Toonda Cultural Community Center (Toonda comes from Swahili “to create”) offers local people the opportunity to meet, to try out, to exchange art and culture in the rural environment of Western Uganda. It is a place for an open exchange of ideas, for creative processes and cooperation between people of different cultures.


Music video for Toonda

Instead of the festival, we have been doing bigger and smaller workshops and started some activities in the last weeks. These include the 20-day workshop with young people from the village for the construction of “Kabatoonda Araali”, the new sculpture, regular meetings of women for Toonda Crafts and the creation of a music video. The…

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330 schoolkids are getting support at home

Schools are still closed in Uganda. They should only be reopen, if teachers and teenage schoolkids are vaccinated – so said the government. Meanwhile schools have been closed for almost 1,5 years. Teachers are worried that to re-enter school will be tough for many pupils and therefore kids might drop out. That’s why we decided…

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Alternative to the Festival

As we’re still having regulations regarding events, we’re trying to figure out what is possible to do this dry season to start the Cultural Community Center. Talent Competitions, Parties, Concerts and Performances are post-poned for now. At least until more people can gather and it’ll be fun for everyone. But what we can do, is…

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is for all age groups and independent of educational background
is a place where different local groups can meet or where new groups can emerge
promotes arts & culture
boosts cultural exchange

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mobile: +256 (0)7 06 74 18 20
whatsapp: +49-151-70 81 91 60

Visit us

From Fort Portal drive on Kamwenge Road towards Kibale Forest. Branch at Kasiisi, cross Ruteete and take the right main road in Rwihamba. When you see the Lake Nyambuga, you branch left down at the signpost “Water project” towards Sadghuru School, pass the source and drive up.