Recent Reports

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Uganda

Two Staff Members' Stories: June 2017

July 13, 2017 - 
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Uganda

Two Staff Members' Stories: June 2017

July 06, 2017 - 
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Uganda

Two Inspiring Stories of Liberating Human Potential: June 2017

June 20, 2017 - 
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Uganda

RMF Founder and CEO, Dr. Martina Fuchs, Visits Bidibidi: March-May 2017

June 18, 2017 - 

Current statistics indicate that there are 272,206 refugees and asylum seekers now living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, and including other South Sudanese refugees in the area, as well as the host population of Yumbe, the project targets over 400,000 people.

Throughout this reporting period, RMF staff has continued to provide high-quality health services to persons of concern through the Outpatient department, Inpatient department, inpatient therapeutic care, outpatient therapeutic care, community outreaches, and referral services.

  • Provided antenatal, maternity, and family planning services to promote safe motherhood.
  • RMF purchased medicines to treat patients and laboratory supplies to test for diseases...
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Uganda

New Girls' Dormitory Completed: Q1 2017

June 05, 2017 - 

New students were successfully enrolled in senior one for the year 2017.

More laboratory reagents were provided to support the science department.

Construction of a new girls’ hostel was completed so that the school is able to enroll more female students.

Students were continually assessed through house examinations and tests.

Candidates who will sit for the national examination in October to December have been registered with the Uganda National Examination Board.

Students who completed their Ordinary Level in December 2016 received their results, and their
performance was impressive. The best candidate scored 17 aggregates.

Teaching and learning continued throughout...

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Uganda

Two Students Secure Scholarships: Q1 2017

May 26, 2017 - 
  • School fees were paid for all children sponsored by RMF, and the children were able to study and complete their end-of-term examinations without interruption.
  • Children who were in candidate classes (primary and secondary) completed their national examinations.
  • Wages for Buwate Sports Academy staff were paid promptly, which helps keep the team’s morale high.
  • Trainees were enrolled for vocational training in the hairdressing and tailoring departments.
  • The Kireka boys’ team participated in the Kampala Central District 2nd Division League, where they played against six strong teams. The games were held at different sports grounds within the city. At the...
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Uganda

Goboro Border Emergency: April 2017

May 16, 2017 - 

It is now extremely difficult for refugees fleeing from South Sudan to find a safe path into Uganda, because neither the rebels nor the government forces in South Sudan will allow civilians to flee the country. Currently, all the border points are unsafe except for Goboro, which is a refugee’s one chance, traveling on footpaths and through the bush, to arrive safely in Uganda. Thus, a majority of people wishing to flee the violence, food insecurity, inflation, and lack of services in South Sudan trail quietly through the bush to access Goboro and enter Uganda. Only then does the...

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Uganda

Tripartite Agreement Signed: February-March 2017

April 12, 2017 - 

Current statistics indicate that there are 272,206 refugees and asylum seekers now living in Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, and including residents of its catchment areas, the project targets over 330,000 people.

The refugee population in Uganda has increased rapidly due to the influx of South Sudanese fleeing violence, scarcity of food, and financial instability in their country. The UNHCR reported over 41,000 new arrivals from South Sudan in two weeks (March 1–14, 2017), and Goboro border continues to receive more than 1,000 refugees daily. Bidibidi Refugee Settlement, opened in early August 2016 still being built from the ground up...

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Uganda

Refugee and Host Communities Benefit from Construction Efforts: March - April 2017

April 11, 2017 - 
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Refugee and Host Communities Benefit from Construction Efforts: March - April 2017

April 11, 2017 - 
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