Umoja Now works to build sustainable peace in Africa by uniting men and women to promote gender justice and equality, and to end sexual and gender-based violence. Umoja is a Swahili word meaning “Unity.” Africans stress community and family above the individual, and believe that “I am we.” Umoja Now uses this spirit of togetherness and unity to help build a safe and compassionate world for all Africans.

We fulfill our mission by: