Who We Are
We Help People on approach to living and serving well. It encompasses four simple phases: Learn, Discover, and Act.
The North America Masaba Association(NAMCA) is a member
driven organization that unites Bamasaba in the diaspora. NAMCA organizes to
achieve personal and community social and economic goals. It’s also a forum to
socialize and celebrate Masaba culture.
Our Great Team
We strive to be part of, and support efforts at allleviating the social econimic wellbeing of the bamasaba in bugisu and beyond by mobilizing the power of volunteers and donors. We are fighting every minute of every day to finish what we started and achieve our vision to advance wellfare of the communities through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
Our Strategic Plan helps to identify most vulnerable areas of concern and develop plans for intervention
There are extensive community service opportunities for those looking for volunteer work that will help the impoverished and suffering throughout the Masaabaland. NAMCA’s work is only possible because of our dedicated volunteers, our members and our donors.
Getting to know NAMCA
Brief “FAQ”: the What, Why, Where, When, Whose, and How of NAMCA
By Moses Khisa (firstname.lastname@example.org)
A non-partisan membership organization that brings together people from Bugisu/Masaba sub-region of Uganda resident in North America (the US and Canada). NAMCA seeks to connect the North American diaspora with the motherland. Membership in NAMCA is equal and open to all regardless of sex, age, religion, creed or any other marker of identity.
Anthony Walekhwa Wamono
Milly Peke Wori
What’s the governance structure?
NAMCA’s mission belongs to its members. Thus, the members through an Annual General Meeting (AGM) elect an Executive (of 6 people) and Board of Directors (9) for a two-year term. This means that the AGM is the highest decision-making body whose powers are delegated to an elected Executive and the Board. Executive and Board members work together under the leadership a President. The current (interim) Board President is Dr. Betty Wakou.
In addition, the organization has a Board of Trustees which is called “The Founders’ Council” (FC). Any organization needs a BoT that holds the organization and its assets in trust for the members. Unfortunately, NAMCA’s BoT carries a name that has been unnecessarily divisive and a source of acrimony. This has to be rectified in the near future for the good of the
organization and the entirety of its membership. The current Chair of the FC/BoT is Mr. Nicholas Wakou.
NAMCA also operates through several standing and sessional committees. Every committee is chaired by a member of the Board but includes both Board and