THE WORLD IS
"Musandama Pupils with RIDE-AFRICA team proud
A society where men, women and children enjoy their rights
To promote the respect and protection of Rights of vulnerable Women and Children in the Rwenzori sub region.
Who We Are
Human Rights and Democracy Link Africa (RIDE-AFRICA) is a non-government, nonprofit making and non-partisan organization. It was formed in 1996 by a group of social workers with a major purpose of advocating for the promotion and protection of women, youth and children’s rights. It is registered under Ministry of Internal Affairs under NGO Board- INDR 3467975NB
RIDE AFRICA currently operates in the eight districts of Rwenzori Region, Western Uganda namely; Kabarole, Bunyangabu, Kyenjojo, Kamwenge, Ntoroko, Kyegegwa, Kasese and Bundibugyo.
To increase the capacity of vulnerable communities to articulate, demand and defend their rights and entitlements
To empower communities to demand, advocate and monitor service delivery
To promote interventions that ensures good health and wellbeing of the people.
To promote socio-economic empowerment for the orphans and vulnerable children, youths, women and men through livelihood interventions.
To promote joint decision making, planning in resource allocation.
Conduct periodic sectoral studies to inform our programming and ensure sustainable development.
To strengthen capacity of RIDE-AFRICA staff to effectively and efficiently fulfill its vision.
What We Do
Human Rights Advocacy
Improved awareness and respect of children’s Rights in schools and communities in area of operation through community dialogue meetings.
4094 young boys and girls aged 12-18 years have been economically empowered by attaining market relevant skills and viable education on livelihoods such as market research, customer care, record keeping, and literacy among others.
Improved community service delivery in RIDE-AFRICA’s area of operation particularly in areas of health, education and physical infrastructure. This was as a result of training 270 community based monitors in public expenditure tracking and demand for accountability.
Unlike other NGOs, RIDE-AFRICA is known for their impact by all at the grassroots level despite not looking big and having fancy buildings and cars.