Who We Are

The Organization
Uzima Women Relief Group International is a non-profit organization incorporated in 2012. Uzima is a Kiswahili word meaning wellness. The organization works to alleviate poverty and augment wellness among at-risk populations facing health challenges brought about by lack of access to medical care and medicines, good nutrition and education for both women and men with a focus on women empowerment.

Members and supports of Uzima are diverse and represent a cross section of all Canadians. There are members from over 10 African countries, Jamaica, Asia as well as Caucasians of European origin.

Our Mission
Uzima Women Relief Group International provides care and support to families affected by, poverty, war and disease domestically and internationally to contribute to the global efforts on women’s health, education and human rights.

Our Vision
We envision a world where women understand their rights and have access to quality health, education and economic stability.