About UNM
Child Care and Affection

UYISENGA NI IMANZI (UNM) is Rwandan NGO established in 2002 with a vision of implementing child and youth focused programs addressing the special needs of orphans headed households affected by genocide and/or HIV/AIDS, young girls’ victims of violence and other vulnerable children.


We care for vulnerable Groups and youth through advocacy and networks

Years of foundation

UNM is a Rwandan NGO that provides programs for vulnerable children and youth. Their focus is on children in orphan-headed households affected by genocide and/or HIV/AIDS, young girls who are victims of violence, and those with special needs. UNM was established in 2002 to address the unique challenges facing these communities.

Targeted people are orphans and vulnerable children/youth between 1 and 25 years old affected by Genocide, HIV/AIDS or poverty, in foster or biological households and young girls who are victims of sexual abuse or other forms of violence. Some of them have become single mothers.

Economic Development and Livelihoods

This aims to eradicate extreme poverty among youth and families.

Education, Life Skills and Child Protection

A Child protection program cares for children most especially street connected children and their families. 

Advocacy, Communications and Partnerships

This boosts the health of the organization and collaboration is so significant to strengthen it up which takes in many people, skills, practices, changes and tools to increase the recognition, awareness and support from mutual benefits and also tracking the progress of organization as well as sharing experience and deliver services effectively

Mental Health, and Psychosocial Support

UNM Mental health program is a cross-cutting program that works for all programs in UNM especially for Child protection and also supports other program in building resilience over challenges and be efficient in their respective activities and of course, it has some specific mental health projects

About UNM

Together we are helping people in need

Together with over a thousand volunteers and an impressive number of donors, MHU provides food, clothing and medicine to people in Ukraine as well as to refugees.

We are incredibly grateful to all volunteers and donors. You manage to alleviate suffering, reduce worries and even save lives. Solidarity in these difficult times is the most impressive sign of humanity!
Mental health services provided
1000 +
Youth empowered
1000 +
Children rehabilitated/and reintegrated
1000 +
Children sponsored to study
1000 +
Years of Operation

Helping today. Helping tomorrow Forever

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What people are saying about our work

The aim of the organization is to foster sustainable social, economic development, and promote mental health wellbeing within families. Through various programs, initiatives, and support systems, the organization seeks to empower families by providing them with the necessary resources, education, and tools to thrive economically, while also prioritizing their mental health and overall wellbeing. By addressing both the social and economic aspects of family life, the organization aims to create a holistic environment where families can flourish and build resilient communities.

The organization employs three key strategies to realize its aim of supporting families for sustainable socioeconomic development and mental health wellbeing. Firstly, it focuses on capacity building, offering training programs and educational resources aimed at enhancing the skills and knowledge of families, thereby empowering them to take control of their socioeconomic circumstances. Secondly, it provides material support, including financial assistance and access to essential resources, to alleviate economic burdens and ensure families have the means to meet their basic needs and pursue opportunities for growth. Lastly, the organization offers mental health services, including counseling, therapy, and community support networks, to address the psychological challenges and promote emotional resilience within families, fostering a supportive environment conducive to overall wellbeing and sustainable development. Through the integration of these strategies, the organization endeavors to create a comprehensive framework that uplifts families and strengthens the fabric of their communities.

The organization boasts several capabilities to effectively execute its mission. Firstly, with 21 years of experience, it has amassed valuable knowledge and expertise in addressing socioeconomic development and mental health issues within families, enabling it to tailor its interventions effectively. Secondly, it possesses both material and non-material facilities, encompassing physical infrastructure, technology, and intellectual resources, which form the backbone of its service delivery framework. Additionally, its partnerships with various local and international institutions and organizations broaden its reach and enhance its capacity for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and resource mobilization. Lastly, the organization leverages diverse donation resources, including financial contributions, in-kind donations, and volunteer support, allowing it to bolster its service offerings and provide comprehensive assistance to families in need. These capabilities collectively fortify the organization’s ability to deliver impactful programs and initiatives geared towards sustainable socioeconomic development and mental health wellbeing for families.

Goals & Strategy

Our Sustainable Development Goals

Learn about the UNM organization’s key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Get the best treatment in the world

This is a new way to expand psychological care and heal wounds. It is an initiative launched by UNM, a non-governmental organization, with nearly 20 years of experience in dealing with a wide range of issues related to mental health; feeling, thought, behaviors and emotional injuries. Today you can meet a psychologist, be treated and get various advices from home.


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UNM mental health clinic

http://unmmentalhealth.rw/UNM has a mental health e-clinic

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