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Lango Association (LAUK) is a not-for-profit charity formed by Lango people (Langi) living in the United Kingdom since March 1989. Lango people come from Lango Sub-region north of Lake Kyoga located in northern region, but geographically central to Uganda. Lango Sub- region presently comprises administrative districts of Amolatar, Alebtong, Apac, Dokolo, Kole, Lira, Oyam, and Otuke. Lango people speak “lango’”, a western Nilotic language though they are of Nilo-hamitic group originating from Abyssinia (the present day Ethiopia) around 1600A.D. They entered and settled the present Lango land between 1700 and 1800 A.D. According to 2002 National Census, the region has an estimated population of 1.5 million People. Lango sub-region is endowed with good soils, temperatures and receives adequate rainfall throughout the year.
The Vision of LA (UK) is to achieve a “LANGO WITHOUT POVERTY." Lango Association (UK) has been set up to advance the health and the social, economic and cultural wellbeing of the Lango people in Uganda and the United Kingdom.


Lango Association (UK) has been established and registered as a not-for-profit charity in the United Kingdom to serve the Lango Community (Members). This association of like-minded people has determined that the mission statement above, encapsulates the thought, desire and the humanitarian spirit of its members and other associates around the world. Lango Association (UK) and its members are committed to complete neutrality regardless of politics, religion, gender, ethnicity and any other issues that may pertain to any sovereign governments or people.