WHO WE ARE

The Tumaini Foundation is a non-profit movement that aims at addressing mental health and addiction care issues in Uganda and the continent as a whole. Tumaini aims to improve access to health care services for people suffering from mental disorders and addiction while also raising awareness around these issues to reduce and eventually eliminate stigma around mental health.

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THE MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS

1

in 4 people


will suffer from a mental health or neurological disorder at some point in their lives.
450000000

people worldwide


currently suffer from such conditions making mental disorders among the leading causes of ill health and disabilities worldwide
800000

people die due to suicide


each year and there are many more that attempt
310

total personnel


working in mental health facilities (1.13 per 100,000 population).

OUR APPROACH