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Highlights from BULA’s 11th Annual Cocktail Party

On September 9. 2017, BULA hosted its 11th Annual BULA Cocktail Party. This year, BULA highlighted the findings from its Uganda Care Leavers survey, in partnership with Alternative Care Initiatives. In case you missed it or would like to relive one of our favorite events, we’re proud to highlight a few key moments here. This year, BULA focused on providing its guests with a more interactive and participatory experience at the Cocktail Party. Upon entering the event,  guests took the opportunity to write postcards to their friends and family explaining why they cared about BULA’s work and encouraging them to visit the website to learn more. For those who wanted to...

“[BULA] makes me feel important and revived”

Along with BULA’s new look, comes a refreshed mission and a brand new video to reflect the exciting work underway. Over the past nine years, we have worked closely with a group of children in Uganda to ensure their access to basic needs and quality education. In that time, we have also done our very best to secure their rights to privacy as they develop into bright young adults. Now, with their permission, we are shining a light on the very youth who inspire our ongoing efforts to empower children and youth in vulnerable situations. Through their own words and experiences, let them show you how BULA’s efforts  – to improve their...

BULA, re-envisioned

BULA has evolved over the past 9 years, so we thought our logo should do the same. We are proud to present our brand new image, thoughtfully created by Ugandan artist and visionary, Hellen Nabukenya. Don’t worry – we may look a little different, but our core values remain the same. We still believe the privacy of the child comes first. We continue to make ethical decisions alongside our Ugandan colleagues because, to us, process matters as much as outcomes. And we remain committed to the well-being and empowerment of children and their communities. But, what does this image mean to us? As BULA’s Head Social Worker Evelyne Nantenza puts...