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Our mission is to serve and lead the diverse networks of organizations and individuals who cultivate and support the arts and arts education. Umbilini is a movement to support self expression, self love and self mastery. We support and nurture artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts. Share the love by donating to help us furfil our mission. Your support will develop our classes, workshops, events, vocational education and research programmes. Blessings and love to all for helping us to celebrate the gifts of creativity, to preserve ancient arts and honor the all creation.

Yoga

Donate to create Yoga Classes for children and adults with sensory impairments. This heart based movement aims to share wellness with everyone. Children and adults with sensory impairments should not be excluded.

The classes will teach beginner yoga classes and breathing techniques. The benefits of Yoga include:

  • Reduces stress. Yoga provides a calming atmosphere, allowing children to slow down.
  • Improves concentration and balance.
  • Increases strength and flexibility.
  • Improves gross and fine motor skills.
  • Encourages peer and social interactions.
  • Leads to better sleep.
  • Builds confidence.

The talented Umbilini team will teach new skills that will create balance within and without.

Your contributions will pay for an experienced instructor and all the materials needed for weekly classes.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Umbilini Village

Donate to build the first zero energy Umbilini Center for the Arts in Uganda.

Your contributions will buy land to build the first multi dimensional, eco friendly, zero energy building. The Umbilini Center will be a sacred space for the arts, inspiring self love, self expression and self mastery.

By supporting Umbilini you will be supporting a dream, inspiring dreamers, preserving the ancient arts, honoring the ancestors and self mastery.

*Umbilini is completely funded through events, workshops/classes and the generosity of donors. All donations fund our programs, development and projects. No funds are given towards salaries at this time.

The Umbilini Village is a time capsule & sacred space for creative self expression & innovation. It will resemble an African village built with natural materials, powered by solar power and follow be a zero waste, 100% natural, eco-friendly and organic community.

The village aims to create workshop spaces for emerging artists to develop their skills, network, and create. It also aims to forster diversity, equality, and inclusion for differently abled adults and children.

Our vision is to create a space that allows all to return to nature while they learn the ancient arts in such as barkcloth making, pottery making, weaving, bee keeping, organic farming and more. The village will include innovation labs and workshop spaces for upcycling to create new ways to reduce, recycle and reuse waste. The labs will develop eco-friendly, biodegradable and sustainable products from natural materials and waste.

The organic farm will grow all the materials needed such as fruit trees, vegetables and herbs to create our own wellness products and natural skin care line. We will promote and teach holistic living, balance with nature and wellness within and without.

Our goal is to create jobs for the growing number of unemployed artisans around Uganda and to generate an income from everything we grow, make and jocular. We will create a ripple and use that income to organise classes and workshops to train the youth and pass down the ancient knowledge and wisdom.

Umbilini is dedicated to preserving the ancient arts and working with the youth, women, the elderly, street children, families living in the slums and disabled people. We strive to empower and support these individuals to learn new skills and use their gifts and talents to transform their lives and their communities. We believe by teaching the ancient arts to the youth we are passing down priceless & timeless knowledge and wisdom.

Our organisation raises funds and donates 10% of our profits from classes/workshops and events to organise arts and crafts classes for children with Autism & Downs Syndrome at the Dorna Center for Autism & children living in the Naguru Slum. We are currently working on a programme to reintroduce pottery making to younger women and inspire girls around Uganda to master pottery making.

Help us raise £30,000 to build a village that will honour the ancient knowledge and wisdom and create an impact for generations.

Thank you for help. Blessings in Adundance 🌈

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Donation Total: $25.00

Pottery Making

Donate to preserve the ancient art of Pottery making. Umbilini wants to train the youth how make pottery. We aim to raise awareness and share the benifits of eco-friendly living while inspiring creative innovation with clay. 

The workshops will teach the basics of pottery making and building traditional kilns in Uganda.

Your contributions will pay for instructors, materials, transport and workshops for the youth.

The pottery made during workshops can be sold/auctioned to raise funds and support the youth, their families and the artisans.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Inspirational Murals

Donate to fund painting inspirational murals in ghettos, schools, hospitals and public spaces around Uganda. Our goal is to work with the local community to transform the walls around us into beautiful masterpieces that uplift us all.

