Founded in 1992, the Mukono Multi-Purpose Youth Organisation (MUMYO) is a Not-for-Profit, Non-Governmental Organisation dedicated to various issues aimed at promoting the rights and well being of the young men and women, with emphasis on the marginalised groups. Its mission is promote entrepreneurial skills development among the young people, women and men, through training and advocacy using human based approach. It is incorporated and registered with the National Bureau of Non-Governmental Organizations of Uganda.
The young people present an opportunity for a sustained effort to participate in the country’s development process because they possess greater energy, work force and potential. We believe that engaging the youth and addressing their needs is critical to our organization mission to ending poverty and empowering them to take charge of their destiny and become forces of social change. There is also need to address the specific and adverse needs of the young people, such as, access to information and resources to support sustainable rural development initiatives for self-reliance.
A society with empowered young people, men and women, able to sustain self-reliance. .
- To attain sustainable human livelihood for the disadvantaged communities in the greater Mukono region through social and economic empowerment.
- To develop and strengthen youth programs, leading to self-reliance, through training, micro enterprise schemes and exchange visits
- To advocate for increased access to and quality education both formal and non formal including child education and career guidance
- To promote adult functional literacy, vocational and apprenticeship schemes for youth out of school, street children and youth with disabilities.
- To build the abilities of young people to participate effectively in development and decision making process through youth camps, workshops and conferences.
- To initiate and implement projects geared towards hunger and poverty alleviation, improved health care and environmental protection for sustainable development