Month: July 2016

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