Human Rights and Democracy Link Africa (RIDE AFRICA) former Integrated Women Development Program (IWDP), is a non-government, nonprofit making and non-partisan organization. It was formed in 1996 by a group of social workers with the purpose of advocating for the promotion of women and children’s rights. It is registered under the Ministry of Internal Affairs under the NGO Board registration number: S. 5914/3467. Over the years, RIDE AFRICA has grown to expand with other programs coming up. RIDE AFRICA has a management structure which defines power relations, the communication hierarchy and the general governance of the organization.

We are operating in the seven districts of the Rwenzori Region in Western Uganda namely, Bundibugyo, Kabarole, Kamwenge, Kasese, Kyenjojo, Kyegegwa and Ntoroko. However measures are in place to expand to others regions in Uganda, Eastern DRC, Southern South Sudan, Kenya and Rwanda with news programmes tailored to information communication technologies for development. If you want to know more about our programs, please visit our “What we do” tab.

RIDE AFRICA works with partners on local, regional, national and international levels. These partners contribute to the work of RIDE AFRICA for joint advocacy, sharing of expertise and information as well as complementing each other’s efforts. To read about our current and previous partners, please visit our “Donors” tab.