For those at high risk to covid 19, UCOMM delivered food parcels to their doors
The women in the community have also had a number of meetings/sessions and addressed a few issues including;
Health sessions mainly tackling health issues and self-care that affect women.
Developmental meetings to uplift and encourage other women to achieve their aspirations.
Maintaining and recruiting more women who pledged to continue supporting the organisation and were also encouraged to get involved in the activities run by the organisation.
UCOMM organised monthly sessions and workshops for young girls aged 11 to 25 years old to attend and participate in;
The young ladies opening up about their future aspirations with particular emphasis on accessing the education system in the UK effectively.
Talking about their achievements and challenges, and directing them in a manner conducive to maximising their potential.
The project also engaged parents/guardians of the young persons to educate and increase their awareness of the pressures and challenges faced by the young person’s today.
The project helped young persons from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups living in Greater Manchester; to engage in a variety of after-school activities, including discussion forums, exercise & fitness classes, learning Ugandan traditional languages of Luganda and Swahili, traditional dance and drama.
There were also trips that gave young persons a chance to experience and explore British sites & cultural centres. Travelling away from home gave them much needed independence and time for reflection, fun and recuperation.
Our offices which are also the centre for community activities are equipped to provide valuable resources to all the users. The offices are equipped with 3 computer stations to allow for IT access for the beneficiaries in the community.
The hall facility was used for a wide variety of community activities ranging from health awareness sessions, education sessions, keep fit sessions and general meetings. The hall was also hired out to various persons and organisations as a fund-raising facility.