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About Our Story

We position ourselves to be better and able to empower and assist people with sickle cell disorders to achieve their full economic and social potential.

About Who We Are

Raising Hope international Friends was first set up as a registered charity in 2016. It was formed by a group of patients, parents and health professionals who were all concerned about the lack of understanding and the inadequacy of treatment for people especially children living with sickle cell disorders.

Our Ultimate Vision

Our vision is to be the most successful sickle cell organisation nationally with a wide network of well-informed, committed and active supporters working at local, national and international levels.

Our Mission

To engage communities in promoting sickle cell disease awareness, reduce stigmatization of people living with sickle cell disease in communities, encourage and educate families, guardians and care givers on how to care for people with Sickle cell disease as we work hand in hand with leaders in villages, schools, worship places, health centres and children’s, homes.

Get Involved

Contributions from the public are enormously important. RHIF is a Non-Profit organization sustained by the generosity of donors, collaborations with partners, and the dedication of volunteers.

Our History

Raising Hope International Friends is an indigenous local non profit organisation that started from Pallisa District with her headquarters in Kampala District . RHIF was founded in 2016 by a young enterprising youth Mr Okello Isaac who was committed to improving the living standards and the level of making of young people, children and more so those affected with sickle cell disease who at times and often would get little or no attention.

The organization particularly targets projects targets youth, school dropout, married or pregnant young mothers faced with challenges of sustainable livelihood by reducing barriers to accessing adolescent-friendly health services. 

Much emphasis is put on women and children who are most vulnerable members of the society, addressing issues of reproductive health, education, water n sanitation, Campaigns and advocacy, women /girl child empowerment through civic education and women IGA Programmes. 

RHIF is purposed to build confidence, raise self esteem to those with Sickle cell, improve the health status and empower the community we work with to participate fully in their own affairs and decision making to facilitate community based projects. 

This is aimed at exploiting natural resources and human resources available in the region whist sustaining and improve the health, capacity building of women, girl child and community development.

Our Objectives

> To promote Sickle Cell trait counselling and Create public awareness of the need to fund scientific and clinical advances in SCD .

>To promote public awareness of SCD amongst health care professionals regarding the needs and experiences of families living with sickle cell disease.

>To engage individuals and families living with sickle cell disease in planning and implementation of complications preventative strategies required to optimize care.

>To collaborate with Uganda hospitals to design and implement SCD initiatives to help improve on Awareness and access to treatment and education.

>To increase health intervention directly and indirectly to all classes of people in Uganda.

>To increase Psycho-social support to Gender Based Violence, Sickle Cell victims, young mothers, HIV/AIDS and other related affected victims.

What others say

Am impressed with your cause. Many people are benefiting from your advocacy. Thanks Isaac okello for having such a great team to ensure free sickle cell generation in Uganda. Kudos - Aaron Bisereko

Bokello is a great guy and appreciate what you guys are doing over here! - Brandon Garcia

Thank you for educating the community about the sickle cells challenge. - Gloria Divine Nakaayi

Our Team

Isaac Okello

Isaac Okello

Executive Director / Founder

Mr. Okello Isaac is passonate and committed to improving the living standards and the level of making of young people, children and more so those affected with sickle cell disease who at times and often would get little or no attention.
Alum Christine

Alum Christine

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is passonate and committed to improving the living standards and the level of making of young people, children and more so those affected with sickle cell disease who at times and often would get little or no attention.
Akoth Tinah

Akoth Tinah

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is passonate and committed to improving the living standards and the level of making of young people, children and more so those affected with sickle cell disease who at times and often would get little or no attention.
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is passionate and committed to improving the living standards and the level of making of young people, children and more so those affected with sickle cell disease who at times and often would get little or no attention.

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