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  • Peter Okello

    I did a lot of research before moving to Kampala, but InterNations provided me with the most relevant connects among all sites.

InterNations — A Community for American Expats in Kampala

Hello to all Americans in Kampala! Are you interested in getting to know fellow expats in Kampala? Looking for advice from other Americans, e.g. wondering if there are any bars in Kampala which will be showing your favorite baseball or American football team’s upcoming match or where to go in town for st■ turkey?

There’s no doubt about it: . The is a city known for , and much more! With the , navigating your way around the city from one place to the next is simple. This also means that if you don’t want to live among the hustle and bustle of the center, you can enjoy a quieter life in , which are away from Kampala’s center.

Although Kampala has lots to offer, you might be wondering where and how you can meet other Americans in the city. Luckily, InterNations is here to make this easier for you! You’re warmly invited to join the InterNations community. Within our international network in Kampala, there’s a vibrant circle of American expats from all regions of USA, including New York City, Los Angeles, and beyond.

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    From United States of America, living in Kampala
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    From United States of America, living in Kampala
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    From United States of America, living in Kampala
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    From United States of America, living in Kampala
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    From United States of America, living in Kampala

Meet other Americans in Kampala

Connect at Our Events in Kampala

Attend our monthly events and join various interest-based groups to get to know like-minded expats and fellow Americans in Kampala. From sailing to spirituality, there is sure to be something for everyone! In most communities, there are also monthly Newcomers’ Events especially for those who have recently joined the American community in Kampala. Take this chance to mingle and meet other expats and global minds in Kampala.

Want to meet other Americans at our events?

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Engage with Other Americans in Our Kampala Expat Forum

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow Americans in our Kampala expat forums. When you arrive in Kampala, you’re likely to have many questions, from how to register as a resident to where to find language lessons. Use our forum to ask members of the InterNations community everything you’re wondering about, even things like where to find ingredients for dishes from home in Kampala. InterNations makes it easy for American expats in Kampala to exchange experiences and tips to support each other. You can also check out our Expat Q&A Forum to look for accommodation, jobs, or even advice on the best international schools or whether there are any American schools in your area.

  • Rotary
    4 replies
    Jan 13, 11:14 PM
    Community member

    I don't know if I responded to your question, suzanna. Rotary is an international service club. They focus on giving of self to others and cross cultural relationship building. They're big project …

  • gorilla tracking
    7 replies
    Feb 6, 5:44 PM
    Community member

    Hi Jennifer, If you do not mind, I would like to know how much you and your friend paid in total for the trip. A friend of mine and I will be traveling and would like to do the gorilla trekking …

  • Ultimate Frisbee in Kampala?
    8 replies
    Apr 14, 4:50 PM
    Community member

    there is an ultimate frisbee team already playing in kampala! you have to pay a small membership fee at some point, but they practice from 5-7 tuesday, thursday at lugogo cricket oval and 5-7 sunday …

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Find People Who Share Your Passions

The "City built on Seven Hills", Kampala can be a great place for expats, especially with the InterNations community helping you to make the most of your experience!

Do you want to continue with your hobbies — or discover new ones — while living in Kampala? There’s a variety of InterNations Groups you can join, including everything from sightseeing to hiking. These are run by dedicated Consuls with at least one activity each month, such as dinners in Kampala’s finest restaurants or outings with other expats to explore all that the has to offer, from Garden City, Kampala's upscale shopping mall, to the craft market on Buganda Road, and much more.

Find other Americans to share your hobbies with

Enjoy the International Experience with InterNations

  • Browse our network of members to get to know American expats in Kampala and connect with others.
  • Take part in our expat forums to get firsthand tips and information from fellow Americans in Kampala.
  • Meet other American expats and global minds at 600 monthly official events and share your interests at more than 4,600 monthly activities in Kampala and across the globe.

InterNations provides an easy, casual way to get to know expats from the USA and further afield in your local community. Sound good? Then let us welcome you into our Kampala Community today!

Mix and Mingle with Americans in Kampala at Our Events

Our Kampala community is also lively and welcoming offline. The InterNations Ambassadors host regular get-togethers and a range of expat activities, e.g. a chic dining experience in Kampala’s trendiest restaurant or a get-away with fellow American expats to discover the beautiful Nile area between Pakwach and the Sudanese border. These activities make it easy for you to get to know other expats from the United States of America in your local community and meet Americans in Uganda in a comfortable setting. If this sounds interesting to you, simply sign up for membership – we are looking forward to welcoming you among our Americans living in Kampala!