The African Buddhist Union (ABU) is an umbrella non-profit organization headquartered at the Uganda Buddhist Centre for African Buddhists, African Buddhists in diaspora, and friends of African Buddhists.

Our vision: ABU envisions fellowship of African Buddhists and promotion of the Buddha’s teaching in the African community.

Our mission: To cultivate a spirit of mutual friendship and good fellowship among African Buddhists through activities such as study of Dhamma, practice of meditation and promotion of Buddhist ethics and values for social action.

ABU brings together 54 member countries. It offers membership to both Buddhist organizations and individuals of all Buddhist traditions in Africa in the spirit of preserving the Buddha’s teaching and strengthening spiritual friendship in the context of African wisdom and culture.

If you wish to become a member, please fill out the form below.