Child Hug Uganda came into existence through establishing a community-Based day care clinic called Child Hug Mission Medical Clinic in 2011, with the objective of providing quality health care services to the surrounding communities in Lira district, and other districts of Kole and Oyam through conducting community health integrated outreaches targeting infants, children, women of reproductive age group and vulnerable groups of people.

Child Hug Uganda ( CHU)  is a not-for-profit Community Based Organization established in 2011,in Lira, Northern Uganda. CHU is legally registered under the non-governmental Organization registration statue 1989, Regulation 1990 and the Local Government Act 1997 and amendment 2001 and licensed to operate as a community Based. CHU is also registered with Lira NGO Forum allowing it to operate and implement program interventions in Lango sub-region.