Self help Skills for women economic independence
Through Vocational skills training, over 100 women have been equipped with skills in basket weaving and bead knitting across the district of Kasese and Bukedea District in eastern Uganda in partnership with Action for Development of Local Communities (ADOL). Girls out of school, Young mothers and single mothers have benefitedRead More
Support Girls Keep in school to End Child Marriage today!
Ending Child Marriage in our communities start with individual responsibilities! Parents, teachers, girls themselves play fundamental roles to have girls keep and complete School. Rural Focus Initiative Uganda with its project Promoting Education Sustainability for Adolescent Girls(PESA) brings together all efforts from different actors to making a zero child marriageRead More
Young mothers resort to prostitution as only means of survival!
The story of one, Gladys takes a different twist of young mother’s situation in the Nyamwamba division, Kasese Municipality. Gladys is 17years old living with her single parent being accommodated in a single rented room. She has a four months baby girl whom she has started feed on porridge. GladysRead More
At 17years, she already has two children!
Nyamwamba division is one of the Divisions that comprise Kasese Municipality, Kasese District. It is densely populated with slum characters and all sorts of behaviors. The division is made up of over 20 cells but mere visits to only two cells; the story of young mothers is unbelievable! Kabugho RosemaryRead More
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 corruptionRead 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 commitRead 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 areRead 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. HoldingRead 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 especiallyRead 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 toRead More