World Action Fund was founded in 2014, operating in West Nile region and Kampala.
Our main goal is to engage in long term development work, build resilience, respond to emergency conditions, and pursue to address the root causes of poverty through development networks, education and advocacy work.
For 4 years, World Action Fund has worked with the most vulnerable people in the Uganda to help reduce suffering and combat hunger and poverty. Our mission remains true to the organisation’s roots and the vision of its founders.
Provide support to all the needy in Uganda and beyond
To engage in long term development works, build resilience, respond to emergency conditions, and pursue to address the root causes of poverty through development networks, education and advocacy work
World Action Fund was founded by Peter Odama the main vision bearer and with 6 member Board of directors, in response to the resolve major sufferings within the communities in Uganda and beyond.
Becoming World Action Fund
Over time, it was not just aid that was delivered, but WAF volunteers—responding quickly with pragmatic and effective solutions—whose work became the impetus for taking the organisation in a new direction. In 2017, huge influx of refugees in Uganda, that triggered support from our partners and volunteers
Hunger and poverty continue to devastate lives in Uganda and we continue to respond. Sadly, WAF’s work is needed now more than ever. We focus on the following areas: Emergency, Health, Education, Environment and Livelihoods. Our work is funded by members of the public, the government and institutional and private donors.