United Women of East Africa Support Team (UWEAST) is a unique organization grown out of the community, not brought in by an outside organization. Membership is comprised of over 200 East African women working on a volunteer basis with other East African women and youth in San Diego.


Our organization offers several different cultural and educational enriching activities and programs and works with others organizations to provide their services in culturally appropriate programs.

East African families use the East African Center

Dunya Women’s Health Collaborative | UCSD Center for Community Health

Dunya Women’s Health Collaborative

UWEAST is a partner of the Dunya Women’s Health Collaborative at UC San Diego Center for Community Health, launched in 2016 ...
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The Hub space for East African young men with counselors

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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Women's Only Yoga at UWEAST

Women’s Only Yoga

The purpose of the women’s only yoga is to encourage healthy lifestyles and offer local refugee women a community-supported alternative ...
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Urban Beats artistic transitional age youth program

Urban Beats

A partnership with the San Diego County Division of Behavioral Health Services, the Urban Beats program is an artistic transitional ...
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Girl’s Only Basketball League & Swimming Classes at YMCA

Girl’s Only Basketball League & Swimming Classes at YMCA

The goal of the all girls swimming and basketball program is to give female community members the opportunity to exercise ...
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Dialogue with a Doctor at United Women of East Africa

Dialogue With a Doctor

Dialogue with the Doctor is a monthly evening preventive health discussion led by a physician for refugee women to comfortably ...
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Making Connections for Young Men and BOys Mental Health program at United Women of East Africa

Making Connections

UWEAST is currently implementing an actionable prevention plan to improve the well-being of East African boys and men, by simultaneously ...
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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.

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