November 24, 2015


Can you imagine, for a moment, a woman making the biggest decision of her life? Either to stay living in the Acholi refugee camp in Kampala, where she works crushing rock into gravel. Or to travel five hundred kilometers to her homeland by way of a transitional villag...

January 19, 2015


Red Earth RISING gave out micro loans to several Acholi women living in the refugee camp in Kampala. So many great things came out of these loans beyond what the money could buy. We are proud to report there was a 100% repayment rate and that the trust circle model w...

January 3, 2015

So much is happening with Red Earth RISING in 2015.  The culmination of our three year plan to assist the Acholi women and their families in relocating back home is underway. Along with our Ugandan partners, Red Earth RISING has found land on which a transitional villa...

December 21, 2014



On our recent trip to Kampala, Uganda, Red Earth RISING hosted the Future Institute which was a multi-day training on health, language, literacy, leadership and business. Micro loans were distributed after the training.  As a way of supporting each other, the women m...

December 12, 2013

Make a tax deductible donation to Red Earth RISING and make everyone on your list feel great about making a difference in the world.  By making a donation in the name of your friends and family members you will show your loved ones the true meaning of the holidays.

We c...

November 8, 2013

Now back in Uganda, Gina is implementing Red Earth RISING’s “Future Institute” along with the help of local experts.

The Future Institute was designed to empower the women of the Acholi Quarter. Open to all women of the Quarter, the training involved Women’s Health care...

December 3, 2012

We are so grateful that we found Josephine from Gulu to come to Kampala to give the Gender Based Violence (GBV) training to six women from the Acholi Quarter. We saw significant growth in these women over the 2 day training. The value these strong women will add to the...

October 31, 2012


The Red Earth RISING staff is preparing for their next trip to Uganda.  We leave mid-November and will spend three weeks in Kampala and Gulu working with our partners to do gender based sexual assault training, kick off our micro finance project and begin filming a do...

October 29, 2012


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