United Women of East Africa Support Team (UWEAST) is a unique grassroot organization for the community, by the community. Our initial membership consisted of over 200 East African women and youth working on a volunteer basis in San Diego County.



Our organization offers several different cultural and educational enriching activities and programs. UWEAST partners with other organizations and Universities to provide their services in culturally appropriate programs.

1:1 Mental Health talk with Dr. Gebanesha Gashaw

UWEAST is opening its doors to educate our community on mental well-being and to help them understand mental illnesses. Come ...
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Community Health Worker

CHW assists community members with crises and makes sure they have someone to speak to as well as receiving the ...
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Swimming Program

Every Saturday and Sunday, the young women enjoy volleyball, swimming and having access to a support system.  Dates: Swimming on ...
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Self-defense class teaches the children in Elementary & Middle School how to defend themselves and help empower them.  Description of ...
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The Hub

The Hub is a safe and fun space at our center for male youth to come together for recreational activities ...
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EAYBL (East African Youth Basketball League

Our main goal and focus for this basketball league is for our coaches to really focus on encouraging and pushing ...
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Making Connections

Providing and educating young men on Mental Health and providing the space to have open dialogue on how it is ...
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October Fundraiser Full

$100 of $1,000 raised

United Women of East Africa Support Our Work and Impact

Join Our October Fundraiser!

For the month of October, our fundraising goal is $1,000. Will you help us reach our goal? Every dollar counts! Your support means so much to us.

Personal Info

Donation Total: $10.00