Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy (RCRA)

The Rwenzori Center for Research and Advocacy (RCRA) is an Ugandan child care registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization working in partnership with global donors, civil society and local communities. The RCRA also holds membership with:

  • ECOSOC of the United Nations
  • Girls Not Brides Global Partnership UK
  • The Uganda Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child and Adolescents Health plus Nutrition (RMNCAH+N) Platform
  • Kasese sub-national RMNCAH Coalition
  • Partnership of Reproductive Maternal Newborn Child Health (PMNCH)
  • Every Woman Every Child (EWEC)
  • Youth Advocacy and Development Network Uganda
  • Global Digital Health Forum 
  • Uganda Health care Federation (UHF)

RCRA’s Integrated Population, Health, Environment (PHE) Outreach Solutions Working Model

RCRA’s Integrated Population, Health, Environment (PHE) Outreach Solutions Working Model is a holistic approach to support underprivileged population in the Rwenzori region on their journey to be healthy and self sufficient while respecting the environment.  PHE’s key components and main support areas provided by RCRA are:


  • Food & Nutrition
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Livelihood
  • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH)
  • Biodiversity Conservation


  • Youth Empowerment &  Development
  • Family Planning Info & Services
  • Counseling & Training


  • Epidemics Control
  • Mental Health
  • Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (MNCH)
  • HIV, TB, Malaria
  • Medical Mobile Outreach Clinics
  • Hospital (Planned)
RCRA's PHE Outreach Solutions Model

Our Mission

Empowering communities for improved livelihoods, healthcare and education appropriate for the 21st century,
through awareness, research, technology, and innovation.

RCRA continuously strives towards being a center of excellence for research and innovation while serving the communities in the Rwenzori region.

Our Vision

Enabling an informed and healthier society

Current Project

Grace Community Hospital

The not-for-profit hospital aims at providing state-of-the-art medical care to its patients. The particular focus is the care of children and women, especially regarding maternity.

How we support and promote

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals hold a central place in all of our initiatives.

Our Community



“You make a living by what you get.
You make a life by what you give.”


Winston Churchill

Volunteers do not necessarily have the time;

they just have the heart.”


Elizabeth Andrew

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.”



Oscar Wilde