Author Archives: krc

• COVID-19

KRC JOINS FIGHT, STARTS MASSIVE SENSITISATION COUNTRY IN LOCK-DOWN By John Murungi Amooti and Kayiwa John ‘We have before us an ordeal of the most grievous kind. We have before us many, many long months of struggle and of suffering.You ask, what is our policy? I will say: It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all ... Read More »

• KRC Commemorates the International women’s day

By Yosia Baluku-Fort Portal International Women’s Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The International Women’s Day date was moved to March 8 in 1913. … The day aimed to help nations worldwide eliminate discrimination against women. It also focused on helping women gain full and equal participation in global development. This year’s celebrations under the theme “Each for Equal” ... Read More »

• News Brief: Leave our Food out of modernity; children demand during a debate at the annual indigenous food Festival

“Modernise infrastructure, technology and telecommunication development not our food”, school children demanded during a debate at the annual indigenous food Festival in Ruteete Sub-county, Kabarole District. The Debate was one of the main activities of the Annual indigenous food Festival organized by Kabarole Research and Resource Centre(KRC) in partnership with Ruteete Sub-county local Government with financial support from Hivos and ... Read More »

• Leaders pledge to support mechanisms to foster unity, cohesion and solidarity to harness Regional Development-Kasunga 9.

By Yosia Baluku-Fort Portal The KRC organized Kasunga leaders’ retreats have continued to gain momentum with the recent Kasunga 9 that was held at Kalya Courts hotel Fort Portal Municipality on the 15th to 16th August 2019. This was held under the theme “Securing Common Ground for Rwenzori Region Development” The 2 days leaders retreat that attracted ministers, members of ... Read More »


“Indigenous and traditional food and seed systems, preserving agricultural biodiversity, ending Hunger”.  During the Rwenzori Regional indigenous/ Traditional Food and seed Fair Conducted at Balya Road Green Belt, Fort Portal. The Fort Portal Food Change Lab 8th-10th Oct 2018. FORT PORTAL: Farmers in the Rwenzori and Bunyoro sub regions in Western Uganda have asked government to set up seed banks to ensure availability and quality seeds. “In order to protect the survival of traditional/indigenous ... Read More »

• KRC simplifies Police work

My name is Musinguzi David am a police Constable attached to Malembo C police post and my role is protect the refugee community and their property. Before KRC came to this community with the strategy to respond and prevent GBV, this place had a lot of crime rates from December 2017 –to April 2018 where we could receive 5- 7 ... Read More »

• GBV messages simplified through music, dance and drama

My name is Waikani Anne a Congolese refugee residing in Malembo C. I arrived in Kyangwali refugee settlement in December 2017, it was my first time to stay in a refugee settlement and fresh as was I did not know any laws of Uganda and even I did not know where to report in case I experienced gender based violence. ... Read More »

• Building capacities of Local Councils: A facilitator’s Tale

By Joseph Kalungi  In Kamwenge District two orientations have been done for councils of Mahyoro and Nkoma-Katalyeba Town Council. The Focus was to mentor Councillors on their roles as people representatives. Give them practical knowledge and skills on the operations of council as well as rules and procedures of council.  As facilitators, before the orientation, I noted that most councilors ... Read More »

• A Transact walk that changed their attitude

By Richard Tusiime Its day one of the civic educators training, leadership and accountability is the module under discussion, the chief facilitator Mr. John Murungi Amooti,Senior Project officer, Civic Education, pauses a question, ‘how often do you, as citizens have you taken a personal initiative to monitor and supervise the government workers, project and property within your communities?’ The response ... Read More »

• KRC, Intensifies Civic Education, Hundreds of citizens turn up to face their leaders on issues of service delivery

By John Murungi and Richard Tusiime In their hundreds they trecked into the rally venues, ambitious –and with faces conoting people with a serious mission. Most of them even came with well written discussion points. Such has been the overwhelming response KRC has received from the citizens of the Rwenzori Region where its implementing the Civic Education program Having had ... Read More »

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Kampala Uganda
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