About Us

Faces Up is a youth-led non-profit organization helping underprivileged young people in Uganda to build a happy and stable future. Using creative arts development and one-to-one mentorship, we aspire to heal fractured lives, provide meaningful opportunities, and encourage young people to fulfil their true potential.

Our empowerment model is holistic, easily scalable, and cost-effective. We work extensively with community-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, governments and independent specialists across Uganda to deliver on our shared goals and leverage combined efforts.

To us, art is about more than a destination; it’s about the journey that takes you there – the self-exploration and discovery, the personal and collective expression, and the voice that focuses attention on community issues.


A world where all young people are inspired to do what inspires them. 

Our mission

To create vibrant spaces for young people where they can develop the necessary skills, utilize opportunities, and receive support and guidance to thrive.

Our strategic goal

A generation of creative and empowered young people thriving. 



New thinking leads to new ways of doing.


We work with and for children, young people, and youths.


We are flexible yet grounded.


We treat each other with respect and accountability.

Partner With Us

Together, we can do great things! Let‘s reach out to more young people from underserved communities.

Shop For Your Loved Ones

Invest in the education of children from financially challenged backgrounds by purchasing their artworks or merchandise featuring their artistic designs. Visit www.store.facesup.org and help enable children at the margins to access life-changing education.

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