Interested in Immigrating to Canada from Uganda?
There are not as many Ugandan Canadians as other foreign nationals. Ugandan Canadians refer to those who have Ugandan descent and live in Canada. Canada is said to be a very well kept secret from Ugandans! Although Canada is one of the most welcoming countries for immigrants, Ugandan immigrants are not very prevalent in Canada. If you are a Ugandan national now is a great time to start a new life or improve your live in this diverse country.
Uganda Community in Canada
Although most immigrants that move to Canada choose Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta, etc. most Ugandans don’t choose the obvious province!
Most Ugandan Canadians live in Saskatchewan Canada. There is an organization called Uganda Canadian Associate of Saskatchewan Inc. (UCAS) that was founded to help reserve the Ugandan culture in Canada. The UCAS provides several services to help Ugandans living in Canada, some of those include:
- Leadership training workshops
- Mentorship program
- Support Immigration and Employment
- Small business loans for UCAS members
Social Cultural Activities
- Summer camps (including language instruction)
- Music drumming and dance workshops
- Social Events
- Mentoring new/younger cultural organizations
Migrants from Uganda have moved to Canada through a variety of pathways, including employment and family class sponsorship. Through the Canadian immigration programs that fall under these categories, as well as a few more, an individual may apply to become a Canadian permanent resident.