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NAME: Mr. Byamugisha Odomaro
POSITION: Chairman Board of Governors

 

NAME: Mr. Justus Murembe
POSITION: Youth Representative to the Board of Governors

 

NAME: Mrs. Ntegyereize Medias
POSITION: Board Member/ Farmers Representative to the Board

 

NAME: Mrs. Nyakato Norina
POSITION: Board Member/ Financial Adviser

 

NAME: Mrs Kyogabirwe Mildren
POSITION: Board Member/ Agricultural Projects Adviser

 

NAME: Mr. Bandaganire Elineo
POSITION: Board Member/ Community Liaison Member

 

NAME: Mr Tumuhimbise Godson
POSITION: Board Member/ Research and Information Adviser

 

NAME: Mr Tugumisirize Barnabas
POSITION: Board Member/ Executive Director, RUFODE
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TEL: +256783535443 | +256703152922

 

NAME: Mr Musimenta Godwin
POSITION: Programs Coordinator
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TEL: +256786455766 | +256758091871

 

Our Programs

Citizen Journalism

Citizen journalism is based upon public citizens "playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing, and disseminating news and information." For democracy in a complex society to work well, journalism is necessary.
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Safety of Media Professionals

Promoting the safety of journalists and combating impunity for those who attack them are central elements within RUFODE’s activities. Training Journalists in physical and digital security will be one of the key programs of RUFODE.
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Advocacy

The Independent Journalist Networks are necessary for the coordination of addressing challenges met by the media professionals. RUFODE will always support the activities of these networks to strengthen freedoms of expression and independent media.
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Journalists Network

Advocating for freedom of expression and other basic human rights will remain a cornerstone of RUFODE’s mission. The Ugandan government continues to take drastic steps to crack down the rights of freedom of expression and independent media.
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Our Contact Person

Mr. Barnabas Tugumisirize
Executive Director
Rukiga Forum for Development
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Our Address

Rukiga Forum for Development (RUFODE)
Plot 10 Nyerere Road, Kabale Municipality
P.O Box 714, Kabale (Uganda)
Tel: +256-783-535-443 |+256-703-152-922
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Website: http://www.rufodeuganda.org

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Our Goals and Objectives

Rukiga Forum for Development shall work to attain the following goals & objectives.

1. To advocate for free and independent media that provides accurate information.
2. To strengthen the freedom of expression and safety of media professionals.
3. To advocate for the promotion and respect of human rights in Uganda.
4. To conduct civic education in Uganda.
5. To agitate for increased citizen participation in a democratic society in Uganda.