The African Spirit of Ubuntu – “I am, because we are.”
Mzungu is a Southern, Central and Eastern African term for a person of a foreign descent. So if you're a white person coming to Uganda, get used to the expression, as you'll hear the greeting 'how are you Mzungu?' everywhere you go.
The initiative was based on providing assistance and enhancing livelihoods such as distribution of food , digging boreholes, getting people out of prison by paying their debts, paying school fees for students who cannot afford it.
Sofraa is a self-sustained project because it is planned to be fully supported later on by the contributions of its volunteers and by the small projects made for the community. Once the volunteers' facilities are established, volunteers plan to become the working labor for the later construction phases cutting down the high labor cost. Also, volunteering is a concept revived by the project,when qualified individuals from international backgrounds are gathered that would contribute to the success of the project.