2013 call for...
  • 2nd International Day of the Girl Child: the Orange Foundation supports Plan France in its fight against child marriage

    2nd International Day of the Girl Child: the Orange Foundation supports Plan France...

    As part of the “Because I am a girl” awareness campaign, the support takes two forms: Plan France has developed a Facebook application showing a class photo from which all the young girls have disappeared, because they have been forced...
  • Results of the international call for digital projects 2013

    Results of the international call for digital projects 2013

    Following the success of the Orange Digital Solidarity calls for projects in 2012, the Orange Foundation decided to renew its commitment to projects using digital technology to develop innovative solutions in health and education in...
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Examples of supported projects

3 projects found

  • Sharing life-saving health education through film and mobile

    Cervical cancer kills more women than any other cancer in Uganda, with over 2,500 deaths every year. However screening for cervical cancer is inexpensive, and identifying it early and providing timely treatment could save thousands of lives every year. In 2013,...
  • launching an “FXB-Village” at Maganjo, Uganda

    In 2012 the Orange Foundation announced the start of a three year “FXB-Village” project of the François-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Association in Maganjo, Uganda. In Uganda, 653 villagers from Maganjo will achieve economic and social independence Since 2000, the NGO has...
  • Kumusha Takes Wiki

    Kumusha Takes Wiki is a multi-country, multi-faceted project that aims at activating communities across Africa to create and contribute freely-licensed information and media about their communities (villages, townships, suburbs, etc) to an online platform....