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.

Educate
Educate
Educatevia art
Reduce forest destruction
Reduce forest destruction
Reduce forest destructionwith energy-efficient stoves

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...

Joint Efforts for Green Mountain Initiative

Help to provide clean water to communities...

Joint Efforts for Green Mountain Initiative

Help to provide clean water to communities...

Help to provide clean water to communities at Bwindi (Uganda)- at $1800 per well.

Join Sahaya International and Joint Efforts for Green...

Bwindi Arts

Support Bwindi Arts via Sahaya International...

Bwindi Arts

Support Bwindi Arts via Sahaya International...

Support Bwindi Arts via Sahaya International to help local communities at Bwindi Impenetrable Forest in Uganda.

Bwindi Arts is a local...

880

Estimated number of mountain gorillas in the world

26

Number of youth trained in art

40

Number of reformed poachers

Introduction of energy-efficient stoves to communities

This project, aimed at introducing energy-efficient Lorena-rocket stoves, is implemented...

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

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