Beacon of Hope Uganda family of organizations has grown beyond The Hope Centre into a multi-faceted group of profitable and non-profit ventures, established by Isaac Ssamba. Most of these organizations have central operational offices at the Mukono Travelers’ Home in Mukono town, Uganda or at the Hope Centre in Kasala village, Mukono, Uganda. Beacon of Hope Uganda started to diversify in 2009 when it started placing volunteers and interns into partner organizations. In 2013, these diversified interests started growing into separate organizations and projects, as the volunteers for partners’ program became Go Volunteer Africa and the orphans and education support program became Hope Children’s Academy School.
There are two main arms of Beacon of Hope Uganda – Charity and Trading arms.
Charity Arm: The Hope Centre in Kasala
Areas of focus: Education, Agriculture, Health, Environment and Community Development
The charity arm designs and conducts programs which contribute to the welfare and social productivity of disadvantaged individuals and communities with an emphasis on children and youth. BoHU addresses some of the most pervasive problems in rural Uganda, including HIV/AIDS, malaria, hunger, education, poverty, access to clean drinking water, and orphaned children. In addition, it focuses on empowering the youth of Uganda empowering them with different skills and leadership training.
Mission: Providing resources to achieve sustainable development in under-resourced areas through effective community education and the development of projects, creating a self-supporting, self-sustaining community.
Trading Arm: Volunteer Travel, Hospitality and Investments
Areas of focus: Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and Technology
The trading arm of Beacon of Hope Uganda has been developed by Mr. Ssamba with a goal to help the organization raise income to support its work. The arm has a portfolio of leading online volunteer travel industry products, including: www.volunteeringuganda.org and www.govolunteerafrica.org
The company owns, operates and invests in volunteer travel industry, clean energy, real estate, tourism, entertainment, construction, events management, retail, financial services and hospitality. With investments within Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda, the business arm is becoming one of the leading ways, the organization is raising money to fund its operations and on its way to self-sustainability… ReadMore