Our History

Rural Focus Initiative – Uganda (RUFI – Uganda) is a registered  non-governmental organization (NGO) with the Uganda NGO Board under registration number INDR151794101NB operating majorly in western part of Uganda and working towards empowering women and young mothers to be self-reliant through vocational skills training. We are  located in Nyamwamba division, Kasese municipality, Kasese District, western Uganda and we are  a non-profit, non-denominational, political and non-sectarian organization founded welfare minded young women and men in 2011.

RuFI Uganda was founded by community welfare minded young women and men with an aim of empowering the community in the fight against poverty, address human rights related abuses and revive positive cultural/traditional norms or values in society, unemployment, Teenage marriages and pregnancies, diseases spread through information and training. The Organization is run by competent staff members under the stewardship of a board of trustees.

OUR VISION:
A health, empowered and self sustaining community aware of its rights and defend those of children for immediate and long term development.

OUR MISSION:
To Empower rural communities in defending the rights of Women  through information accessibility and training services provision

OUR CORE VALUES
RUFI – (U) seeks to be a competent, accountable, reliable, result-oriented,  and honesty organization to its vision and mission, with clear transparent systems, and practices, considering respect for human dignity and integrity.