Rape Hurts Foundation




Education / Communications, Sustainable Land Management, Sustainable Energy

RHF is a non-profit, non-government organization working with marginalized people, especially rural girls & women in Eastern Uganda. RHF was established in 2008 as a community-based organization and registered as a non-profit Non-Government Organization in 2009, with functional governance structures that include a board of seven members, a senior management team and staff/volunteers. Initially, the organization started its operations in Jinja District, supporting and working with victims of rape & sexual violence, and also working with women to increase agricultural production for household food security and income generation. RHF currently operates in the Kamuli and Buyende villages of Eastern Uganda, focusing on: - Sexual Reproduction Health & Rights and HIV/AIDS/TB - Socio-Economic Empowerment of Women & Children - Freedom from Violence and Human Rights - Access to Water & Sanitation (WASH) and Access to Solar Power - Land/Environment and Agric/farming Support - Vocational & Life Skills Training Education