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How Can Fashion Help Refugees?

"If the refugees come and they are embroiled in this mess of unemployment and they have no productive engagements to do then they can easily get involved in other anti-social activities, like crime or maybe prostitution"

Click the Link below to read the full story via Peace News Network 


Celebrating the Skills of African Youth

Renowned blogger, Ruth Aine caught up with our founder Ojok-Okello about the skilling component of our social enterprise. Click the link below to read the story via the Social Good Blog 

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Class, pomp, glamour at the Uganda – France fashion show

The Uganda-France friendship week has embraced a ray of class in the fashion industry with several acts and showcasing driving the classic crowd into a frenzy.

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Why it Matters to Invest in Urban Refugees

Our co-founder, Ojok Okello caught up with Bonjour Kampala to discuss why fashion provides a unique opportunity for urban refugees in Kampala

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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