Utulivu Women's Group

'UTULIVU' is a Swahili word for 'PATIENCE'.

We work with women, senior citizens, children and young people with the support of men. Our main focus is to empower in order to integrate into the wider community through activities that promote health, education, wealth creation, healthy family relationships, sexual health and cultural awareness.

We also provide volunteering opportunities.

We run a community gardening project which is open to the public at set times throughout summer.

We are a voluntary service which is run by volunteers. Three years ago we received the QUEEN'S AWARD for voluntary service.


Who to contact

0118 3345 056 0118 3345 056
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Where to go

Oxford Road Community Hub,
344, Oxford Road
RG30 1AF
Directions to RG30 1AF

Please note that we meet in the above venue only when we have an event/activity going.

We frequently run events and activities  for different ages at different times all aimed at integrating into the wider community through promoting health, healthy family relationships, education, sexual health, cultural awareness, gardening. Our gardening project is open to the public at set dates throughout summer. These events are advitised well in advance through various avenues including the website and the word of mouth.

We do not have an office and the group is all run by volunteers.

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Every day Monday to Friday 9.30 to 5.30pm by calling
Time of day
Session Information
We run events and activities both during the day and evenings depending on what it is.


Referral required
Referral Details

No refferal is required but we encourage people to register if they are attending any of the events.

Other notes

We go for venues that are disability frendly and more central. 


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