News & Press Releases

LIMA Project – Empowering Rural Farmers

LIMA project empowers rural farmers of Uganda by providing them with improved seeds, farm inputs, training on modern farming techniques and provides a market for the sale of their farm produce. This gives the farmers the capacity to farm more acres and by extension leads to increased food production and security in Uganda. Ssamba Foundation

Providing Clean Drinking Water for Rural Communities

Kyampisi Subcounty is situated in Mukono District just about 25 km north of Mukono town which lies at the main road from Mukono to Kayunga district. You can make a positive impact and lasting difference– donate now online to support this program/project! Thank you The Subcounty has app. 52,900 inhabitants who exclusively live on subsistence
farm work volunteer trip Uganda

Farm Work Volunteer Trip Uganda

At Ssamba Foundation through our farm work volunteer trip Uganda, we love hosting volunteers to live-in and work with us on our community demonstration gardens. We have had many volunteers come and stay with us throughout the year. The farm work volunteer trip Uganda is an excellent way to see this beautiful country and be
Schools Kitchen Gardens project

Schools Kitchen Gardens Project

Ssamba Foundation’s schools kitchen gardens project supports schools to improve their health and wellbeing through edible gardening and healthy eating activities. Schools kitchen gardens are a wonderful way to use the school yard as a classroom.  Feeding the increasing number of children attending our local schools and those who just find their way to the
Farmers Uganda

Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Project

The demand for organic fruits and vegetables is expected to rise due to the increasing worldwide awareness of healthy diets and environmental issues. At the same time, growing High Value Crops has proved to be a good strategy in lifting small scale Uganda farmers out of poverty. Considering that at least 70% of the world’s
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Uganda Best Volunteer of the Year 2021

Ssamba Foundation recognizing and honoring her outstanding volunteers of the year. The volunteer of the year and other outstanding participants below have demonstrated that they are exceptional volunteers, by displaying dedication and enthusiasm for volunteering, and making a positive impact on people or a project while furthering the organization’s mission and vision. VOLUNTEER OF THE

2021, what a year it has been!!

Several international and local volunteers have worked with us and contributed tremendously to our projects. Countless lives have been changed and countless memories have been made. We have overcome many challenges, each one making us stronger than the last. The dedication and perseverance of our volunteers has kept this organization running strong through thick and

A Personal Reflection of the Man Isaac Ssamba

Isaac Ssamba known affectionately as The Chairman or Master Isaac is the Founder and Executive Chairman at Ssamba Foundation and is probably the most amazing person I have ever met. He comes from a background of peasant farmers, his family was not wealthy, and Isaac had to work to pay for his own secondary education.

Ssamba Foundation Achievements Since 2006-2021

Ssamba Foundation was founded in 2006 by then a 19 year Isaac Ssamba, our Chairman and CEO who wanted to help improve the living conditions of needy people in rural Uganda. He decided to focus on education, healthcare, environment and social and economic empowerment of needy families in rural Uganda. He and other donors have

A typical day for a volunteer at Ssamba Foundation

8.00 Latest Rise and shower 8.30 Breakfast 9.00    Setting off to field work/Office work starts Help with office work, programming, grants and donation research, volunteer search and program awareness and sharing of innovative ideas and carrying out designed program or project. 10.00 Working on field project, teaching, building, planting trees, painting etc. 13.00 Lunch
Ssamba Elderly Support Program

Ssamba Foundation Building Homes for Needy Elderly

Ssamba Foundation, a community based development organization in Mukono district is helping needy elderly members of the society by building homes for them through our Elderly Support Program. You can make a positive impact and lasting difference– donate online below to support this program/project! Thank you Donate Here The rural elderly people in need vary

American Restaurateur Joins Ssamba Foundation

Miranda an American restaurant entrepreneur has joined Ssamba Foundation as a volunteer on her trip to Uganda, where she will facilitate various community development programs meant to empower and uplift the rural people of Kyampisi. For Miranda this trip represents her third visit to the continent of Africa and the first in 20yrs and presents
Covid-19 Food Relief

Ssamba Foundation Launches Covid-19 Food Relief Campaign

Ssamba Foundation has launched a Covid-19 Food Relief campaign to ensure that nobody in the Kyampisi Subcounty goes hungry during the Coronavirus crisis and this second lockdown. Currently, over 6,000 adults and children in the area are not getting enough food. Ssamba Foundation has embarked on a campaign to help people find food urgently. By

Ssamba Foundation launches new website!

Ssamba Foundation has launched its new website – https://ssamba.org/  and we are excited to present its new look. Our new website provides a clear message about who we are, what we stand for and about our solutions. The website also boasts a clean design and intuitive and consistent site-wide navigation system with improved menu functionalities