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"The Youth Friends of Progress"


The Beginning - April 2016

Wanting to create change in our communities, the idea was born in April 2016 that set us on a a passionate journey to help motivate young people have better lives through mentor ship.


The Registration - Feb 2017


The Journey Begins - March 2017

The Passionate Journey to Inspire, Motivate and grow begins at Naalya SS Lugazi and this sees us touring 5 schools by end of 2017 to deliver messages on Substance abuse, Empowerment and HIV/AIDS awareness campaigns.

TYMU  was incorporated as a Company limited by guarantee with no share capital to  operate as a not for profit reaching out young people in and out of school in the range of 12 to 26 years.


Charity Drive - December 2017


Career Expo - March 2018

We organised our first career expo in march 2018 bringing over 20 schools with about 1500 students under one roof. The purpose of the expo was to expose students to skill base career paths that would help them create their own jobs after they complete school. These included Robotics, IT, Business skills, Aviation, STEM, Writing and Poetry etc.

In Dec 2017, we moved to Katanga in lower mulago to take our campaign on raising awareness on the need to test and know a person's HIV status. Over 200 People were safely tested and results delivered. We engaged in community cleanliness campaign and donation of food and clothings.


UBL at 72 Celebrations - June 2018

Topowa Youth mentoring Uganda was voted as the best youth led community organisation in the recently concluded Uganda Breweries at 72 awards beating 72 other individuals and organisations.​ The competition was a voting campaign on social media where followers had to like the story of the organisation that's making social impact in the lives of fellow young people. Topowa won this award with over 2200 votes walking away with a a big reward of 10 million Ugandan shillings.​Topowa thanked Uganda breweries for the generous gesture and pledged to use the funds to extend their services to rural areas supporting the girl power program and other programs.

Salama School for The Blind Charity Tour - December 2018


The Financial rewad from UBL, Kickstarted our journey to tour over 8 schools in 2018 only to deliver programs on empowerment, substance abuse, Gal Pawa and HIV/AIDS awareness across Kampala, Wakiso, Nansana, Mpigi and Butambala respectively reaching atleast 3800 Young people.

School Outreaches- July -  2018


This year’s charity day was held on Saturday  the 1st of December 2018 at Salama School for the blind in Mukono District.

Salama school for the blind is a primary school in Mukono that hosts about 100 students where some are fully blind and others have small visual impairments. The school provides standard academic facilities to these blind children to help them realize their dreams despite of the fact that they are blind.

Topowa Youth Mentoring Uganda decided to hold it’s annual charity day at Salama and it was a very colorful day with earth moving presentations from Dance competitions to a very entertaining debate session held under the motion “Pupils are responsible for their own academic success”.

Donated items included shoes, clothings, bags, bed sheets and other personal belongings that were all gathered from the general public. The Team from Topowa Youth Mentoring Uganda also prepared a delicious meal that they shared with the School Community.

The Event was partly supported by SSaka Bulk Hauliers and the Futsal Association Uganda through the Topowa Charity Development Program.

Special Girl and boy talks were held with the blind children to help boost their self-esteem under the theme “Disability is not inability”. Carolyne Naula the Public Relations officer at Topowa Youth Mentoring Uganda, emphasized the need to pay much attention to such less privileged children to help them realize their hidden power as they can do anything they aspire to be.

Cool Teens Don't Drink Campaign Launch 

Feb  -  2019

Together with our Different partners and Youth Friends of progress, for 2 years from March 2019 to November  2020 we are running a campaign dubbed "Cool Teens Don't Drink" among teens in and out School to raise awareness on the dangers of underage drinking of alcohol.

This campaign will run in 30 secondary schools across Uganda and will also target youth community centers, Teachers, Bar owners, attendants and parents to try and engage them in the fight against underage drinking.

12000 + Youths  Trained

12000 + Youth have received training on all our core objectives and goals and their role in transforming lives and communities.

400 + Volunteer Workforce

Because Most of our workforce is comprised of volunteers, we have registered up to 250  plus volunteers who give in a few free hours that they can dedicate to others, or a skill that can be shared, they are always happy to channel it in the right direction.

16000+ Social Network

The success of every Idea or movement largely depends on the network of people that connect to it. From Facebook, Twitter to Instagram, we are proud of our everyday growing social numbers.

25 Communities Impacted in 2 Years

The success of every Idea or movement largely depends on the network of people that connect to it. From Facebook, Twitter to Instagram, we are proud of our everyday growing social numbers.

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