Orphans Know More (OKM) is one of the ministries of Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Harpenden, (UK registered charity no. 1156783) and is subject to oversight by the YWAM Harpenden Board of Trustees. Income and expenditure of OKM is included in the financial results of YWAM which are subject to audit by an independent firm of accountants. More information on YWAM and copies of their audited accounts can be found on the UK Charities Commission website and on

The operations and activities of OKM are managed and overseen by an Advisory Board brief biographies of whom are detailed here and which meets regularly three or four times a year.

The Advisory Board are acutely aware of the need to work in harmony with the local community and the importance of understanding and reacting to local needs. We therefore work in partnership with YWAM Uganda, a charity registered in Uganda, who have been actively working within Uganda for many years in the following areas: HIV/AIDS, Maternal Child Health, Training, Outpatient clinic services, Working with Children with Various Disabilities, Counselling – Family, Community, Children in Bereavement, and Recovery from Prostitution.