The Uganda Community Organization in California (UCOC) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the state of California.

Our organization aims to support and promote social, cultural, economic and educational needs of Ugandans in California and beyond with the motto “Unity through Understanding."

OUR MISSION

To bring together Ugandans living in California and provide a platform on which they can network, share and experience Ugandan culture and the abundant opportunities of our new home.

Our Objectives

  • To enable, stimulate and promote acquaintance, friendship and unity among Ugandans in California by promoting social and cultural activities and interaction within and between our local communities and across the continent.
  • To address the needs and challenges peculiar to our members by promoting co-operative efforts and developing strategic partnerships with philanthropic, cultural, educational, economic empowerment and other social service organizations.
  • To increase awareness and facilitate access to the gainful exploitation of educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities in California through better networking, training and other innovative programs.
  • To increase awareness and facilitate access to the gainful exploitation of educational, entrepreneurial and employment opportunities in California through better networking, training and other innovative programs.