Empowering Individuals; Transforming Communities

We are a professional body mandated to promote Social welfare and development in Uganda and works closely with Ministry of Gender, Labor and Social Development (MGLSD).

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NASWU is a membership organization with over 1700 individual members, over 40 institutional members (NGO/CSO), and over 21 social work training institutions.

The categories of membership include: full membership, student membership, associate membership, and organisational membership.

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East Africa Region Starts the Process of Standardizing Social Work Education 

Over the last two decades, the demand for higher education in East Africa has been growing, coupled with the exponential...
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Cross- Learning between Israel Union of Social Workers and Ugandan Social Workers- a positive step   towards achieving the Global Social Work Agenda

Between May 8,  and May 15, 2023, the Israel Union of Social Workers led by Inbal Harmoni, the president of...
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Why Mental Health should be a top priority of every stakeholder in Uganda

The latest Global Burden of Disease data indicates that mental and substance use disorders make up 3.35 percent of the...
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