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 space and a platform where the artistic, social and economic opportunities, talents and connections for urban refugees in Kampala are relentlessly pursued and consciously uplifted. We invest in urban refugees by offering skills development opportunities, showcasing and introducing various products they have made to the marketplace. We believe that by creating such a space and platform, we shall positively contribute towards creating better opportunities for urban refugees in Uganda.

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