CCFU Brochure 2016

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The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda
(CCFU) is a national, not-for-profit nongovernmental organisation.
CCFU was established in 2006 to
“Promote the recognition of culture as vital
for human development that responds to
our national identity and diversity”.
Our aspiration
.... is to nurture a society that recognises
and celebrates culture for its intrinsic value
and harnesses our heritage and cultural
diversity for development.

Valuing our past to enrich our future

Makerere Hill, off Bativa Road

P.O. Box 25517, Kampala, Uganda

Tel: +256 393 294675

ccfu@crossculturalfoundation.or.ug

www.crossculturalfoundation.or.ug

www.facebook.com/ccfu.ngo

www.twitter.com/CCFU_NGO

Accredited to

UNESCO Inter-Governmental Committee for the

Safeguarding of the Intangible Culture Heritage

and member of

Keeping in touch

Food for thought

Kampala Mayor’s Parlour (1949)

A people without the knowledge of their

past history, origin and culture is like a tree

without roots

Marcus Garvey, Pan-Africanist leader

We invite you to join us to:

Ensure that all young Ugandans have

access to cultural heritage education

Promote the cultural rights of all

Ugandans

Save our endangered built heritage

Demand effective Government support

to the culture sector

Food for thought Join us to ...

Promoting the recognition of

culture as vital

for human development


Culture in Development

Cultural heritage

Who are we?

The Cross-Cultural Foundation of Uganda

(CCFU) is a national, not-for-profit nongovernmental

organisation.

CCFU was established in 2006 to

“Promote the recognition of culture as vital

for human development that responds to

our national identity and diversity”.

Our aspiration

.... is to nurture a society that recognises

and celebrates culture for its intrinsic value

and harnesses our heritage and cultural

diversity for development.

What do we do?

Our work focuses on three main

programme areas:

1. Promoting a ‘Culture in

Development’ approach

Stimulating, generating, and using

knowledge on culture and its contribution to

sustainable development:

Researching and documenting the

relevance of culture in development

thinking and practice

Offering training and facilitating

reflection on integrating a ‘culture in

development’ approach in development

initiatives

Advocating for the adoption of a

culture in development approach by

development practitioners

Who are we?

2. Cultural rights, governance and

managing diversity

Fostering respect for cultural diversity and

advocating for the recognition of cultural rights in

Uganda

• Generating knowledge and supporting initiatives

for cultural dialogue and peaceful co-existence

• Enhancing the recognition and exercise of

cultural rights, especially of indigenous minorities

and other marginalised groups

• Engaging cultural leaders in demonstrating the

use of cultural values and practices for effective

governance and development

3. Cultural heritage preservation and

development

Protecting and developing cultural heritage and identity

for present and future generations:

• Promoting heritage conservation by supporting

community museums; safeguarding historical

properties and cultural sites

• Nurturing young people’s appreciation of their

cultural heritage through support to formal and

non-formal heritage education

• Advocating for a conducive policy environment

and effective institutions

• Promoting cultural tourism and cultural

entrepreneurship, especially by youth and women

• Contributing to global movements and agenda on

heritage conservation and development

Cultural rights

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