Umucyo Foundation


At Umucyo Foundation, our commitment to the youth within the Rwandese community in the UK is unwavering. We understand that the path to a brighter future begins with equipping our young minds with the tools, guidance, and support they need to thrive. Our youth programmes are designed to empower, educate, and uplift, ensuring that every young person can reach their full potential.

1. Exercise and Physical Well-being:

Physical well-being is an integral part of mental well-being. We offer a range of exercise and physical activity programmes aimed at keeping our youth not only physically fit but also mentally resilient. Our exercise sessions are more than just workouts; they are opportunities for our young community members to build strength, stamina, and self-confidence. Through these activities, we foster a sense of discipline, teamwork, and a healthy lifestyle that will serve them throughout their lives.

2. Mentorship and Guidance

Mentorship is a cornerstone of our youth programs. We provide access to experienced mentors who guide, support and inspire our young individuals. These mentors are here to listen, share their experiences, and offer valuable insights into personal and professional development. Through one-on-one mentorship and group sessions, we aim to light the path to success, helping our youth set and achieve their goals with confidence.

3. The Path to Employment

We believe that employment is not just about jobs; it’s about opportunities, independence, and the pursuit of one’s dreams. Umucyo Foundation actively works to create pathways to meaningful employment for our youth. We provide employment  training, help with resume building, interview preparation, and job placement assistance. By doing so, we ensure that our youth are well-equipped to secure employment that offers them not just financial stability but also a sense of purpose and growth.

4. Mental Health and Emotional Well-being

Mental health is a priority at Umucyo Foundation, and our youth programmes emphasise emotional well-being. We provide a safe space for young individuals to express themselves, seek counselling, and connect with peers. Through emotional well-being groups, we address the unique mental health challenges that youth face, empowering them to navigate the complexities of adolescence and early adulthood with resilience.

We understand that youth is a time of discovery, growth, and transformation, and our programmes are designed to nurture these aspects. Through exercise, mentorship, the path to employment, and mental health support, we light the way to a brighter and more promising future for the young members of our community.


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