Blog

  • Group Visit During Mission 2022
    Global health leaders roll up their sleeves to help Ugandans and to understand their challenges from Kampala to Kisoro.
  • University Inauguration
    As part of the Digital Food System, GlobalRise seeks to build a Center for knowledge transfer and workforce training at the University. This will ensure that local people are trained to manage the food system.
  • Meet Emmanuel and Michael!
    Emmanuel and Michael are offering unyielding commitment and support to the people of Kasese.
  • Community Nutrition: Armed with Knowledge and Tools, Kasese Families are Fighting Back
    Discover how families in the Rwenzori region are fighting back against childhood malnutrition.
  • Rwenzori International University
    Sixty universities operate in Uganda, yet none serve the Rwenzori Mountains where over one million Bakonzo live…until today.
  • Digital Health Week in the Mountain Jungles
    What does “digital health” have to do with “digital food systems”? What does it have to do with better nutrition?
  • Farm-to-Plate Protocol
    In 2016 an idea sprouted at a strategy meeting in India…orphanages struggle with professional nutrition examination of their children. This is because of…
  • Drones or Donkeys?
    In what could be one of the most significant failures to improve the life of mountainous small holder farmers in Kasese, the use of donkeys was recommended to help farmers move their crops down to formal markets. Why donkeys?
  • Twiga’s Crusade to “Kick Stunting Out of Kasese!”
    Prior to the pandemic, GlobalRise started a multi-year campaign to help the people of Kasese to eliminate stunting. Prior research indicates that this area has a 50% stunting rate – one out of every two kids. As a World Vision executive says, this is “an abomination”.
  • Training in the Mountain Jungles
    We are so happy to be back in the field for the first time since the pandemic! The town of Kasese is moving forward…