P.O. Box 23611 Kampala – Uganda. Tel: +256-774290640/256-782792554 E-mail: rudi@gmail.com/Website: www.rudiuganda.org  



Rise Up For Development Initiatives (RUDI) is a Registered Non-governmental, non- political, non religious, not for profit organization established in 2016 by a group of people concerned about human capital development. RUDI focus areas are Health, Human Rights, Education, Entrepreneurship, Poverty, Food security and financial literacy. RUDI was also established to promote maternal health and neonatal care, hygiene and sanitation at community and household level, promote family planning and reproductive health and building the capacity of both RUDI and communities to handle challenges affecting them. The organization is currently operating in the districts of Kampala, Mukono, Mbarara, Ntungamo, Rukungiri and Bushenyi.

RUDI’s mission is to promote development and protect the rights of people vulnerable through prevention and control of diseases, human rights education and Poverty eradication.

 RUDI’s Vision is to have prosperous people Ugandans free from diseases and Poverty

RUDI’s objectives include;

  1. To contribute to the national Programs aimed at poverty reduction and wealth creation  in Uganda
  2. To advocate for the promotion and protection of rights and dignity of vulnerable groups in Uganda
  3. To promote the improvement of nutrition, housing, sanitation, economic or working conditions.
  4. To promote maternal and child health and welfare;
  5. To strengthen the institutional capacity of RUDI  to deliver quality services

Through her programs RUDI targets;

  • Women
  • Children
  • People living with HIV and AIDS (PHAs), Cancer, Hepatitis B among others
  • Youth
  • Elderly
  • People with disabilities
  • The most -at -risk populations

RUDI’s Major activity focus areas

  • Community Health Platforms (CHPs)
  • Education outreaches (EORs)
  • Community Entrepreneurship  outreaches (CEORs)

RUDI’s areas of focus include;

  • Disease  prevention, care and support
  • Promotion of human rights
  • Poverty reduction
  • Promotion of reproductive health and family planning
  • Promotion of food security
  • Promotion of hygiene and sanitation and protection of water sources 
  • Community and institutional capacity building to deliver quality services and
  • Development of partnerships, collaboration and networking and creation of linkages for strengthened referral systems.

RUDI’s method of work

  • Community mobilization and sensitization
  • Use of existing community structures
  • Meaningful involvement and participation of beneficiaries at all levels.
  • Information sharing sessions and feedback meetings
  • Community dialogue meetings
  • Community Seminars
  • Interactive sessions
  • Partnership, collaboration and networking for creation of linkages among others
  • Skills development through trainings
  • Training and mentorship

For any and more information please contact;

Marion Natukunda Tumusiime  

Founder and Chair

Rise Up For Development Initiatives (RUDI)

P.O Box 26311-Kampala-Uganda

Tel:  +256 774290640

Or Balikuddembe Kizito (BK)

Executive Director

Tel: +256 782 792554