Uganda Humanist Schools Trust: Charity No 1128762

Uganda Humanist Schools Trust helps schools in Uganda working to offer liberal, humanist education to needy children. Founded by Ugandan Humanists and run as charities, the schools are inclusive and do not discriminate on grounds of religion, social or ethnic background. 


Information about our 2023 Katumba Secondary School Appeal

Katumba Secondary School Appeal Donation Details & Form

Donations to date: £23,260 (Target £35,000)

and fund books for Humanist Primary Schools

Leaving a Bequest


Uganda Humanist Schools Trust was established in November 2008 as a charity to raise funds to support the efforts of Ugandan Humanists to foster secular education.

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UHST trustees cover all costs, including visits to Uganda, so every £1 donated goes to supporting the Humanist schools.

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Rita’s Story

The touching and heart-warming story of a remarkable young lady. “My name is Rita Kyolaba, born in 1996 in Uganda to a migrant family. My father was a refugee from Rwanda. He escaped from the persecution of Tutsi by the then Hutu led government. He was accused wrongly of being part of the group that …

Delight at Girls’ Washrooms

Members of the Ethical Society of St Louis have extended their funding of Afripads (re-useable sanitary pads) to cover all girls that need them at 4 Humanist Schools, including Katumba. Across the schools they have transformed girls’ confidence and attendance at school and in class. However, the girls at Katumba School have found it difficult …

Help from our friends

Many of us are worried about the world’s problems but feel that, as individuals, we cannot make much difference. However, Humanists tend to believe that small acts of kindness, repeated many times across the globe, have the potential to make the whole world a better place. This philosophy underpins the work of the Humanist Schools …