About Us

About Us

Mbarara Rise Foundation (MRF) was founded in 2016 by a group of social activists and educators to advocate for high quality health services and the fundamental human rights of the LGBTQ community in western Uganda.

Meet Our Team

REAL RAYMOND


Real Raymond is the founder and Executive Director of the Mbarara Rise Foundation. An alumni of the Young African Leaders Institute, Real Raymond is known across the western rural areas of Uganda as an advocate for equality and a vocal supporter of the LGBTQ community.

As a community paralegal and human rights defender, Real is a trained champion in documenting and responding to gender based violence.


Programs Director
MUTESI JANET

Finance Manager
KAMUGASHA LIOUS

Office Administrator
MWENE OSBERT