RCRA Director to present an abstract at the Global Digital Health Forum 2017 in Washington DC

On December 6, 2017, Mr.Jostas Mwebembezi with support from Johns Hopkins University and Personal Connected Health Alliance, will present an abstract at the Global Digital Health Forum 2017 at JW Marriott Hotel in Washington DC.  read more


Back to School Campaign

The Back to school campaign program of RCRA is designed to help the vulnerable child get an equitable education; most children dropout of school because their caregivers cannot afford school fees, some are in school but lack basic necessities such as books, pens textbooks, shoes, bags among others. Through this, we provide back to school kits that include notebooks, school uniforms, bags, stationary, shoes, socks and sanitary needs.

No child ever wanted to sleep on street or dropout of school

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Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council

Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy has been granted  Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations since 2017- 2020.

”I am pleased to inform you that the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) at its Coordination and management meeting of 25 July 2017 adopted the recommendation of the Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) to grant special consultative status to your organization, Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy (RCPA). On behalf of all staff of the Non-Governmental Organizations Branch/OESC/DESA, please accept our heartfelt congratulations.” Office for ECOSOC Support and Coordination, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations

RCRA welcomes Fiona Duignan the Programme Coordinator at VMM International


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Today, August 2, 2017, RCRA Uganda hosted Fiona Duignan the Short Programme Coordinator at VMM International, Ireland.  Fiona will be at RCRA for three working days.

My experience with RCRA- Letter from our recent graduate volunteer

My experience with RCRA- Letter from our recent graduate volunteer

I had a wonderful experience with RCRA.

On my research placement through VMM international, I was deeply impressed to find an organisation that offers such a welcoming and friendly environment. RCRA greatly facilitated my research because of my being part of its team for community outreach. With the variety of programmes in many fields, one can easily find areas of interest, and discover one’s potential.

Being community based is a great tool for being in touch with the reality of life. It offers opportunities for sharing one’s talents with the staff and the communities and learn so much from the field itself.

Being a research based organization and well rooted in today’s technology, RCRA has plenty of materials from different fields which provide for up-to-date and reliable information.

RCRA is concerned for the wellbeing of its team members and for the best outcome from the various activities undertaken there. Everyone knocking at the door is given a welcome worthy of their dignity and respect. There is a high level of professionalism that enables a climate of simplicity, confidence, determination and pride in one’s work.

May everyone coming to RCRA have a life-giving experience and be a brick in the building of community empowerment at all levels.

Sr. Odile Ntakirutimana

Daughters of Mary and Joseph

LLM student at NUIG, ICHR 2016-2017.


9th ANREC – 10th-12th July 2017, Serena Hotel Kampala Uganda

The Uganda National Council of Science and Technology (UNCST) is organizing the 9th Annual National Research Ethics Conference (ANREC) from 10-12 July 2017 in Kampala Uganda. ANREC is a platform for engagement and interaction among the various actors involved with human research participants. www.uncst.go.ug

Director of RCRA today will present an abstract an SBCC Summit 2016 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Today February 9, 2016, Mr.Jostas Mwebembezi present an abstract at the International Social Behavioral Change Communications Practitioners (SBCC) Summit held on Feb 8-10, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. readmore 

Executive Director RCRA today will present an abstract” ICT for ending preventable maternal deaths” at CRS ICT4D2015 Conference in Chicago

on May 27, 2015, Mr.Jostas Mwebembezi with funding from Catholic Relief Services Headquarters, will speak at the ICT4D conference at St.Charles, Illinois, Chicago. readmore