Working to help improve the lives of poor people in Uganda
The Ugandan side of the RDF is steered by the Rwenzori Development Foundation (U) LTD Board of Directors and all projects are managed by our Manager of Finance and Administration and the Communications and Project Development Officer. In addition, the success of the Foundation has always relied upon our strong network of knowledgable and dedicated partners in Uganda.
Board of Directors
RDF (U) assists us in allocating funds to projects in Uganda. The Board is chaired by John Tinka who doubles as an environmental consultant (see below). It is advised by a well respected group and accomplished members of the Kabarole community.
Chris Busiinge - Board Member
Manager of Finance and Administration
Working from the RDF (U) office located on Malibo Road, west divison, Fort Portal Municipality, Kabarole District, Uganda. Gorretti is a key member of the RDF team. She is our Manager of Finance and Administration and Secretary of RDF (U) Board. She is responsible for overseeing all the projects funded by the RDF (UK). She also carries out specific evaluation and research to help the Trustees and RDF (U) with identifying new projects and areas suitable for funding.
Communications and Project Development Officer
Francis joined in October 2016 as the Communication and Project Development Officer. He brings a wealth of experience in the field of development communication and project management.
Uganda Community Tourism Association UCOTA
RDF (U) Partner: Felex Kamalha
UCOTA is dedicated to empowering local communities in sustainable development through small scale tourism and handicraft enterprises. UCOTA represent and support a number of community initiatives across Uganda, to find out about more of their work visit their excellent website ... and maybe visit some of their enterprises too!
Chris Busiinge is currently the head of the Information Unit at Kabarole Research and Resource Centre (KRC). He is a practicing community development professional specializing in; development communication and Conflict resolution.