About Us

RISE-UP HUB is the first social venture established by the Refugee Innovation and Sustainable Enterprise – Urban Project (RISE-UP), an urban refugee economic empowerment project implemented by Innovation Consortium. The project is a recipient of the 2018 French Government Innovative Projects from Civil Society and Coalitions of Actors (PISSCA) Fund awarded by French Embassy in Uganda.  


Founded in 2018, RISE-UP HUB is an online marketplace providing a  platform for showcasing and selling authentic and finest fashion products made by refugees in Uganda. With two workshops located in Nsambya and Kyebando - all suburbs in Kampala, we offer specialized training for urban refugees in fashion and design at a free cost.



Igniting a kitenge fashion generation one wear at a time



Our mission is to relentlessly promote finest contemporary African fashion both locally and internationally and be a benchmark of authenticity and creativity in African Fashion industry.

Contact US

Visit Us

​Kyebando Nsooba Stage, Bayita Road

Nsambya Church Road, Opposite Haki Petrol Station

Call/WhatsApp Us

+256 774 547023​ / +256 759 756 018

RISE-UP Hub is a fashion space where the artistic, social and economical connections for urban refugees in Kampala are consciously uplifted… a space to train, showcase and introduce fashion products made by refugees to the marketplace.... We believe that by creating such a space, we shall positively contribute towards creating better opportunities for urban refugees in Uganda.

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