Founded in 2011 by 2 young survivors of the 2010 terrorist attack on the Kyadondo rugby grounds in Kampala, Uganda Muslim Youth Development Forum (UMYDF) is a Non-profit, Faith-Based Peacebuilding and Development organisation that seeks to address root causes and effects of violent conflicts through Education, Research, Art, Sports, Gardening, Dialogue, Advocacy, and Strategic Communications.
Inspired by Islamic faith traditions of Peace, Justice, Compassion and Sacredness of human life, the organisation promotes values of peace, pluralism, and Prevention/Countering of Violent Extremism.
UMYDF works with and serves people of all faiths, and those who have none.
To advance a culture of non-violence and peaceful co-existence among youth and communities through Education and Knowledge Exchange, Research, Dialogue, Advocacy, Sports, Art, Strategic communications.
A world comprising of resilient and just societies where every individual’s right to peace, dignity, and prosperity is fulfilled.