Uganda

One of the poorest countries in the world. Employment is mainly in subsistence farming; coffee is the main export crop. After independence in 1962, it was torn apart by 26 years of civil war, but is now beginning to stabilise.

Population: 37 million.
Languages: English, Lugandan, Luo, Lusoga, Kiswahili and 35 others.
Main religions: Christian, Muslim.

Link man John Mathias

Correspondence team leader Sue Mathias

CBM activities There are normally two visits a year from the UK, usually April and September. The AGM and a local sisters’ gathering are held during the April visit. If funds permit, a Christmas Youth camp is held.

                                                     

CBM Office Uganda PO Box 725, Jinja, Uganda, East Africa.

Ecclesias 107. Ateso: Bollisso II, Budabula, Bukedea, Kanyum, Kapwatai, Katakwi, Kotido, Kumi, Moroto, Nabowa, Nansanga, Ngariam, Peda, Serere, Soroti; Central: Budaali, Bukabooli, Buvuma Island, Buwiwala, Iganga, Jinja, Kajjansi, Kakiri, Kamuli, Kampala, Kasawo, Kayanja, Kigandalo, Kigumba, Lufu, Makuutu, Makwanda, Namwiwa, Wakiso; Eastern: Bugiri, Bunawale, Busolwe, Busowa, Butyabule, Gombe; Eastern South: Budusu, Bumoli, Busitema, Butacho, Buwembe, Dakha, Kilero, Kitoda, Lubango, Madowa, Nabusera, Nabuyoga, Nakapiripirite, Nekuku, Tororo; Lango: Abalang, Acanmach, Acenlworo, Aduku, Akalo, Akokoro, Akuli, Alwa, Apac, Awir, Awiri, Batta, Dokolo, Kagera, Kitgum, Lira, Nambyeso, Omwono, Otuboi; Mt Elgon: Budadiri, Bududa, Bukigai, Bukimuna, Bumbo, Bupoto, Butiru, Kapchorwa, Lwakhakha, Magale, Maresi, Mbale, Munamba, Namabya, Namisindwa, Soronco, Sume; West Nile: Arua, Maracha, Nebbi; Western: Bushenyi, Fort Portal, Ibanda, Isingiro, Kabale, Kamwenge, Kasese, Kisinga, Mbarara, Mitooma, Mubende, Rakai, Ssembabule (about 1,350 members in total).

Ugandan literature

Contact Paul and Faith Boyd

Luganda leaflets

  • Baptism
  • The Bible
  • The Christian Life
  • Jesus Christ IS coming back
  • The Jews in God’s purpose
  • Life after death
  • Resurrection and judgement
  • Satan
  • The Trinity

Luo (Adhola) – leaflets

  • Baptism
  • Jesus Christ IS coming back
  • Resurrection and judgement

Luo (Kenyan) – leaflets

  • Baptism
  • Jesus Christ IS coming back

Ateso – leaflets

  • Baptism
  • Jesus Christ IS coming back
  • The Trinity

Lango – leaflets

  • Baptism
  • The devil
  • Heaven and hell
  • Is God a trinity
  • Jesus Christ IS coming back
  • Life after death
  • Resurrection and judgement

Samia – leaflets

  • Baptism

Runyankole/Rutooro

  • Batism
  • The devil
  • My faith
  • Suffering
  • The trinity