Creative actions on climate
change and human rights

Welcome to

Mambya Arts Foundation

Mambya Arts Foundation is a Ugandan non-profit organization that was established in 2013 with the mission of providing young people with a platform to express themselves and share their ideas through the performing arts. Since its founding, the organization has hosted seven editions of the Tuzinne Festival and the Human Rights Symposium, which has seen over 50 speakers and activists. Additionally, their environmental arm, Act Africa Now, has been responsible for planting over 100,000 trees in Kampala as part of their Greening the City campaign.

The organization works to raise awareness and address societal challenges through artistic pieces. Their art covers a variety of social, environmental, and political themes, such as human rights and combatting climate change. To achieve these goals, Mambya Arts Foundation runs a variety of projects, such as their annual Tuzinne Festival where Human Rights Dance. Through these initiatives, they strive to create a pool of professionally trained artists in both contemporary and African traditional dance contexts, who possess both technical dexterity and knowledge of the industry and its different players.

MDC is also involved in hosting and participating in exchanges and workshops with dancers and choreographers all over the world to give and receive new experiences; we place high value on these and are looking to increase and expand in this area.

“We, the ones who are challenged, need to be heard. To be seen not as a disability, but as a person who has, and will continue to bloom. To be seen not only as a handicap, but as a well intact human being."


Victory for Environmental and Heritage Conservation in Jinja

Kiiza Eron at The Environment Shield Limited and Gawaya Tugule have successfully saved a row of endangered Milicia excelsa (Mvule) trees along Nile Avenue in Jinja City.

The court declared the tree cutting a threat to residents’ rights to a clean environment and the city’s heritage, issuing a temporary injunction to halt the cutting until proper consultations and safeguards are in place.

KCCA Kyanja Agricultural Demonstration Gardens

Hosted by Holland Greentech, a top horticultural company in East Africa, our team expanded their knowledge of sustainable farm management, covering soil and water analysis, pest control, and irrigation. Read on to discover our key takeaways!

Climate Activist of the year

Today in Kampala, we had the incredible opportunity to meet two dynamic youth climate activists: Muhwezi Joshua Lawel and Ayebare Denise. These young leaders are at the forefront of climate action in Uganda, working tirelessly to empower youth and protect the environment.

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