Year: 2016

The launch of Integrity Ambassadors club in Secondary Schools!

Over twelve (12) integrity ambassadors clubs under the stewardship of RUFI-U Integrity department was launched on  5th October 2016 officially launched at Kasese Secondary School in Kasese Municipality. The function was preside over by the senior inspectorate officer under the office of the director of education and prevention of corruption in the office of the inspector general of government (IGG).in her presentation, the officer, Monica Mutesi Balikudembe called on the participants to promote a corrupt free environment since it was the basis for forming the clubs in schools. She interpreted the club constitution to participants encouraging them to be roleRead More

Young mothers urged to exhibit discipline.

Today Rural Focus Initiative-Uganda received visitors from #SaveTheChildren at one of her training centers of attachment Kasese youth empowerment skills training centre inspecting the progress of learners. This program empowers the young girls and young mothers in skills for self reliance. The regional manager emphasized the learners to fully commit themselves adding that it is out of their commitment that would attract more funding from donors. The sub-regional manager Kasese branch Ms Susan Anek argued learners to exhibit high level of discipline as it is the base for any successful learning. She also added that they should try to avoidRead More

Perseverance, tolerance and endurance are key to success! By: Mr.Obed Kambasu

Have you ever heard of Kitholhu Secondary School? Is it your dream school? I would imagine it is not. Kitholhu Secondary School is a rural government school somewhere in the mountains of Kitholhu sub-county, Kasese district. It is one of those schools where you only go if your parents are very poor or when you are an orphan. Or maybe, when you have really bad grades! Am sure you know so many schools like this. The kind of schools you only go to as a last resort. I completed my O’ level certificate from Kitholhu Secondary School. I only wentRead More

RUFI-Uganda holds her first Board of Trustees meeting

Saturday 30th July 2016 was the first board meeting for RUFI-Uganda at the office premises in Kasese town. Only two members missed the meeting but with apologies. Those present asked the Executive Director to request the patron Mr. Claus Oellerking to schedule when to interface with the Board members. Holding one of the senior management positions at RUFI-Uganda, it was seen important for the members of the board to share with the patron for the good of the organization since they are all partners in administration. The members thanked the Executive Director for entrusting them with the authority as partRead More

Empowering a Young Mother for a Health Child

Donate Buhuhira sub-county is one of the great Kyabarungira sub-counties in the eastern parts of Kasese district. The great Kyabarungira is regarded as the most backward parts of Kasese in terms of education and participation in the social, political activities. This is attributed to the high school drop outs especially for a girl child, because of the low opinion the community has for a girl child education. This explains the high rates of early and unwanted pregnancies, early marriages, according to the survey carried out by RPBR field office in 2014 shows that 9/10 of the pregnant women at RwesandeRead More

Rural focus Initiative -Uganda receives Donation.

An Enhanced Voice Against HIV/Aids Infection” (EVAIN) Today at RUFI- U we have received 5760 (Five thousand seven hundred sixty) pieces of condoms worth ug Shs. 400,000(Four hundred thousand shillings) for the EVAIN project. The above items were donated by the Kasese Municipal Health centre III in the bid to have an end to HIV/AIDs infection in the rural Communities. On giving out these condoms, the Kasese Municipal Health centre III emphasized that trainings on condom use and proper supply which should be keenly monitored if we must realized the their use. On receiving the items, the Programmes Director RUFI-Uganda,Read More