Two Children Standing In a Doorway

Our Mission

Rukundo International’s mission is to empower Kabale, Uganda’s most vulnerable populations through educational and economic opportunities that create pathways to self-sustaining communities.

What We Do

We offer programs including primary education for over 100 children, hygiene, nutrition, clean water, economic & educational empowerment for women and girls, and scholarship opportunities.

Team Member Holding a Child
Three Boys Walking Together Down the Road

How We Work

Rukundo means “love” in the local Kiga language. We act as partners & advocates to ensure that rural communities in Kabale will have the essential human resources to reach their full potential.

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Graduates of the Girls Empowerment Program across Kabale.
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Students enrolled in our holistic preparatory school for pre-k and up.
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Scholars receiving financial assistance for school fees.
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Women enrolled in our agricultural
co-op.

Our Programs

We seek to offer holistic programs that provide community based support, created in full partnership with Ugandans. Rukundo Preparatory School is our flagship program and allows us to provide a base of operation for much of our work.

School

Our school focuses on small class sizes, a high-quality curriculum, and engaging instruction from the best teachers.
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Community Center

Our community center acts as the base for three of our programs, including Amaani G'abato.
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Scholars

Scholarships for high-performing students who wouldn’t have been able to continue their education due to financial hardships.
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Girls Empowerment

A curriculum that uses soccer language and analogies to promote reproductive health, life skills, and HIV prevention.
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Soccer

Provides not only physical but also moral, linguistic, and professional development of vulnerable youth and children through soccer.
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Women's Co-op

An agricultural program for women that uses mushroom farming and goats to create financial independence.
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DONATE

As a small, grass-roots nonprofit, we rely on the generosity of people like you. We are entirely volunteer-run in the United States and more than 90% of your donation goes directly to programs that support children and their communities in Kabale, Uganda. Thank you for your generosity.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Phionah Success Story
The microloan program has given me hope for a brighter future. I’m glad to say that I have been able to buy sand worth 100,000 shillings to renovate my mum’s house. I have supported my siblings’ schooling, as well as taken good care of myself.

Phionah
Scholars Program Graduate

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