Huys Link Community Initiative (HUYSLINCI), an independent, a not-for-profit, and nongovernmental organization that started in 1999 with a primary goal of building a society where young people enjoy their rights and take responsibility to realize their full potential. In all our undertakings, HUYSLINCI is committed to addressing the needs of the most marginalized and vulnerable young men and women by rendering their voices audible rather than speaking on their behalf. We facilitate young persons to be the major key players in having their lives transformed, their families improved and their communities bettered. We employ a human rights based approach (HRBA) in our programming and routine.
The persons behind the formation of HUYSLINCI are the one-time beneficiaries of the patronage of Rev. Fr. Wynand Huys who wish to see a continuity of the Reverend’s charitable works and to have children in deplorable circumstances, which they themselves once experienced, supported to fully exploit their potentialities as they prepare their futures.
Fr. Wynand Huys is a Dutch Mill Hill Missionary who passionately
animated the lives of many young Ugandans in the 1980’s and 1990’s who
now exhibit and exercise diverse professions and vocations. A number of
them form part of the HUYSLINCI’s general assembly (Forum), an avenue
through which they give back to vulnerable groups and communities of the
This is the supreme governing body of HUYSLINCI, composed of
founder members and registered members of the organisation.
"A just and loving society where young persons enjoy their rights and take responsibility to realize their full potential"
"To contribute to Protection, Survival and Development of the vulnerable young persons in difficult circumstances"
Our paradigm of supporting young persons reflects participation, empowerment and development. We engage society to see that young persons in difficult circumstances are regarded as human beings with rights to be fulfilled and in need of love, and care. We work in communities. We study these communities. With community members, we identify their needs and prioritize them on our action plans. We facilitate and empower communities to make lasting solutions to their problems. We are community driven. We are a community organization and we are proud to be just that.
In order to achieve the above we ensure:
The aspiration of HUYSLINCI, its stakeholders and staff is to measure the effectiveness of our concerted interventions in facilitating young persons to cause a long lasting positive impact on themselves and their communities.