Welcome to Rafiki Memorial Wildlife Conservation Initiative

We are a grassroots organization aimed at helping mountain gorillas and people in and around Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda, by combining conservation with education and empowerment of the local communities, including sustainable, conservation-based Incomes.

A few of our programs

Art program, art gallery and shop

In early 2021, Mushamba, founder of Rafiki,...

Art program, art gallery and shop

In early 2021, Mushamba, founder of Rafiki,...

In early 2021, Mushamba, founder of Rafiki, started the “Children in Conservation” art gallery, museum and gift shop, which welcomes tourists...

Mothers-in-Motion

Welcome to Mothers-in-Motion

We are...

Mothers-in-Motion

Welcome to Mothers-in-Motion

We are...

Welcome to Mothers-in-Motion

We are a group of women, based in Buhoma (at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda), that are involved in...

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Estimated number of mountain gorillas in the world

26

Number of youth trained in art

40

Number of reformed poachers

The story of Rafiki’s death

This drama is performed by Bwindi Buhoma United Reformed Poachers...

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Sewing machines to empower women

Thanks to ongoing fundraising efforts, we have been able to...

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Water conservation & plastic recycling

Join Rafiki's partner organization Community Initiatives for Biodiversity Conservation to...

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An act of kindness inspires, be a drop that creates a ripple

Watch the short documentary of Sahaya International about the power of the ripple effect.

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