Welcome to Buganda Kingdom Official Website

The Kingdom of Buganda is situated in the Central region of the country known today as Uganda. It is right in the heart of Africa astride the Equator and in the North West shores of Lake Victoria and it's also the source of the great river Nile. Buganda Kingdom is the home to the nation's political and commercial capital city Kampala as well as the country's main International airport Entebbe.

The Kingdom's equatorial climate provides plentiful sunshine which is moderated by relatively high altitude. Since it's near Lake Victoria, it's mean annual temperature ranges from 16 degrees 25 degrees Celsius. Daytime temperature averages between 8 degrees to 10 degrees Celsius warmer than night temperatures. Rainfall is evenly distributed around the area and the mean annual rainfall often exceeds 2100 millimeters. The area is warm rather than hot and temperatures vary little throughout the year.The Baganda had a centralised system of government which by 1750 was the most well organised More..

This Ministry is responsible for the promotion of the social and economic development of women and the protection and promotion of the disabled and disadvantaged in society. It is also a crosscutting Ministry responsible for reviving the spirit of self- help and community work (Bulungibwansi) for communal social infrastructure development throughout Buganda.


Women who are sufficiently empowered to fully participate in the social and economic affairs of the community by the year 2010, especially:
Well-established welfare and community development plans and programs, which protect and promote the disabled and disadvantaged by the year 2010.
Communities to have better community roads, improved water sources and resources, well constructed schools, health centres and recreational grounds by the year 2010.
Mission Statement

To spearhead community development through the empowerment of women, and the design and execution of self-help, welfare and development for the protection and promotion of the disabled and disadvantaged and to revive the spirit of self- help and community work for communal social infrastructure development in order to enhance the quality of life and welfare of communities.
Expected Key outputs

Protection and promotion of the social and economic development of women and the disadvantaged, for re-kindling the self-help spirit in communities to do communal social and economic development work.
epairing, maintenance and improvement of community roads, wells, springs, and other water sources, and the construction and maintenance of community schools, health units and recreation grounds, planting of forests, etc.
Established welfare and community development initiatives for the protection and promotion of the women and the disadvantaged and helping communities to both support development and to improve social and other facilities for women and communities to enjoy the benefits of development.
Effectively supported and promoted national gender policy.

Ministry Community Development (Bulungi Bwansi) and disadvantaged groups.

Ministry Community Development (Bulungi Bwansi) and disadvantaged groups.

Sub Total

Support and supervise Bulungi bwansi activities at community level

Continue with Bulungi Bwansi monthly meetings with Bulungi Bwansi commissioners, and Saza coordinators, Bulange to assess bulungi bwansi developments at community levels

Organise Bulungibwansi day

Start income generating activities for the people with disabilities

Reports for the meetings

Participants lists, expenditure receipts

Bulungi Bwansi commissioners and Saza coordinatorsl



2.Department of women in Buganda Kingdom (Under Ministry of Women)

Sub Total

Organise Training workshops for 25 women Trainers at Bulange level (in food security and food preservation, nutrition, family planning and child care, herbal medicine processing, organic farming, textile designing,candle making and cookery)

Organise a tour for the 25 trainer women to Busense agricultural demonstration farm – Masaka to acquire organic farming skills 
Start and launch Buganda Kingdom Women Magazine

Liaise with the Nabagereka`s office to promote the Kisakate.(training children in their cultural norms and values)

Inaugurate Buganda women`s Guild for all Baganda women professionals.

Training reports

25 women equipped with various skills and are ready to train others

Buganda Kingdom women magazines in place

Participants lists
Expenditure receipts

25 women leaders



Bulungibwansi Day Bulungibwansi day

Bulungibwansi Day Bulungibwansi day is an annual event cerebrated in Buganda every 8th of October in memory of Buganda`s Independence and rotates in different counties.

The Kabaka dedicated this day to Community activities on self-help basis popularly known as Bulungibwansi. Previously, the functions have been held in the following counties.

- 2003, Busiro
- 2004, Kooki
- 2005, Butambala
- 2006, Singo
- 2007, Buddu

However, celebrations to the year 2008 which were to be held in Buluuli at Nakasongola where canceled because security operatives blocked the Kabaka from proceeding to the venue.

According to history, Buluuli became one of Buganda's Counties on 9th May 1898 when Buganda won a battle between Bunyoro Kitara. Some parts of Buluuli covering the area of Masindi Port remained in Bunyoro while the rest was incorporated into Buganda Kingdom.

Some of the parts that were incorporated into Buganda included the area where Naŋŋoma`s Palace was located and where put under the leadership of Andereya Luwandagga as the first Kimbugwe. Kimbuge is the official title for Kabaka's chief of Buluuli County. It should be noted that all counties in Buganda have county chiefs and are named according to the county they lead.

The original traditional leader for Buluuli was Naŋŋoma who is believed to have been a daughter to Kabaka Kintu. That`s why in the 1900 agreement, Naŋŋoma was given a Mailo land on Block 102 Plot 46 in Buluuli.

The 1995 Constiution shows clearly that Buluuli is one of the eighteen (18) counties which make up Buganda Kingdom. It is about 2460 sq mailos with a population of approximately 210,000 people .