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FAQ

Who is the Kabaka?

Kabaka is the title of the king of the Kingdom of Buganda.

Where is Buganda Kingdom found?

The Kingdom of Buganda is situated in the Central region of the country known today as Uganda. It is right in the heart of Africa astride the Equator and in the North West shores of Lake Victoria and it’s also the source of the great river Nile. Buganda Kingdom is the home to the nation’s political and commercial capital city Kampala as well as the country’s main International airport Entebbe.

What are the strengths of the Kingdom ship?

Buganda’s strength lies so much in culture and clans as described below;
Buganda’s clan system is central to its culture. A clan represents a group of people who can trace their lineage to a common ancestor in some distant past. In the customs of Buganda, lineage is passed down along patrilineal lines. The clan essentially forms a large extended family and all members of a given clan regard each other as brothers and sisters regardless of how far removed from one another in terms of actual blood ties. The Baganda took great care to trace their ancestry through this clan structure. A formal introduction of a muganda includes his own names, the names of his father and paternal grandfather, as well as a description of the family’s lineage within the clan that it belongs to. The clan has a hierarchical structure with the clan leader at the top (owakasolya), followed by successive subdivisions called the ssiga, mutuba, lunyiriri and finally at the bottom the individual family unit (enju). Every Muganda is required to know where he falls within each of these subdivisions and anyone who can not relate his ancestry fully is suspect of not being a true Muganda.

When was Kabaka Foundation formed?

The Foundation was set up in 1995 and formally registered as a trust in 1996.

Vision

Improved quality of life in the communities in Buganda

Mission

To draw on the strengths of the Kabakaship to mobilize and avail resources to charitable projects for sustainable community development in Buganda

What is Kabaka foundation’s main function is

To promote, encourage and support cultural, educational, literacy, economic, social and charitable projects for the benefit of the public in Buganda and Uganda at large. Among the key social evils, the Foundation sought to team up with social development partners to tackle wallowing poverty and social deprivation among Kabaka’s subjects. 

What charitable projects does the foundation avail to the community?

Where is Kabaka Foundation located?

The secretariat of the Foundation is based in Mengo, Bulange Building (Kabakanjagala Rd)