Thursday, 28 April 2016

Raising Empowered Foundation-Uganda 34123 Kampala, Uganda
Tel: 256 702369100
Facebook: Brian kharis or Raising Empowered Foundation
Twitter : @brian_kharis

Raising Empowered Foundation-Uganda
Raising Empowered Foundation –Uganda (REF) is a Ugandan Local Non Governmental Organization, non –profit, non political,non discriminating organization and initiative that recognizes the value for humanity and human rights, governance, social-economic development, building partnership and networks, and respect for all individuals in the communities. Raising Empowered Foundation operates in Kampala, Kiryandongo, Masindi , Pakwach, Gulu Districts and other districts in Uganda

Raising Empowered Foundation (REF) was realized in 2014 to help young people get involved in the development process of this country  and  help them achieve their goals. It also funds and provides for the needy children through education enrichment programmes to allow them stay in school and achieve their dreams and purpose in life.
Management team and members;
 Brian Kharis Okello (team leader) Members (Susan Kabarwani, James Akol, Caroline Kabataraine Owashaba and Reagan Karamagi )

A vibrant, healthy, innovative and productive generation

Promote governance and democracy, leadership skills, gender equality, education and youth empowerment.

Core Values
Empower : Inform : Teach : Build : Reach out

This is done through advocacy, networking and capacity building; for children, women and young  men in Uganda.

  1. Entrepreneur development; social economic empowerment practically and theoretically through system thinking approach in the community, equipping skills in young women and girls together with the youth

  1. Governance and democracy through active citizens and youth go green campaigns targeting young people to conserve the environment by /through planting trees in schools and communities and youth participation in dialogue in the communities.

  1. Children development programme that takes initiative to pay fees for orphans and vulnerables by taking care of their needs and providing  them with scholastic materials in order for them to stay in school. The programme also supports the teenagers in secondary schools to 18 years of age. There is also a programme of children for alternative change that enables them through dialogue, debates and discussions to discuss problems and issues they face/ encounter and find possible solutions, integrating the vices and make strategies to solve them. This is in families, schools and communities.We also train coach, and mentor young children- teens on life skills and how to live a brilliant life in order to become successful.

The social economic programme for the youth are craft making, beading,cake making, baking ,Saloon hair dressing, tailoring, sanitary pad and liquid soap making ,poultry keeping, piggery, secretarial work/ computer office (Microsoft) programs

  "Together we can change lives and the world to make it a better place"


Feel free to comment on what you think about us; what we do and what we can add on. That would be awesome to make us re-value our selves.Thanks!


  1. Make the society a true source of development for the many unprivileged to find it accessible and make thr dreams come true

  2. i love that brother,we shall keep reaching out

  3. The Movement and noble cause is on as we bring hope to the vulnerable