Your contributions will buy materials for the talented Umbilini team and volunteers to create magnificent murals.

 

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Donation Total: $100.00

Craft Workshops

Donate to create craft making workshops for children and adults with sensory impairments. This craft workshops aims to share the love of creative self expression with everyone. Children and adults with sensory impairments should not be excluded.

The workshops will teach jewellery making, upcycling glass and plastic, pottery, crocheting, basket and Mukeka weaving. The talented Umbilini team will teach new skills that will allow the children and adults to communicate, raise awareness for their cause and empower themselves and their families.

Your contributions will pay for an instructor and all the materials needed for weekly workshops.

Umbilini is currently organising weekly jewelry making classes at Dorna Centre Home for Autism. Your donation will help us to continue offering weekly classes/workshops in different forms of arts and crafts and to expand to other schools and organisations in Uganda.

The crafts made during classes/workshops can be sold/auctioned to raise funds and support the organizations, the children and their families.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Basket Weaving

Donate to preserve the ancient art of Basket Weaving in Uganda. Umbilini wants to train the youth how to weave traditional baskets. We aim to raise awareness of the benifits of eco-friendly living and encourage the youth to learn the ancient wisdom and knowledge from our ancestors.

The workshops will teach the basics of basket weaving, dying raffia and how to grow, process and prepare materials.

Your contributions will pay for instructors, materials, transport and workshops for the youth.

The baskets woven during workshops can be sold/auctioned to raise funds and support the youth, their families and the artisans.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Bark Cloth Making

Donate to preserve the ancient art of Omutoma (Bark Cloth) making in Uganda. Umbilini wants to train the youth how to grow Mutumba Trees, nurture, process and creatively use bark cloth. We aim to raise awareness and share the benifits of eco-friendly living while inspiring creative innovation with the oldest fabric on earth. 

The workshops will teach the basics of Bark Cloth making past down for generations. 

Your contributions will pay for instructors, transport and workshops for the youth.

The bark cloth made during workshops can be sold/auctioned to raise funds and support the farmers, youth and their families and artisans.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Arts For Autism

Arts for Autism is a heart based movement to share the love of creative self expression with all. We use music, art and crafts to communicate with each other and create masterpieces. it encourages the children to explore the depths of their creativity and use the skills they learn to empower themselves and their families.

Your donation empowers autistic people and their families through participation in the arts. It will help fund weekly arts and craft classes/workshops at Dorna Centre Home for Autism for the 20 girls and boys in Kampala, Uganda.

The arts and crafts made during classes/workshops can be sold/auctioned to raise funds for The Dorna Centre Home for Autism in Kampala, Uganda.

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Donation Total: $25.00

Arts & Crafts for Children Living in Naguru Slum

Help us organize arts and crafts classes for children living in the Naguru slum in Kampala.

Umbilini is raising funds to provide materials &  instructors for arts and crafts classss with over 30 children.

We have partnered with Smiling Heart Africa Foundtaion is a youth led organisation based in Naguru slum area that uses yoga, music, dance and Drama to help the slum children develop and master their talents.

We are reaching out to you for donations to help the children express themselves creativity and learn new skills.

Our goal is to provide the following:

•Lunch boxes

•All arts and crafts materials and instructors

A little goes a long way

$5 (15,00ugx) covers a lunch box and all art & craft materials for 1 child

Our target is $150 to provide a lunch box, instructors and all art and craft materials for over 30 children

We send love to all and stand in oneness as a family. Blessings in abundance. Thank you in advance

Donate Via Mobile Money:

Umbilini

Fatima Garelnabi: Airtel +256708462210

MTN +256776 755319

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Arts and Crafts Supplies Needed

Donate to help Umbilini to buy and make arts and crafts materials to host workshops and classes for children and adults in ghettos, rural areas, schools, hospitals and corporate firms in Uganda. We would love to reach more creatives and inspire self expression but we don’t have enough materials for big groups.

Your contributions will help us to host workshops and classes. Help us uplift & impower others through creative self expression & mastery.

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Donation Total: $100.00

Give through self expression

  • Book a class/workshop. Create and dedicate your masterpiece to a cause.
  • Attend an Umbilini event.

*Umbilini donates 10% of all proceeds from events, classes/workshops to a cause