National Association of Social Workers of Uganda

The National Association of Social Workers of Uganda (NASWU) is a registered national NGO (12940), an independent professional body working for the advancement of Social Work in Uganda. It was founded in 1972 with a lot of enthusiasm from its members.  The aim was to establish an organization that would promote advancement of a Social Work profession.

NASWU falls under and is promoted by the Ministry of Gender Labor and Social Development. It is also a member of International Federation of Social Workers, Global Social Service Workforce Alliance and works closely with the International Schools of Social Work.

Why We Do What we Do

We are a professional body that strives to ensure we live in a community without social problems. Human dignity, safety and welfare is at the heart of all that we do and we believe that individuals are capable of attaining highest standards of life if well supported and encouraged.

Our core and primary principle is helping individuals, groups and communities to overcome their social problems through self determination and capacity building.

Our Intervention

We Can Change Community Together.